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Senior Project Manager

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Atlanta, Houston
R-111106

Why join us?

AtkinsRéalis seeks an energetic and highly motivated Senior Project Manager to join our team from one of our hub offices in Kansas City, Houston, or Atlanta. The ideal candidate will join our team to support the development of digital flood study and flood hazard data for FEMA under the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) Production and Technical Services (PTS) program and help direct project teams, develop & manage project quality assurance, and supervise project managers, technical professionals, and other design staff including managing project workload and manpower forecasting. FEMA’s Risk MAP program is the process used by FEMA to map the nation’s flood risk by making Flood Insurance Rate Maps, or flood maps.

We seek career minded individuals!

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy. 

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Directs project team compliance with contract terms
  • Develops, communicates, and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, and progress reporting requirements
  • Monitors schedules, billings, and reports while ensuring appropriate charging of manhours, costs, and expenses to projects
  • Communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems.
  • Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client
  • Maintains frequent contact with clients to determine their respective needs and requirements, and serves subject matter expert (SME) as needed
  • Supervises other project managers, technical professionals, and other design staff including managing project workload and manpower forecasting
  • Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates, and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firms capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients
  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and in the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice. Graduate degree desirable. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with 8 years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, two of these working as a Sr. Technical Professional.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; good public speaking ability; strong project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency. 

Special Skills

  • Knowledge of the FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and/or various state floodplain mapping programs is desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience with FEMA guidelines and standards for flood risk analysis and mapping activities under the FEMA Risk MAP Program is desired.
  • Experience with FEMA flood study, DFIRM and FIS production including preliminary map preparation and the post preliminary processing due process workflow.
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software is desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience with engineering modeling techniques for flood studies, including hydrologic analysis and hydraulics analysis (1D/2D) using HEC-RAS, SWMM, FLO-2D or other hydraulics software, is desired.

Professional Registrations

  • Professional Registration desired as either Project Management Professional (PMP), Geographic Information System Professional (GISP), and/or Professional Engineer (P.E.) is desired.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:  

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible work schedules  
  • Group Insurance 
  • Paid Family Leave  
  • Two Floating Holidays 
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity) 
  • Pet Insurance  
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program 
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals. 
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college 

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!  

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability. 

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. 

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.   

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies: 

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies 

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Breaking barriers: Manisha's 22-year journey to leading a 700+ strong engineering team

Preview

India

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/29/2024

Summary

Meet Manisha – a Civil Engineer with 22 years of experience that she so nonchalantly talks about! What began as a dream, she achieved and is now leading the Civil Engineering discipline at the AtkinsR

Preview

Discover the inspiring journey of a Civil Engineer at AtkinsRéalis, navigating challenges, perseverance, and shattering glass ceilings.

Read more