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Senior Structural Engineer

  1. Transportation
  2. Edison, New York, Philadelphia
R-111180

Why join us? 

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and it’s people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to join our team in IselinNJ, New York City, NY, or Philadelphia, PA to lead and work on various structures projects with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA).

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management companies. 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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Being a dedicated business builder who will utilize existing relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities as well as recruit top technical staff.
  • Serving clients on major projects, using a sound technical background, excellent communication and organizational skills and thorough knowledge and understanding of New Jersey design details and standards.
  • Maintaining relationships with clients, both public and private, as well as representatives of local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Working with leadership to promote design excellence, provide leadership and mentoring while driving the strategic plan for the office.
  • Leveraging existing and developing new NJDOT and NJTA relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities.
  • Playing a key role leading pursuits and supporting proposal development for NJDOT and NJTA.
  • Professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement, or highly complex technical requirements.
  • Serving as a mentor to less experienced peers to assist in their training and development.
  • Performing the essential project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.

Role Requirements?

  • Defines scope of projects, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing and executing project assignments.
  • Selects problems for investigation, developing novel approaches and solutions to technical problems.
  • Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art methods and developments in structural engineering. .
  • Recommends changes or improvements to plans and programs.
  • Serve as a technical manager and/or project manager for projects; provides technical oversight.
  • . Responsibilities may include supporting the following: marketing/pursuits, negotiating contracts, budgeting, financial management, schedule coordination and resources allocation.
  • Designs and develops plans and drawings for bridges and other miscellaneous structures.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Help support other offices within the region to fulfill current project needs while planning the future of our New Jersey business.
  • Engage with personnel by reviewing and evaluating workload, resource planning, project performance, and business development opportunities.
  • Assists project staff in developing work plans; reviews and approves schedules, budgets, project milestone dates, and work products.
  • Oversees financial performance of projects; assists project staff in identifying potential problems to ensure remedial actions are promptly taken to avoid financial losses and client dissatisfaction.
  • Conducts quality control checks, reviewing calculations, designs, evaluations and specifications developed by design staff for accuracy and completeness, performing on-site inspections and reviews, and conducting or overseeing remedial design work.

Education & Experience

  • B.S. in Engineering with a concentration in Structures is required.
  • M.S. in Engineering with a concentration in Structures is preferred.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • New Jersey P.E. license required. PE license on other Northeast states is a plus.
  • SE License is preferred.
  • High proficiency of Structural Design of Highway Bridges and other highway-related structures is required.
  • Technical design, writing, computer, and communication skills are required.
  • Department of Transportation or New Jersey Turnpike experience is preferred.
  • Experience with other types of bridges (railroad, pedestrian, etc.) is a plus.
  • Intermediate proficiency of CAD is required.
  • Experience with MicroStation is preferred.
  • Experience with managing people, project scope, budget and schedule are a plus.
  • Extensive experience leading transportation design projects for the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability.
  • Existing NJDOT and relationships preferred.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible schedule/
  • Hybrid work opportunity
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

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/Vet/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. 

Expected compensation range is between $115k-$145k ) annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location. This salary is negotiable based on experience and expertise.

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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