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Senior Water Engineering Project Manager

  1. Water
  2. Henderson
R-113577

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 its 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 hiring! The Senior Water Engineering Project Manager will be based out of our Henderson, NV, office and reports to our Senior Division Manager. The Senior Water Engineering Project Manager, under direction, provides professional and project management expertise in municipal water design work including unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements with clients such as City of Las Vegas, Clark County and City of Henderson. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.

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?

  • Past experience with flood control facility design and management experience highly preferred.  The Nevada program includes projects with construction values of $10 - $50M with 5 – 10 projects in design/construction at any given time.  Facility types include RCP and RCB storm drains, up to 72” diameter RCP and 10’ x 15’ RCB, large concrete open channels, grade control structures/weirs/spillways and detention basins 100 acre-feet and larger.
  • Familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, master planning, FEMA floodplain mapping and the associated drainage studies and design reports is desirable. 
  • Coordinates communications between internal and external associates, stakeholders and clients, and local, state and federal agencies such as Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas Valley Water District, Clark County Public Works, City of Las Vegas, City of Henderson, City of North Las Vegas, Clark County Regional Flood Control District, Clark County Water Reclamation District, etc. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements.
  • Provide the team with critical decision-making information and business intelligence on the local and regional water market in order to execute the business growth strategy, teaming discussions, go-no evaluation and major proposal preparation. Helps lead the development of the project fee proposal and estimates/reviews the level of effort for scope execution and development of project fee proposal.
  • Directs project team compliance with contract terms, monitors subcontractors' progress, performance and compliance with contractual commitments; participates in contract dispute resolution and litigation concerning project performance, administration and other liability issues; reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices and resolves payment disputes.
  • Ability to provide technical review and guidance on design planning, plans production, specifications, constructability, construction costing and other project execution elements highly preferred along with the ability to be the project manager on one or more flood control facility design projects if workload allows and the need arises.
  • Monitors schedules, billings and reports; ensures appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects; assists in obtaining payment from clients; resolves client disputes and adjusts billing records as required; communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems.
  • Experience with research, analysis and development of existing underground utility databases in a 3-D CAD environment within the public ROW for the purpose of new underground pipeline design/installation desirable.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.
  • Professional Engineer license in Nevada is required, or ability to obtain in Nevada within 6 months. Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) required within one year of assuming this position.
  • Ideal candidate will have minimum 7 years of technical experience in flood control facility planning and design with at least 5 years of design experience as lead engineer and/or project manager.
  • Understanding and general competency of CADD (Autodesk and MicroStation).
  • Proven interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; strong project financial management and team management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.

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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