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Sr Structural Engineer

  1. Edison, New York, Philadelphia, Princeton
R-110376

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 seeking a Senior Structural Engineer/Project Manager to join our Iselin, NJ, New York City, NY, or Philadelphia, PA office to lead and work on various 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 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.

About You:

In this Senior Structural Engineer/ Project management role, you will participate in a wide range of exciting projects by leading design for simple and complex bridges, culverts, retaining walls, overhead gantries, other structures on highway, transit, rail, airport, and trail projects. You will be an integral team member for managing and growing AtkinsRéalis’ transportation business with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA).

How your experience will contribute to the team:

  • Business Development and Work Winning:
    • Be a dedicated business builder who will utilize existing relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities as well as recruit top technical staff.
    • Possess a background in winning and serving clients on major projects, a sound technical background, excellent communication and organizational skills and thorough knowledge and understanding of New Jersey details and standards.
    • Build and maintain relationships with clients, both public and private, as well as representatives of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
    • Leverage existing and develop new NJDOT and NJTA relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities.
    • Work with leadership to promote design excellence, provide leadership and mentoring while driving the strategic plan for the office.
    • Play a key role leading pursuits and writing proposals for NJDOT and NJTA.
    • Define scope of project, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and executing project assignments.
  • Technical Expert
    • Select problems for investigation, develop novel approaches and solutions to technical problems.
    • Keep abreast of state-of-the-art methods and developments in area of specialization.
    • Recommend changes or improvements to plans and programs.
  • May function as the project manager for routine to semi-complex projects.  
    • Responsibilities may include supporting the following: marketing, negotiating contracts, budgeting, financial management, schedule coordination and resources allocation.
    • Help support other offices within the region to fulfill current project needs while planning the future of our New Jersey business.
  • Project and People Management:
    • Engage with personnel by reviewing and evaluating workload, resource planning, project performance, and business development opportunities.
    • Assist project staff in developing work plans; reviews and approves schedules, budgets, project milestone dates, and work products.
    • Oversee financial performance of projects; assist project staff in identifying potential problems to ensure remedial actions are promptly taken to avoid financial losses and client dissatisfaction.
    • Serve as a technical manager and/or project manager for projects; provide technical oversight.
    • Conduct 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.
    • Perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Role Requirements

  • B.S. and/or M.S. in Engineering with a concentration in Structures
  • 15-20 years of relevant experience.
  • P.E. license (preferably NJ)
  • SE License is desirable.
  • Experience leading transportation design projects for the New Jersey Department of Transportation and New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
  • Existing NJDOT and/or NJTA relationships
  • Proficiency of Structural Design of Highway Bridges and other highway-related structures
    • Experience with other types of bridges (railroad, pedestrian, etc.) is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, public speaking, and persuasive ability.
  • Technical design, writing, computer, and communication skills are required.
    • Intermediate proficiency of CAD is required.
    • Experience with MicroStation is desirable.
  • Experience with managing people, project scope, budget and schedule are desirable.

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/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 $180,000 - $220,000 annually/hourly depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

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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