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Transportation and Tolling Project Director

  1. Transportation
  2. Edison
R-064242

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, thriveWe 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! AtkinsRéalis seeks a Transportation and Tolling Project Director to join our team in Edison, NJ. This role provides a flexible schedule and Hybrid work opportunity.

Working within a regional team environment the successful New Jersey Professional Engineer (P.E.) candidate will lead the acquisition and delivery of tolling and transportation projects with a primary focus on New Jersey Turnpike and New Jersey DOT, as well as other Northeast transportation and toll clients.

Manages complex projects often with high levels of regulatory agency involvement and complex technical requirements, including but not limited to program management, highway design, significant design-build or design-build-operate-maintain undertakings, major and unique structures, etc.

Provides leadership, direction, and technical guidance to project managers and technical staff within assigned area of responsibility to ensure that quality management and technical services are provided to clients. The successful candidate will help further build a team locally and be accountable for project team productivity, project profitability, and results against budges and marketing plan.

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?

Marketing and client maintenance –

  • Responsible for actively pursuing, investigating, and evaluating new or expanded opportunities for associated projects and services within the firm by maintaining contacts with current and prospective client decision makers.
  • Assisting with the development, implementation, and monitoring of annual and strategic marketing plans for targeted projects.
  • Supports proposal development and oral interview teams; reviews and recommends project marketing budgets subject to approval by senior management.
  • Maintains visibility and professional courtesy by actively participating in civic and professional organizations and encourages project staff to do the same.

Project production and management –

  • 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.
  • Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the project. Reviews QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits.
  • Assists assigned project staff in facilitating work sharing with other operating units.
  • Secures resource support from other operating units. Establishes work sharing commitments and negotiates outsourcing budgets with technical managers.

Contracts and financial –

  • Conducts contract negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Recommends operational budgets for approval by senior management. Reviews and makes decision on proposed project budgets.
  • Monitors monthly performance against budget to ensure project profitability.
  • Management assignments typically involve large, multi-discipline assignments, including unconventional or complex projects made up of highly sophisticated and specialized technical components generating annual net revenue between $5 million to $20 million annually.

Internal staff administration –

  • Assists management team in identifying staffing needs and the hiring/compensation    process based on future workload and manpower projections for project staffing.
  • Will currently manage indirect reports from the Technical Professional Organization selected for staffing projects and support mentoring and evaluation of these staff.
  • Responsible for direct management of staff as the local team is further built and expands.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • A New Jersey Professional Engineer P.E. with Bachelor's degree in field of practice such as Civil Engineering.  A Graduate degree, or management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
  • This level may be achieved by technical professionals or managers with twelve years of experience since B.S. or eleven years since M.S., with at least three of these years in the Senior Project Manager position with highly complex project management responsibility.
  • Demonstrated track record of winning and executing work with key clients, particularly New Jersey Turnpike and New Jersey DOT. Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, public speaking, and persuasive ability; very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills; ability to manage and coordinate efforts of various projects to produce budgeted profits and overall results.

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. 

Expected compensation range is between $134,000/yr - $ 230,000 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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