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Transportation Project Director- Nashville, TN

  1. Nashville
R-109390

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 seeking a Project Director to join our team in Nashville, TN to lead and work on various transportation projects with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) as well as local municipalities and transportation agencies.

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?

  • 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 Tennessee details and standards.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, both public and private, as well as representatives of local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Work with leadership to promote design excellence, provide leadership and mentoring while driving the strategic plan for the office.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the office to maximize profitability, marketing capabilities, operational efficiencies, and quality.
  • Leverage existing and develop new TDOT relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities.
  • Play a key role leading pursuits and writing proposals for TDOT and other local municipalities and transportation agencies.
  • Help support other offices within the region to fulfill current project needs while planning the future of our Tennessee 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.
  • Serve as a technical manager and/or project manager for projects; provide technical oversight.
  • Ensure QA/QC procedures are being implemented.

What will you contribute?

  • Minimum of 15 years progressive experience in the TN transportation market.
  • Extensive experience leading transportation design projects for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and other local municipalities and agencies.
  • Tennessee P.E. license at minimum required and preferred candidate would have other state PE licenses across the southeast.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability.
  • Very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering.
  • Existing TDOT and City of Nashville relationships preferred.

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 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
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 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 workplaceEOE/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 privacyPlease 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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