Atkins Global

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Atkins is an EOE/ Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

Atkins Global Tampa, FL, USA
Nov 30, 2018
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our  Tampa, FL  Water Resources Group as an  Senior Water Resources Engineer or Senior Scientist . The focus will be on hydrogeology and well design. Our Tampa hydrogeology team consists of groundwater modelers, well designers and hydrologist. The ideal candidate is a licensed Professional Geologist or Professional Engineer. MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE Provides the expertise of a seasoned well designer. Experience in hydrogeology, geology and well design is required. The candidate’s background can be in geology or engineering. Experience with water supply wells, deep injection wells and/or Aquifer Storage and Recovery wells is required. The candidate will directly interface with clients, procure work, and carry out designs for both existing and future contracts. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct. JOB DUTIES Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior staff, CAD designers or technicians.  Plans and reviews the production of drawings and specifications.  Plans and reviews the production of hydrogelogical investigations or planning work.  Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution.  Analyzes technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions.  Analyzes project dimension and scope, and prepares or oversees the preparation of cost and staff estimates, schedules and job budgets.  Coordinates work with project manager, and guides junior professionals and technical personnel on the design and drafting of preliminary and final plans.  Is responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.  May occasionally manage projects.  Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering or Geology. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred.  This level may be achieved by Engineers/ Geologists with seven years of experience since B.S. or 6 years since M.S. Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience. SPECIAL SKILLS Proven technical writing and communication skills. Incumbent may be eligible for project management training. PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS P.E. or P.G. license is required. Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.  Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:  http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Atkins Global NYC, NY, USA
Nov 30, 2018
Full time
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our   Water Resource East Practice   as   Water Resources Lead   for our New York regional technical practice and team. This position will be based in our   midtown NYC office . MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE The initial role for this candidate will be to lead the water resources related technical delivery for major transportation and intermodal (airport) improvement projects, including mega projects and Design/Build in the NY/New England area. The individual will have responsibility for the integrated delivery of stormwater design and permitting aspects, including: managing a complex team of inhouse staff and subconsultants; interdisciplinary coordination with other technical leaders and teams; effective management of project resources, schedule and budget; and effective representation of Atkins with the project Architect, Owner, Contractor and company leadership. Longer-term, the role will provide technical expertise and leadership for our Water Resources practice for the NY/New England area, including: staff leadership and management; supporting business development and opportunity capture in the region; providing senior level project management; and, oversight and implementation of our QA/QC policies and program. JOB DUTIES Manages the staff, operations, and business development coordination activities of a water resources engineering team. Work involves coordination, research and problem solving on a variety of engineering projects, which may include unique and/or controversial issues, the solution of which has an important effect on major projects and/or programs. Provides expertise for diverse water engineering activities throughout the area of responsibility, nationally, and/or company-wide. May function as project manager, lead engineer and/or technical consultant. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct. Provide leadership, direction and guidance to the water team to enhance the capabilities of the team.  Mentors staff to achieve higher levels of success within the organization and the industry.  Responsible for achieving growth, financial success, quality, client satisfaction, and team performance and engagement goals. Coordinates with the regional business units and business development and sales units, to identify and strategize project pursuits, and coordinate resource requirements for proposals and engineering product production. REQUIREMENTS Minimum of 9 years (preferably 15+ years) of experience with design of infrastructure storm water conveyance and management, including: large culverts, complex storm drain systems, bridge hydraulics, water quality and BMP’s, watershed modeling, open swales, scour, and stormwater management and erosion and sediment control, including associated permitting.  BS in Civil Engineering or related field (Master's degree preferred). Prior leadership and management experience on large land development or infrastructure assignment. Design and client interaction experience with the Port Authority of NY and NJ, as well as the NY DEP and other regional permitting agencies. Previous large design-build project experience highly desired. Strong technical writing and communications skills, proven through technical proposal development, technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. Excellent technical and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively coordinate with multiple disciplines. Proven ability to manage an engineering team and provide leadership to local and/or regional staff, as well as effectively coordinate with national level staff.  Highly skilled at promoting the firm and negotiating advantageous contract terms. Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general. Marketing/business development and client management experience is preferred. Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D software is preferred.  SPECIAL SKILLS  Strong technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.  PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS P.E. license in New York (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire) is required. Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:  http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf    
Atkins Global Epsom, UK
Nov 17, 2018
Full time
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Atkins is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our Waste & Resource Management Team in Epsom. The Team provides expert advice and support to clients across all Atkins’ key market sectors. Waste and Resource Management includes waste management plans and strategy, design in existing and new developments, sustainability and resource conservation, regulatory support, waste classification and characterisation and the development of waste and energy recovery infrastructure. We are looking for a motivated, client and solution-oriented individual to join our dynamic and expanding business. This is a great career opportunity for an experienced individual who is looking to progress their career. Requirements Candidates for this role must be open to UK and international travel. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in several of the following: Working knowledge of UK and EU waste regulations; Providing practical construction waste and resource management advice to clients, both on and off site; Have extensive knowledge of solid waste treatment and management systems; and  Project and bid management. Experience in the following would be advantageous: Carbon modelling; Environmental Permitting (in relation to waste); and Supporting in business development. The individual Candidates for this role must be open to UK travel (with the possibility for occasional short-term international assignments). The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of: Ability to show initiative, with a confident, professional “Can Do” approach; Strong report writing, verbal and presentation skills; Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically; Have an interest in and understanding of broader environmental and sustainability issues; Working towards becoming (or already) chartered with an institution such as CIWM or IEMA; Have a full UK/EEC driving licence. Training Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving chartership and corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Atkins Global London, UK
Nov 17, 2018
Full time
Do you want to make a real difference in driving the sustainability performance of major infrastructure projects, contributing to the transition to a zero carbon and carbon positive future? Atkins is looking to recruit a   Senior / Principal Sustainability Consultant   with strong experience in sustainable design and management of built assets, in particular transport and utility infrastructure, to join our team of dedicated sustainability and environmental professionals located across the country. You will be working to deliver an exciting range of high profile projects, including large scale energy projects, major water infrastructure schemes, HS2 and other rail schemes, Smart Motorways and Highways Improvement Schemes. Key clients include Network Rail, TfL, Highways England, Environment Agency, water and energy companies.  Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Our proven track record in delivering complex solutions is made possible by the collective breadth and depth of expertise, experience and resources of our people and businesses around the world.  Based in the Environment division of our UK Infrastructure business, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with our infrastructure and other built asset project teams throughout the project lifecycle, and in particular the design and construction phases of projects. This is an excellent career development opportunity for a candidate with proven experience, looking to progress their career to the next level through working on high profile infrastructure projects throughout the UK.  Key Responsibilities  • Identification, prioritisation and management of sustainability characteristics, risks and opportunities for projects and operations. • Development of sustainable design and management approaches, methods and solutions. • Development of sustainability strategies, design and management plans. • Work as part of project teams providing pragmatic technical support to influence project development and drive delivery of optimal project sustainability performance. • Project management and coordination of sustainability inputs on major projects. • Represent the company and continue to build personal, team and company reputation.  • Support on bid preparation and business development as required. Requirements The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a sustainability / environment related or engineering discipline and will have achieved, or be working towards, chartered status and / or full or associate membership of a recognised relevant professional body. He / she will possess strong sustainability related expertise, a wide range of skill sets and a willingness to become involved in a broad selection of projects.  The successful applicant will: • Have an excellent understanding of sustainability, in particular carbon and resource efficiency, in an infrastructure project context. • Possess strong interpersonal skills and experience working collaboratively with a range of technical specialists at different levels. • Be highly self-motivated, possessing strong enthusiasm and commitment to delivering sustainable outcomes. • Be flexible, adaptable and prepared to take on new challenges and work from other Atkins or client office locations. • Have strong report writing, communication and presentation skills. • Have experience of UK sustainability and environmental regulations, guidance and standards. Knowledge of international regulatory frameworks, guidance and standards would be an advantage.  Training Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions such as IEMA, RTPI, LI, ICE, CIEEM, and CIWEM. Rewards and Benefits Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Atkins Global Austin, TX, USA
Nov 07, 2018
Full time
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have 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.   Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our  Environmental team in Austin, Texas as an  Scientist/ Ecologist II . Our office is located at the Domain, an upscale retail and business center, located in north Austin. This role will exercise technical expertise and provide project oversight for a diverse range of projects in the field of infrastructure environmental science and consulting. This position will support senior technical staff in the field and in the office, performing natural resource surveys, collecting and analyzing data, preparing reports, supporting cost estimates, and interacting occasionally with clients, subcontractors, private parties, members of the public, and regulatory agencies. You may also participate in business development and marketing efforts over time JOB DUTIES Conduct natural resource field investigations, including but not limited to identification of waters of the United States, including wetland delineations; threatened and endangered species coordination; habitat evaluations including presence/absence surveys; specimen collection; handling construction monitoring; stormwater and erosion control monitoring and compliance; soil/water sampling; data entry, processing, and interpretation; and Phase I site assessments. Prepares technical report of findings; supports preparation of permits and NEPA documents, and provides peer reviews of reports prepared by others. Serves and as in-field team leader for junior staff and technicians. Responsible for planning field work and coordinating with various parties as to when and where field work will occur.  Serves as an in-field team leader for health and safety requirements, including the preparation of safety documents and adherence to company safety protocols and procedures. Maintains field notes and other collected data in an organized and useful fashion to meet and safeguard project objectives. Effectively communicate the results of studies performed to supervisory and project management staff. Support proposal scope, technical approaches, and fee estimates. Serves as an in-field point of contact for clients, subcontractors, and various other parties. May assist in the management of projects. Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science including Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science, or related fields commensurate with the hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science including Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science, or related fields commensurate with the hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience SPECIAL SKILLS   Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, self- motivating technical writing, computer and communication skills including public speaking desired.  The ideal candidate would have experience in identification of waters of the United States (including wetlands); Section 404/401 permitting; wildlife and/or botany surveys and compliance; NEPA studies and documentation; stormwater and erosion compliance experience; wetland and stream condition assessment; wetland and stream mitigation; basic stream hydrologic principles; GIS skills; and GPS equipment familiarity.   The successful applicant must have a general understanding of one or more of the following industries: infrastructure, transportation, state and local governments, or water quality.    Prior experience with Galveston, Fort Worth, and Albuquerque Districts of the USACE and TxDOT preferred.  Prior absence and presence survey experience as well as USFWS scientific permits or ability to obtain permits also preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Routine travel is to be expected. Must be confident working in harsh and inhospitable outdoor climates in the southwestern and Midwestern US during all times of the year. Must maintain a keen awareness of safety protocols in the field and in the office. Will occasionally operate a company truck or rental vehicle.  Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Atkins Global Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 29, 2018
SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our  Atlanta, Georgia Southeast Ecology group   as an   Environmental Scientist.   MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE The selected candidate for this position will apply their ecological and environmental knowledge and experience toward the assessment of project sites, along with preparation of reports and regulatory applications. This position will support projects and manage tasks in the field and in the office, performing and leading natural resource surveys collecting and analyzing data, preparing and reviewing reports, and interacting with clients, subcontractors, and regulatory agencies. JOB DUTIES Lead and conduct natural resource field investigations, including but not limited to: identification and delineation of waters of the United States and wetlands; functional assessments; habitat assessments; and protected species presence/absence surveys. Plan field work and serve as safety lead while in the field, including the preparation of safety documents and adherence to company safety protocols and procedures. Utilize GPS equipment, post-process data, and utilize GIS to analyze data and produce figures for reports. Performs work which involves conventional methods and requires the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning to achieve and meet project expectations. Coordinate with design professionals and overall project team for accurate depiction of natural resources on construction plans and to identify opportunities for avoiding and minimizing potential impacts. Prepare technical reports and provide quality reviews of reports prepared by others. Prepare special provisions and permit applications for various regulatory agencies, including the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD). EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience. SPECIAL SKILLS A minimum of five years of experience is desired, and 1 or more years of GDOT related experience is highly desired.  A minimum of 2 years of field lead experience is preferred. PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS None required; however, ability to pursue professional certification/registration is preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, self-motivating, technical writing, computer and communication skills including public speaking. Proficiency with the MS Office suite of software, ArcGIS, Trimble GPS, and Pathfinder Office/TerraSync.  The ideal candidate would have experience in the following: Piedmont and/or coastal plain. ecology; identification of waters of the United States (including wetlands); Section 404/401 permitting; wildlife and/or botany surveys; wetland and stream condition assessment and mitigation; GIS skills; and GPS equipment proficiency.  The successful applicant must have a general understanding of the following industries: infrastructure, transportation (GDOT), state and local governments, water quality, and/or regulatory/compliance. Experience with review and interpretation of construction plans is preferred. Prior GDOT experience and prequalification training is highly desired.  USFWS scientific permits or ability to obtain permits would be a plus. Routine travel for field work is a requirement of the position.  The candidate must be confident working in harsh and inhospitable outdoor climates in the southeast US during all times of the year. The role requires a keen awareness to safety protocols in the field and in the office.  The candidate must have a valid driver’s license.  The role will require operating a company truck or rental vehicle for field work.
Atkins Global Miami, FL, USA
Oct 29, 2018
Full time
SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our  Miami, Florida Eco Sciences East Group   as a    Environmental  Scientist.   MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the investigation of scientific problems and the coordination of related project activities; may lead a section of a laboratory or analytical group. JOB DUTIES Performs work which involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE B.S./B.A. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum three years' experience since Bachelor's degree or two years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has five years' experience. SPECIAL SKILLS Good analytical skills and attention to detail, technical writing, computer and communication skills. May be eligible for project management training. PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, technical writing, computer and communication skills desired. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS GIS Skills  Regulatory Permitting Background. Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.   Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf