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FEMA Project Manager / Lead Water Resources Engineer

Company: SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Why join us?

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. Atkins 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. Atkins 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated project manager to join our Dallas, TX Water Resources Group as a FEMA Lead Water Resources Engineer. For a highly qualified candidate, the position may be elevated to group lead of our water resources team in Dallas.

How will you contribute to the team?

A strong candidate for this role will possess full competency in conventional water resources engineering work, bring a broad understanding of drainage and stormwater concepts and have proven leadership skills. This individual must be competent in the project management of FEMA, CTP, TxDOT and municipal projects, with an emphasis on hydrologic/hydraulic analyses and design methods and techniques. The ideal candidate is able to manage multiple projects and multi-faceted design teams concurrently. Project work will include stormwater, roadway and utility design and complex hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design projects. Successful candidates will provide technical oversight to senior and junior staff and work collaboratively with other departments to complete projects in a timely manner. The candidate will also assist in preparing project proposals and creating and delivering presentations to existing and potential clients. Deep familiarity with CADD software such as Civil 3D, AutoCAD and MicroStation and ORD is required. GIS experience associated with water resources and storm sewer analysis is preferable. Strong candidates are able to independently make sound engineering decisions, develop design plans, write design specifications and prepare technical reports.

Job Duties

  • Project manager for multiple projects. Conducts contract negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Plans, schedules, billings and reports, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Performs preliminary engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of junior engineers, designers or drafters.
  • Works with external clients at progress meetings and throughout project to meet client needs, project schedules, goals and deadlines.
  • Prepares cost and man-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules.
  • Performs quality control and guidance of junior staff related to hydrologic/hydraulic designs or methods.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and design reports and submits them for approval.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of hydrologic/hydraulic models and modeling reports and submits them for approval.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary What will you contribute?
    • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred.
    • Proficiency in hydrology, hydraulics, and ArcGIS is required.
    • Ten to fifteen years of technical experience preferred. Candidates interested in group leadership should have 15 years or more of experience PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

      P.E. license is required.

      What we offer at Atkins:

      At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
      • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
      • Competitive salary
      • Flexible work schedules
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Group 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

        If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

        Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

        Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:


        Atkins 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 Atkins, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

        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, SNC-Lavalin 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.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencie

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        At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

        SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as "SNC-Lavalin") 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.

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