Senior Water Resources Project Manager

Atkins in Austin, TX

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
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'  Public & Private Group seeks an energetic, highly-motivated engineer with a proven ability to hire/ recruit top staff and grow our municipal transportation, water resources, water infrastructure and construction management services to join our Business Unit team in Austin, TX  as a Senior Water Resources Project Manager .


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

This is a great opportunity to lead a variety of water-related projects involving hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analysis, schematic drainage design and riverine hydraulics. This person will mentor junior staff and review engineering calculations, perform field observations, prepare develop or perform quality control review of 1D and 2D computer models for urban drainage analysis, floodplain mapping, watershed planning and closed conduit and open channel design. This individual must be competent in performing water resources engineering work and demonstrate a broad knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design methods.


JOB DUTIES
  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.
  • Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments.
  • Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
  • Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.
  • Establishes and maintains project account files on the computerized project management information system, and periodically reviews project reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Monitors client billings, assists in obtaining payment from clients, and resolves client disputes, adjusting project billing records as required.
  • Monitors subconsultants' progress and performance, reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment and project disputes.
  • Schedules and coordinates project meetings with the project team, regulatory agencies, the client, and others involved with the projects.
  • Reports financial status of projects to technical managers.
  • Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.
  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements.
  • May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Mentor junior staff on water resources project modeling and analysis
  • Serve as local Office Leader providing leadership to multi-discipline staff
  • Perform business development activities focused on growing the Water Resources group in the San Antonio market


  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (preferably in Water Resources). Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.
  • SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Proven interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; strong project financial management and team management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.

  • PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • Professional Registration in field(s) of practice required, if available. Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) or “Certified Construction Manager” (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.

  • 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.

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