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Transportation Design Engineer II

Transportation Design Engineer II

Job Description

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. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firm 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.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Denver, CO staff as a Transportation Design Engineer.With guidance from Atkins’ senior technical professionals, you will apply technical professional proficiency to the investigation of engineering problems, the coordination of project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. You will be involved in design/build assignments, progressing toward learning how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

Typical duties and responsibilities of this position are:

• Designs transportation infrastructure using 3D modeling software

• Reviews owner standards and details to ensure design compliance

• Designs and develops plans and drawings for preliminary and final deliverables

• Coordinates with other disciplines and the project team to resolve design issues.

Job Requirements

The appropriately qualified candidate will have the following core competencies and required experience:

B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. This level my be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' transportation design experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S. The typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years' transportation design experience since Bachelor's degree.


• E.I. or EIT required.

• Technical writing, computer and communications skills required.

• Experience with Microstation and Inroads required.


Working knowledge of Inroads Modeler functions and Roadway Designer strongly preferred.

Experience with Colorado transportation market preferred.

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

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Transportation
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Construction, Consulting, Transportation
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID US-001463
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Transportation Design Engineer II

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