The Atkins Corporation Houston , TX 77020
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 Houston, TX as a Surveyor
Under general supervision, provides the strong technical skills and experience of a highly experienced technician to support engineers, planners, architects, surveyors or scientists working in transportation, development, environmental, land surveying or other technical services of the company.
Selects, interprets, adapts and applies guidelines, precedents and technical principles related to field of specialty, to non-routine and complex problems. May select and recommend approaches to resolve technical problems.
Researches and interprets background data and client needs.
Conducts on-site observations.
Monitors and updates schedules and project budgets.
Performs basic design calculations and scaling for supervisor's approval and/or make required computations to reduce survey notes utilizing plane geometry/trigonometry.
Interprets environmental assessment findings, evaluates these against EPA standards and/or other established criteria, and writes reports for review by engineer or scientists. May explore and evaluate possible approaches to improve results.
Performs a wide variety of complex CAD assignments, applying principles of discipline(s) supported.
May develop conceptual design alternatives as required by supervisor or alter final drawings as requested.
Assists technical professionals in preparing specifications, writing technical reports, calculating estimated project costs and man-hours, coordinating presentations to clients and performing other professional-level tasks.
Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.