Project Manager- Rail & Transit Job at AtkinsRéalis, New York, NY

  • AtkinsRéalis
  • New York, NY

Job Description

Job Description

Why join us?
It's an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships, and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate, and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

AtkinsRealis is seeking a Project Manager- Rail & Transit for our New York City, NY office.

About 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.

How will you contribute to the team?
• Defines scope of project, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing and executing project assignments
• Under direction, provides professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements.
• Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.
• Perform the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.
• Utilizes existing relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities as well as recruiting top technical staff.
• Selects problems for investigation, developing novel approaches and solutions to technical problems
• Conducts quality control checks, reviewing calculations, designs, evaluations and specifications developed by design staff for accuracy and completeness, performing on-site inspections and reviews, and conducting or overseeing remedial design work
• Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art methods and developments in area of specialization
• Recommends changes or improvements to plans and programs.
• May function as the project manager for routine to semi-complex projects. Responsibilities may include marketing, negotiating contracts, budgeting, financial management, schedule coordination and resources allocation

As a Project Manager you will:
• Serve as senior technical reviewer for systems engineering document submittals
• Provide expert oversight to clients to ensure successful projects
• Analyze systems for conformance to various national and local standards and requirements (FRA, FTA, IEEE, ISO, etc.)
• Manage contractor submittals for timeliness and technical accuracy
• Ensure all schedule and budgetary goals are met or exceeded
• Systems integration lead for design, construction and commissioning
• Uphold configuration management practices and ensure all changes are performed in a controlled manner
• Prepare engineering documentation, including plans, interface control documents, specifications, calculations and design services during construction to support various transit projects
• Coordinate with other team members, clients and contractors to determine requirements and produce optimal solutions.
• Conduct site inspections and supervise implementation, configuration, testing and commissioning activities.
• Provide support to clients to ensure the design and implementation of the systems meets code and criteria.

What will you contribute?
• B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Structural, Electrical, Communications, Electronics or Information Systems Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred.
• 10+ years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a systems engineer lead.
• Certification as a "Project Management Professional" (PMP) or "Certified Construction Manager" (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.
• Experience with final design packages including design criteria, drawings, specifications and construction drawing packages.
• Experience with testing and commissioning.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work with multiple team members, management, vendors and internal/external customers.
• Professional Registration in field(s) of practice required, if available.
• P.E. (Professional Engineer) Licensure is strongly preferred.

What we offer at Atkins:
AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.
Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life. We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan.

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
• Competitive salary
• Flexible work schedules
• Group Insurance
• Paid Family Leave
• Two Floating Holidays
• Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
• Pet 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
• An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
• A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

Expected Pay Range: $150,000-$250,000

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:

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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.

Worker Type


Job Type


At AtkinsRéalis, 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.

Job Tags

Holiday work, For contractors, For subcontractor, Local area, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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