Associate Project Manager-Water/Waste Water

Atkins - Calverton, MD

Posted 620 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Project Management
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Civil Engineering
  • Job ID

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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 the world's 11th 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 Calverton staff as an Associate Project Manager for our Water/Waste Water Group.




Apply technical expertise and project management experience to manage water and wastewater projects in a program management setting. Performs project functions of project initiation, planning, consultant selection, coordination with operations, production coordination, technical review, and construction management coordination.




• Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations consultants and contractors, and drafts professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.
• Leads project team and confirms compliance with contract terms. Monitor’s consultant and contractor compliance with contractual commitments.
• Prepares project work plan and scope, reviews consultant and contractor schedule and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
• Establishes and maintains project account files on the computerized project management information system, and periodically reviews project reports for accuracy and completeness.
• 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.
• Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


MD, DC and VA candidates 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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering. Graduate degree desirable. This level may be achieved with 5 years experience in project production and technical professional activities.


Good interpersonal skills; basic public speaking and project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.


Professional Registration in State of Maryland, or ability to obtain within six months.


MD, DC and VA candidates preferred.

About this company


Atkins is the largest engineering consultancy in the UK, the largest multidisciplinary consultancy in Europe and the world’s eighth largest design firm. Its size brings significant value to our clients, allowing it to harness an unrivalled pool of creative, professional people to produce outstanding solutions to challenging problems. The simplest articulation of what Atkins does is "Plan, Design, Enable": Plan - the challenges facing its clients are multidimensional, often because of the increasingly complex modern environment. From cost and risk planning, feasibility studies and logistics, to impact assessments and stakeholder engagement activity, it plans every aspect of clients' projects. Design - Atkins designs intellectual capital such as management systems and business processes. It also designs physical structures such as office towers, schools, bridges and highways. Whatever it designs, it applies the same passion and creativity combined with rigorous quality standards. Enable - its clients choose Atkins because they want to focus on their core operations. They entrust Atkins to look after the management of projects, people and issues - ensuring that deadlines are met, costs are controlled and success is delivered.

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