The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is the largest public infrastructure redevelopment program in Atlanta’s history and includes 22 miles of light-rail (streetcar) transit located in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, 33 miles of trails, over 1,200 acres of new parkland, 46 miles of new streets and streetscapes, public art, 1,100 acres of brownfield reclamation, and the creation of more than 30,000 jobs and 5,600 affordable housing units in the neighborhoods surrounding the underutilized railroad corridor.
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc (ABI) is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer. Ideal candidate would be proficient in all aspects of design, specification creation, and construction inspection. Must be self-motivated and be able to work in a multidisciplinary environment that requires a well-rounded skill set and the desire to explore new and innovative designs. Candidates should be able to both design and oversee implementation of projects independently and pass on knowledge and skills to other staff members when working as part of a team.
The Senior Civil Engineer will work on a portfolio of park, trail, transit and streetscape projects. The position provides environmental planning, civil engineering, design, and construction management services including project management for ABI’s capital projects. The position will coordinate and direct employees and consultants and ensure a commitment to quality work and timely project delivery through consistent and professional performance of job requirements. All aspects of the work associated with this position will be guided by ABI’s core values of Equity, Partnership, Innovation, Commitment, and Respect. The position performs related duties as required.
The position will be responsible for design and engineering projects within established budgets and schedules. Specific responsibilities include:
Provide technical assistance and consults with other ABI staff regarding engineering functions, site development, drainage, and transportation aspects to specific projects.
Prepare, review and evaluate contract technical specifications, bid documents, and cost estimates to ensure adequacy, completeness, economy, maintainability, and compliance with design standards and formal agreements.
Provide technical assistance on planning, design, and environmental issues to ensure compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, and state and federal regulations including the City of Atlanta’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission’s “Green Book”, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Screen for traffic/parking issues; drainage/erosion issues; and right of way issues.
Manage various projects as needed. Responsibilities include developing and managing the scope, schedule, budget, and overseeing staff/consultants for projects. Coordinate project efforts with internal staff, consultants, and public and private agencies. Define and negotiate pertinent permits and variances as required.
Provide contract administration. Review and approve invoices, potential design changes, field orders/force account work and value engineering proposals. Review organization's critical correspondence to and from contractors and other jurisdictions.
Oversee the coordination of utility relocation needs for ABI projects, including City of Atlanta utilities, Georgia Power, Comcast and others.
As needed, review plans and specifications for public and private development projects with drainage, grading and erosion control improvements located adjacent or near the Atlanta BeltLine.
Assist ABI’s General Counsel and Director of Real Estate in the preparation of legal descriptions, documents and draft agreements for right of way acquisitions and easements.
Assist ABI’s Chief Procurement Officer to determine selection criteria to select engineering consultants and contractors.
Keep up to date on evolving best practices in sustainability to assist in the continuous review and improvement of ABI’s sustainability framework.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by March 22, 2019.
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Professional Engineering registration from the State of Georgia. LEED accreditation preferred.
Experience: Ten years experience in design, management and construction of public infrastructure projects including, but not be limited to, parks, trails, brownfield remediation, streetcar and/or light rail lines and support facilities. Experience in field construction management and multi-disciplinary projects in urban environments required.
Required Skills: Proficiency with project management and office software, such as Microsoft Project and other Microsoft Office products is required. Proficiency with applicable technical software, such as GIS/ARCInfo, AutoCAD and Microstation is highly preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of engineering fundamentals and attention to detail.
Demonstrated understanding of the interactions with associated disciplines including: geotechnical engineering; traffic engineering and multi-modal transportation analyses; environmental issues with particular reference to brownfields, contamination assessment and mitigation; urban planning; stormwater management; cost estimating; architecture; and landscape architecture.
Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations pertaining to public works design, municipal engineering, construction and civil engineering.
Demonstrated knowledge of Georgia Department of Transportation’s Plan Development Process.
Ability to supervise consultant activities and coordinate with other jurisdictions and utility companies.
Ability to prepare, read and interpret engineering and architectural plans; technical specifications, drawings and other contract documents.
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple on-going activities to meet deadlines and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Ability to exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines.
Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written form.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management and the general public, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds, the elderly, persons with disabilities and/or other vulnerable populations.
About Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a $4.8 billion urban revitalization project being developed for the City of Atlanta, Georgia by Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. – a Georgia non-profit private development corporation. The Atlanta BeltLine program of projects includes 22 miles of modern streetcar/light rail transit (as part of a 50-mile system being developed in partnership with the city of Atlanta and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority – MARTA), 33 miles of urban trails, 2,000 acres of new and rehabilitated parkland, 46 miles of new complete streets and streetscape improvements, public art, historic preservation, and 1,100 acres of brownfield reclamation, all of which will support the creation of 28,000 mixed income housing units (including 5,600 affordable workforce units) and 30,000 permanent and 48,000 one-year construction jobs. The Atlanta Beltline program is expected to stimulate between $10-20 billion in redevelopment in an area encompassing approximately 20 percent of the city’s land area and population over a 25-year implementation period expected to be completed by 2030.