The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is the largest public infrastructure redevelopment program in Atlanta’s history and includes 22 miles of light-rail (streetcar) transit, 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. is seeking to hire a staff Civil Engineer. Applicants must be self?motivated and able to work in a small organization environment that requires a well?rounded skill set. The ideal candidate would be interested in the many aspects of transformative urban infrastructure design, site design, and construction activities.
The Civil Engineer’s primary responsibility will be to work with the real estate department on all acquisitions and access negotiations. Career growth is implicit to the position and applicants should expect to work with other ABI staff to support the management and implementation of capital projects (including parks, trails and transit). Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, passing information to and absorbing information from other staff members.
The position requires a baseline understanding of civil engineering and its effects on urban design. Interest in environmental remediation, the national environmental policy act (NEPA) environmental review process, and the impacts of federal funding to managing infrastructure projects is necessary. Design excellence, cooperation with external partners, and team building are fundamental values that continuously guide all aspects of our work.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Civil Engineer, the position will be responsible for the following specifics:
Assist ABI’s Real Estate Department through the review of due diligence documentation, surveys, easement language, and inspections of temporary easements granted by
Assist in the review of any requested adjacent development’s requests for access.
Provide technical assistance and consult with other ABI staff regarding engineering, site development, drainage and green infrastructure, and transportation aspects to specific projects as it relates to adjacent private developments.
A general understanding of the City of Atlanta’s permitting structure.
Prepare, review and communicate technical specifications and cost estimates to ensure adequacy, completeness, maintainability, and compliance with design standards of ABI.
Support senior engineering staff in communicating internally about engineering issues that could include, but likely will not be limited to, traffic/parking; drainage/erosion control; transit alignments; structural constraints; and right of way issues specific to ABI projects and adjacent developments.
Keep up to date on evolving best practices in engineering to assist in the continuous review and improvement of ABI’s program goals, including the existing program of projects, and policies.
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Professional Engineering registration from the State of Georgia or the ability to obtain such registration within 12-months of being hired.
Experience: 5 years’ experience in civil engineering design. Experience with vertical and horizontal construction with some focus on parks, trails, and/or brownfield remediation is highly desirable. Experience with multi? disciplinary projects in urban environments is also desirable.
Highly organized with an ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, ability to present to and work well with persons at all levels in the organization and within the community;
Proficiency with project management software, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, GIS/ARCInfo is preferred.
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.