News releases 2017
Atkins congratulates three selected as ENR Top Young Professionals- February 14, 2017
Three Atkins professionals were awarded Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) 2017 Top Young Professionals, recognized as construction and design industry leaders under 40 years of age for their experience, professional leadership and community service activities.
“I’m proud of our three recipients, all outstanding professionals who are influencers in their field, demonstrating leadership qualities and making a difference on projects that impact our local communities,” said George Nash, CEO, Atkins, North America.
Below are profiles of Atkins’ three recipients.
Jamison Edwards, PE, Florida
Edwards is a senior engineer who has worked on transportation projects for Florida municipalities and statewide agencies ranging from intersection modifications and resurfacing assignments to major highway projects for clients that include the Florida Department of Transportation and Central Florida Expressway Authority.
For four years, Edwards served as national coordinator for Atkins’ Graduate Development Program (GDP), an 18-month civil engineering development program that is structured to offer new college graduates innovative training, showcase the firm's internal expertise and provide professional development. Currently Edwards serves as a GDP mentor and chairs the technical training and community segments of GDP.
Jennifer Marcy, CFM, New York
Marcy is a project manager who leads Atkins’ flood risk-related outreach and training. She also provides expertise on floodplain management regulations, overseeing projects including the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s nationwide Hazard Mitigation and Technical Assistance Program.
Since 2002, Marcy has led a Certified Floodplain Manager training program, which covers the latest updates to floodplain management regulations, flood hazard mapping, flood insurance and other aspects of the National Flood Insurance Program. Because the training is endorsed by the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Marcy not only provides training to fellow Atkins staff, but also gives back to her profession as a frequent presenter at state and national floodplain management conferences, nationwide.
Sergio Callen, New York
Callen is a business development manager with more than a decade of electrical and mechanical engineering and systems integration experience. His projects involve high speed rail, subway, light rail and advanced guideway systems. Callen is currently conducting reviews of system requirements for the Integrated Service and Information Management project for New York City’s Transit B Division.
Callen is actively involved in AREMA, the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, where he has been instrumental in helping develop standards and best practices to enhance productivity in a variety of transit and engineering disciplines.
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