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EIT Highway

HDR, Inc. Chicago, IL

Job Description



About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
HDR currently has an opening for a Highway EIT to work as a member of our Transportation Group in Chicago, IL. This person will perform assignments under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer in support of transportation design projects. The primary duties include working in a team with project engineers on the detailed design of urban and rural roadway projects. More specific duties include preparing the following using local or AASHTO standards: horizontal and vertical alignments, cross sections, intersection layout, interchange layout, roadway drainage, development of complete roadway plan set and construction estimates. Other responsibilities will include providing assistance with the creation and submission of technical reports, specifications, and calculations as well as performing traffic analyses.

Primary ResponsibilitiesIn the role of Highway EIT, well count on you to:

  •  Work on a team with other project engineers on the detailed design of urban and rural roadway projects

  •  Take responsibility for alignment and profile, geometrics, drainage, development of plans and construction estimates

  •  Provide assistance with the creation and submission of technical reports, specifications and calculations

  •  Perform other duties as needed     
  • Qualifications


    Required Qualifications

  •  Bachelors degree

  •  EIT or ability to obtain
  • 0+ years experience preferred in highway / geometric design.
  •  Able to develop designs using MicroStation, GEOPAK or other transportation design software packages, MS Office experience

  •  An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


    Preferred Qualifications

  •   Willingness to travel to assist with major Design Build Projects preferred


    Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

  • Job Details

    Date Posted June 28, 2017
    Date Closes June 28, 2018
    Requisition 146041
    Located In Chicago, IL
    SOC Category 00-0000.00