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Engineering Principal

HDR, Inc. Arlington, VA

Job Description



About UsAt 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.

Primary Responsibilities

Our engineering team approaches projects in a holistic manner, considering the interdependence of numerous systems to provide our clients with facilities that

optimize operations, maximize cost savings, and reduce incidence of failure. Our engineers understand that each project requires knowledge of intricate

construction processes to skillfully blend technical expertise with the experience of our multidisciplinary professional team. Our goal for each project is an

engaged client, empowered stakeholders, and successful solutions.

We are currently searching for an Engineering Principal for our DC metro office. This dynamic individual needs to be engaged with clients and the engineering

community both locally and regionally. This person will represent HDR in the engineering community, participate in speaking engagements, author white papers and technical publications, participate in project interviews, contribute to proposal language, and assemble fees. A person who can leverage his/her network to identify project opportunities and increase HDR's visibility in the region.

This individual needs to be a conceptual thinker who can engage and challenge our architectural designers during the early stages of projects to inform the

conceptual design. Leverage our integrated practice to add value to our project delivery process and lead engineering teams to deliver wellcoordinated,

high quality, designs to our clients. Have a passion for maximizing sustainability within the project constraints while exceeding performance requirements. 



Required Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering

15+ years in the design of engineering systems for large complex buildings

Experience in building systems Mechanical Engineering


Excellent leadership and organizational skills

Accreditation in LEED, Green Globe, or ASHRAE High Performance Buildings

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee owned culture

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Healthcare, Education and Science and Technology industries

Previous management experience

Local and national industry relationships

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 144796
Located In Arlington, VA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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