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Ports Project Designer / EIT- Ports and Maritime

HDR, Inc. Jacksonville, FL

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 ResponsibilitiesHDR is seeking a qualified individual to join a group of experts in the Ports and Maritime group as a Project Engineer-in-Training. This individual will participate with teams to design small to large projects (construction values typically from $500K to $100M) and primary focus will be on geotechnical, structural and general civil design elements of projects. Primary responsibility will involve performing design tasks on projects ranging from limited complexity and scope to those including complex features.

Efforts will be guided by senior and mid-level engineers and management.
Duties will include:

  • Performing design tasks to clearly illustrate constructible/practical plans, details and technical specifications
  • Construction field observations to verify general conformance with contract documents
  • Production of documents (studies/reports, designs, details, sketches, opinions of costs)
    Other responsibilities will include active participation in a technical organization(s) relative to the industry. Assistance (coauthoring) in publication of technical articles will be a secondary expectation of this role.

    The ideal candidate will have an internship history and/or design experience with heavy industrial and ports and maritime related projects along with construction observation or administration experience and/or evidence of other mechanical aptitude. Good to excellent oral and written communications skills will be required for interaction between peers, management and other design and production staff.

  • Qualifications


    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or related field required
  • EIT or ability to obtain within six months of hire date
  • Experience with report writing, performing structural analysis, design calculations, and detailing of steel, concrete, and timber structures, including finite element modeling of staged construction and nonlinear foundations; soil mechanics and soil/structure interaction; analysis to determine lateral force resisting systems design for wind/earthquake events.
  • Current knowledge of linear, non-linear, large displacement, high end structural analysis and soil-structure interaction analysis and design software is mandatory.
  • Knowledge and ability to use AutoCad and Microsoft Office software is also required. Examples include; RISA 3D or SAP 2000, GROUP, LPILE, CWALSHT, DeepEx.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

    Preferred Qualifications
  • 1-4+ years related experience strongly preferred
  • Strong preference given to local candidates

    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 145094
    Located In Jacksonville, FL
    SOC Category 00-0000.00