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Senior Bridge Engineer

HDR, Inc. Raleigh, NC

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.


Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Senior Bridge Engineer to work as part of our highly ranked Bridge & Structures program in Raleigh, NC. Primary duties will include serving in a lead technical role on bridge design projects for HDR in North Carolina, and performing complex structural planning, analysis and design for all structural aspects of transportation projects. Typical projects include bridge steel plate girder, prestress concrete, and box culvert design. This individual must be comfortable being viewed as a technical leader in engineering analysis and design and have proven background of technical leadership on these types of projects. They will serve as a technical lead and provide guidance to junior engineers in the performance of engineering tasks, train personnel in technical aspects of design work, and act as a mentor for less experienced staff. Responsibilities also include performing and/or checking design calculations/estimates/specifications, implementing QA/QC procedures, and completing reviews of bridge plans for complex projects. This person shall also be responsible for maintaining professional engineering registration. 



Required Qualifications

BS in Civil Engineering

PE license

15+ years bridge/structural design experience; this must include proven hands-on experience in all aspects of NCDOT bridge design projects

Must have demonstrated experience in a bridge leadership role on large, complex, urban projects

Experience leading the final design on large bridge projects

Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, GeoPak, and Microstation

Experience using structural analysis programs and bridge design software

Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills

Must have the ability to interact with various design teams, have excellent organizational, project management and communication skills (both written and verbal)

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

Preferred Qualifications

MS in Civil Engineering with Structural Engineering emphasis strongly recommended

Local candidates are preferred 


At 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 145172
Located In Raleigh, NC
SOC Category 00-0000.00