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Section Manager-Transportation Stations and Structures

HDR, Inc. New York, NY

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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.

The primary duties of the Section Manager-Transportation Stations and Structures includes responsibility and leadership for operations of a production structural section including staff development, profitability, morale, quality control and marketing support. Will function as a project manager and production on projects in addition to management responsibilities. Will be administratively responsible for the section staff and technical service functions and will lead and coordinate services with other sections. 

Will be responsible for overseeing project performance and monitoring the financials of projects. Will also be involved in performing and monitoring QA/QC. Must be a technically strong Engineer with solid transit focus. Will be involved in marketing planning, proposals and presentations. Be directly involved with industrial and public clients in marketing, project production and related issues. Ensure that all work is planned, organized, controlled and evaluated through a pro-active project management system. Implement, monitor and support company policy. Ability to handle multiple assignments. Select, train, develop, mentor and manage technical personnel. Manage and meet section utilization, maintain work plan/staff projections and oversee staff development. Experience in the management and development of multi-discipline teams. 

Work cooperatively with National Directors and marketing in local and national marketing and production efforts. Keyword(s): Section Manager-Transportation Stations and Structures, job # 146501, *LI-MP1 



Bachelors or Masters Degree in Structural Engineering. Professional Engineer

  • 15+ years of project management experience in transportation infrastructure projects.
  • Proven ability to lead staff and to assist in business development and marketing efforts for rail transportation clients in NY
  • Must have contacts within the New York Metro area with clients that will support and expand our transportation practice. Excellent Writing and Communication Skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project).
  • Must be able to lead a team on projects.
  • Good planning and mentoring skills.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.  

    Why HDR
    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 July 26, 2017
    Date Closes July 26, 2018
    Requisition 146501
    Located In New york, NY
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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