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Resident Engineer

HDR, Inc. Mahwah, NJ

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

HDR is in need of a Resident Engineer with a background in construction of New York City Waste Water Treatment Plants and Pumping Stations primarily with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP). NYCDEP construction experience is necessary. Super storm resiliency construction background is preferred but not necessary.  

The candidate will work closely with the Construction Manager(s), the Program Management Team and various Plant staff to ensure the project goals are achieved, with a specific focus of managing the field inspection staff performing resident engineer inspections, scheduling, preparation and negotiations of construction change orders, preparation of weekly / monthly project reports, budgeting and contractor payment reviews. 

The Resident Engineer will manage communications between the contractor(s), engineers, Owner and Plant staff on a daily basis. This position will directly report to the assigned HDR Project Manager.  Position can be based in our Mahwah, Newark, Lawrenceville NJ offices or our NYC office.

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A Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction and current PE is required. 15+ years progressive experience on multi-disciplinary water/wastewater related construction projects and extensive NYCDEP experience is required. 10+ of NYCDEP Resident Engineering experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be computer literate; experienced with Microsoft office, Microsoft Project and related PC software packages used on design and construction projects. Candidates who reside locally in the metro NY/NJ area are preferred but not necessary.

This position will be located at various locations within the 5 boroughs of New York City. Position is eligible for On-Call Contract(s) and or long term assignments. Travel is expected within the 5 boroughs.

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 July 28, 2017
Date Closes July 28, 2018
Requisition 146120
Located In Mahwah, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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