Resident Engineer
New York, NY 
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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

In the role of Resident Engineer:

Responsibilities include supervising a professional/technical staff and managing day to day activities related to construction management and administrative/financial matters including:
Ensuring that construction work is performed in accordance with contract documents, specifications and applicable codes and standards; ensuring that construction work is performed in a safe manner, completed on schedule, within budget and of high quality; review and evaluation of potential items of extra work and preparation of justifications and cost estimates; review and approval of quantities of work for payment purposes; ensuring that daily narratives, daily labor and time and material reports are completed accurately and on a timely basis; ensuring that non-conformances are satisfactorily resolved for close out of contracts; coordination of construction work with facility operations, maintenance, police, other contractors and other stakeholders; review of contract drawings for constructability, staging and logistics.

Keyword(s): Resident Engineer, #LI-EH1


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field.

Licensed Professional Engineer

10+ years of experience in multi-discipline transportation construction projects, with extensive experience managing construction work for public agencies such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, MTA agencies, NYCDDC, NYSDOT, etc.

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, Primavera, and/or other contract management software desirable.

*Preference given to local candidates


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.
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Industry: Transit
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Constr Eng Insp / Mntrng(CCC)
Job Posting: Feb 13, 2020

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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