Construction Management / Field Engineer
Cincinnati, OH  / Lexington, KY 
Posted 1 day ago
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 has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what's possible since 1917. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services.

With nearly 10,000 employees in more than 225 locations around the world, we think global and act local.
The primary duties of the Construction Manager / Field Engineer are to support the Rail Construction Management team in the management and oversight of construction projects for our railroad and agency clients. Specific responsibilities include representing the client onsite, coordination between the project team, reporting, construction oversight, and assisting with construction documentation. The Construction Manager / Field Engineer may also assist with in-office tasks such as the review and response to submittals from the Contractor. The position's typical work schedule will mirror that of the assigned project schedule (working onsite during construction with time off aligning with the contractor's schedule). The Construction Manager / Field Engineer must be comfortable in positions of authority, an effective communicator, self-starter, organized, detail oriented, problem solver and capable of working in a team environment. Will work closely with HDR Rail Construction Management team, Contractors, Agencies, and Railroad Employees.

Required Qualifications

Must be willing to regularly travel to construction sites during the project work schedule.
Must be comfortable and able to regularly work at active construction sites and environments.
A Bachelors degree in a Construction or Civil Engineering related field is preferred but not required.
3+ years experience in construction management or construction engineering preferred but not required. Railroad construction experience preferred.
Hands on experience working with construction documentation preferred (ex: inspector reports, submittals, RFIs, scheduling, coordination, etc.).
MS Office Applications experience is required.
Strong interest in construction management.
Must have strong communication skills and a willingness to work in a team environment.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.


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-Ohio-Cincinnati
Other Locations: United States-Kentucky-Lexington
Industry: Construction & Design/Build
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Freight Railroads
Job Posting: Aug 28, 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
3+ years
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