Senior Project Manager
Charlotte, NC  / Pooler, GA  / Greenville, SC 
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 is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Solid Waste Practice in any of the following South Atlantic Area locations: Raleigh, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Wilmington, Greenville (SC), Columbia, Rock Hill, Charleston, Atlanta or Savannah. The primary duties of this position will include all aspects of engineering, project management, project pursuits, and client relationship management for projects primarily focused on the municipal solid waste (MSW), industrial waste, and recycling industries, with an emphasis on system planning, engineering analysis, cost estimating, design, construction management, pollution control systems, and permitting/regulatory compliance. Specific duties will include planning, design, permitting, and construction administration of landfill and monofill liner and final cover systems, storm water controls, groundwater monitoring and remediation networks, leachate management systems, landfill gas collection and control systems, and site layout/infrastructure elements (utilities, roads, support buildings, soil borrow areas, etc.).

The Senior Project Manager will function as a lead project designer, engineer of record, and project manager on mid-size to large projects, and is expected to demonstrate a history of progressive experience effectively leading similar scale projects. This individual will be expected to effectively manage multi-discipline project teams, work closely with HDR national technical experts, maintain client satisfaction and achieve booking goals. They will also be expected to market and secure new work from existing and potential clients, coordinate the work of professional staff and subconsultants throughout project assignments, perform engineering functions and complete project tasks, coordinate with clients in the execution of work, and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance. They must demonstrate leadership experience in taking a project from planning, through design, construction to operations.



Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline

10+ years general Civil/Environmental Engineering experience with an emphasis on MSW facility design, permitting, and construction

Demonstrated experience in project development and execution in the public and private sectors

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proven leadership and project management skills

Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Excel)

Must be detail-oriented and a team player with great communication, technical writing, analytical, organizational, and time management skills

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

Preferred Qualifications

Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred

Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D is a plus

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.

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Other Locations: United States-Georgia-Pooler, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-South Carolina-Greenville, United States-South Carolina-Charleston, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-South Carolina-Columbia, United States-North Carolina-Winston-Salem, United States-North Carolina-Wilmington, United States-South Carolina-Rock Hill
Industry: Waste
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Waste Services
Job Posting: Sep 8, 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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