Power Generation Project Manager
Omaha, NE 
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.

Our Power team is seeking a Power Generation Project Manager to join our nationally ranked team in Omaha, NE.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary duties of the Power Generation Project Manager include planning, directing and monitoring all aspects of large multi-discipline design or owner's engineer (OE) projects or medium sized projects with a high degree of technical complexity, involving a large project staff. In addition, the position includes acting as the principal technical resource on project assignments, particularly in the candidate's core engineering discipline but also covering review and oversight of multi-discipline requirements.

  • Often involved with the production and coordination of several projects concurrently.
  • Establishes client relations and is involved with marketing, contractual issues, design and production meetings.
  • Conduct schematic, design development and contract document work sessions in conjunction with Project Managers, appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines.
  • Responsible to coordinate the staffing and workload of the project staff through the entire project development to complete documents on schedule.
  • Responsible for implementing QA/QC procedures including maintaining records, lists and reports as required to ensure compliance with company and project engineering procedures.
  • Ensure engineering problems are monitored and resolved.
  • Monitor, direct and control activities of engineering sub-consultants.
  • Assist the Project Manager in assigned duties. Perform technical design reviews and coordination.
  • Act as mentor for less experienced assigned engineering staff and team members.
  • Advise engineering Section Managers as necessary, of corrective actions, recommendations for training, or recognition of assigned professionals.
  • Review, evaluate, and provide input to Section Managers of assigned professionals work performance for Performance Previews.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering
  • 8+ years hands-on design/engineering experience in power industry related projects including at least 5 years experience as a project manager.
  • Experience as a Project Engineer or Engineering Manager responsible for multi-discipline project engineering team is preferred.
  • Combined Cycle power generation design experience desired
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE License strongly preferred, PMP considered.
  • Preference given to local candidates.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects and client relationships in Nebraska and Iowa markets area 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-Nebraska-Omaha
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Power Generation
Job Posting: Oct 27, 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
8+ years
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