Senior Project Engineer
Austin, TX 
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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.

HDR is looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Water Utilities Group team in Austin, TX with a technical background in water and wastewater utility relocation and coordination, particularly on City of Austin projects. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, lead and prioritize multiple ongoing designs and deadlines, and function as part of a larger utility relocation team to bring delivery excellence to our clients.HDR is looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Water Utilities Group team in Austin, TX with a technical background in water and wastewater utility relocation and coordination, particularly on City of Austin projects. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, lead and prioritize multiple ongoing designs and deadlines, and function as part of a larger utility relocation team to bring delivery excellence to our clients.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Lead the design efforts of linear water and wastewater utility projects including drawing preparation
  • Engage other engineers and younger Engineer-in-Training staff to manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • Perform QA/QC on water and wastewater designs
  • Coordinate with various groups of City Departments, Clients, HDR teammates, subconsultants and directly with utility owners
  • Perform continued support for the design during construction phases
  • Support activities as part of our Austin Water Utilities client management team, including leading meetings with AW plan reviewers
  • Ability to coordinate plan review sessions and coordinate waivers with Austin Water
  • Perform other duties as needed
Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering required, with course work in hydraulics, fluid mechanics
  • PE in Texas, or ability to obtain within 45 days
  • 8+ years of relevant linear water and wastewater design experience
  • 3+ years of experience working on City of Austin water and wastewater projects and navigating City of Austin's permitting processes.
  • Experienced with Austin Water codes and criteria manuals
  • Excellent communication skills and thrive working in a team environment
  • An attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Ability to work remotely and also at client office- City of Austin Corridor Program Office (upon safe opening)

Why HDR

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-Texas-Austin
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Stormwater / Wet Weather
Job Posting: Dec 22, 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
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
0 to 8 years
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