Mechanical Engineering Section Manager
Folsom, CA 
Posted 19 days 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 licensed senior mechanical engineer that has experience working on facilities within multiple industries including water and wastewater, federal facilities, transportation, and hydropower. HDR NorCal's multi-disciplinary facility design group works on some of the largest projects in California and across the country. The candidate will be:

  • A proficient HVAC and plumbing system design engineer with experience designing to ASHRAE 90.1 and LEED requirements.
  • An experienced multi-disciplined project manager and a proficient writer with experience writing specifications, design narratives and supporting proposals.
  • Working knowledge of REVIT is required and knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus.

In the role of Section Manager Team Leader, we'll count on you to:

  • Take responsibility for operations of production section including staff development, profitability, morale, quality control and marketing support
  • Function as Project Manager and take responsibility for production on projects in addition to management responsibilities
  • Take administrative responsibility for section staff and technical service functions, and lead and coordinate services with other section
  • Be involved in marketing planning, proposals and interviews
  • Be directly involved with industrial and public clients in marketing, project production and related issues
  • See that all work is planned, organized, controlled and evaluated through proactive project management system
  • Implement, monitor and support company policy
  • Select, train, develop and manage technical personnel
  • Manage and develop multidiscipline teams
  • Work cooperatively with National Directors and marketing staff in local and national marketing and production efforts
  • Perform other duties as needed




Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering degree preferred)
  • California Mechanical Engineering PE
  • Minimum 10 years design experience managing various civil/site design projects
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project and Revit MEP
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Work samples to be requested for review.


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-California-Folsom
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Mechanical
Job Posting: Jan 14, 2021

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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