South Florida Transportation Hydraulics Section Manager
Miami Lakes, FL  / West Palm Beach, FL  / Fort Lauderdale, FL 
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 Transportation Hydraulics Section Manager to lead our South Florida Drainage team. This position may be based in Miami Lakes, Fort Lauderdale, or West Palm Beach. This individual will be responsible for the operations of the HDR's South Florida Drainage team. This will include staff development, hiring, profitability and quality control. The Section Manager will be expected to act as a project manager or technical lead on projects and assure that all work is planned, organized, QC'd through a pro-active project management system. They will also assure that the Drainage group staff has appropriate leadership and supervision on technical assignments, and will assist in the hands-on production of projects. The Section Manager will also assist in marketing planning, proposals and interviews with consultants, FDOT, cities, counties and contractors, and be directly involved with clients in marketing, project production and related issues, which will involve working cooperatively with state marketing team to support marketing efforts.


Required Qualifications

BS in Civil Engineering or related discipline required

PE required

Minimum of 15 years of related experience required; this should include at least 10 years of transportation hydraulics/drainage design experience as a Drainage Manager or Project Manager, a strong design background, as well as significant FDOT project experience

Preferred Qualifications

MS in Civil Engineering preferred

A proven track record in assisting in the marketing/winning of design bid build and design build work is desired

A proven track record in developing, mentoring, and managing transportation hydraulics/drainage staff is desired

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-Florida-Miami Lakes
Other Locations: United States-Florida-West Palm Beach, United States-Florida-Fort Lauderdale
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transportation Hydraulics
Job Posting: May 11, 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
15+ years
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