Transmission Project Engineer
Portland, OR  / Vancouver, WA 
Posted 1 month 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
In the role of Transmission Project Engineer, we'll count on you to:
  • Proposal Support- Active participation on client Requests For Proposals (RFPs). Develop technical responses, hour estimates and assessing the RFP risks. Experienced with preparing and editing construction/equipment procurement specifications and evaluating client standards. Comfortable with developing technical papers and/or presentations that showcase HDR's technical capabilities at industry conferences or other events.
  • Coordination- Coordinate work and assignments with the design team. Measure quality and progress on a real time basis including coordination with other disciplines and offices.
  • Quality reviews- Lead and participate in quality reviews to client standards and code compliance.
  • Client Coordination- Resolve and document technical issues and decisions on a timely basis. Work with the client and project management to identify changes in scope and schedule.
  • Progress reporting- Assist Project Management with progress and issues reporting.
  • Construction Support- Lead on site project reviews with the client and construction companies. Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with responding to RFIs, CPRs, and change orders. Incorporate agreed-upon changes into the project documents.
  • Mentoring- Work with Senior Engineers and the Business Class Leader to identify and develop specific departmental and corporate level technical expertise. Stay relevant to changing design and construction technologies. Participate in the development and training programs for junior staff.
  • Perform other duties as needed
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • PE license required
  • Five of experience in Transmission design projects
  • Demonstrated technical competence, leadership, and communication skills
  • Aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience with discipline-specific computer applications
  • Proficient with PLS CADD and Microsoft Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Preference will be given to local candidates
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This position requires onsite client visits, or, this position will be co-located at the client site. The client requires all contractors/consultants/vendors who work or visit the site be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
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-Oregon-Portland
Other Locations: United States-Washington-Vancouver
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transmission/Distribution Eng
Job Posting: Mar 11, 2022

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.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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