Senior Structural Engineer- Movable Bridges

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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. Thats 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 has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer- Movable

Bridges , to be based out of our Newark, NJ office. Primary duties are

coordination, development, and delivery of HDR s product on movable bridge

projects, including design criteria, calculations, contract drawings,

specifications, inspections and associated reports. This will require solid

technical knowledge base, including applied experience, and local and national

codes. Excellent written and spoken communication skills are critical to these

duties, as are leading and mentoring junior staff, and managing tasks (and

their reviews) to scope, schedule, staffing, and budget.


* Act as Project Manager, Lead Structural Engineer or Project Engineer on

movable bridge design, rehab, and inspection projects, managing scope,

schedule, staffing, budget, etc.

* Make key contributions on project pursuits, facilitating the growth of

the national movable bridge practice.

* Coordinate tasks among the multidisciplinary project teams to conduct

analyses, develop design solutions, and lead the preparation of design

drawings, calculations, and specifications for fixed and movable bridge

engineering projects.

* Call on past industry experience to apply proven solutions and work

with the team to develop creative solutions when needed to deliver

excellent technical work.

* Perform quality control reviews of bridge design deliverables..

* Provide technical mentorship and development to less-experienced staff.

* Represent HDR at industry society functions.

Keyword(s): Senior Structural Engineer, Senior Bridge Engineer, Movable Bridge,

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Bachelors degree in Civil, Structural, or related Engineering discipline

Professional Engineering (PE) License

10 years experience in movable bridge engineering

Competence in a majority of the following software products: Microsoft Office,

AutoCAD, AutoCAD Inventor, Revit, Microstation, Larsa 4D Bridge Plus, SAP2000,

FB MultiPier, Leap Bridge Enterprise

Experience working in a team environment providing technical direction to a

design team on minor and major fixed and/or movable bridge projects

Leadership and mentorship skills

Communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work well in cooperative,

team environments

The appropriate attitude of commitment to being an active participant of our

employee-owned culture is a must


Masters degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

Professional Engineering (PE) License in the state(s) of NJ and/or NY

Experience pursuing projects in the New Jersey/New York region


Significant movable bridge engineering experience


At HDR, we know work isnt only about who you work for; its 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 others

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-New Jersey-Newark

Other Locations

United States-New York-New York





Employee Status



Bridges and Structures

Job Posting

Oct 15, 2019

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity in all of our

offices. USA: We are an 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.

Health and safety is also our priority. 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 drivers license and compliance with our vehicle policy.
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