Senior Structural Engineer

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

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
The Senior Structural Engineer will be responsible for leading structural design efforts for projects at hydroelectric power plants across North America. Will serve in a senior technical role for projects and will prepare design criteria documents, calculation packages, and construction drawings and specification packages. In addition will perform field work including site inspections, construction site visits and dam safety assessments as needed. There would be the opportunity to serve as a Project Manager on projects in addition to serving in a lead technical role. This would involve planning, organizing, and supervising the work of engineering professionals and technicians on various projects.
Keyword(s): Senior Structual Engineer, Hydropower, *LI-MP1
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering and P.E. licensure are required. Candidate should have 10+ years structural engineering experience as it relates to hydroelectric power or heavy civil projects. Additional project experience on other water resources facilities will be considered. Requires solid understanding of structural steel and reinforced concrete design, detailing, and analysis. Ability to design, detail, and analyze masonry and wood structures is a plus. Field work and occasional overnight travel will be required. Computer knowledge: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RISA-3D, SAP2000, or similar analytical software.
Cross-disciplinary experience and expertise with geotechnical and geotechnical/structural projects, such as dam safety assessments, retaining walls, embankments, post-tensioned anchorage, seismic analysis and or similar work is a plus.
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-Maine-Portland

Employee Status:Regular

Job Posting:Jan 17, 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 Posting: 670506

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022

Updated On: Apr 17, 2022