Structural EIT/Designer

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
HDR Engineering is seeking a Structural EIT/Designer to join our hydropower professional team in our Portland, ME office.
The primary responsibilities of the Structural EIT/Designer include analysis and design of structural steel and concrete structures. Duties will also include fieldwork, including site inspections. Will be responsible for preparation and or checking of design criteria, calculations, drawings, permitting documents, construction specifications, and bid packages and review and evaluation of bid packages. Responsibilities also include construction oversight, monitoring of field explorations, and preparation of inspection reports. Work also includes assisting with dam safety inspections, evaluation of instrumentation, and preparation of inspection and safety assessment reports. Fieldwork and overnight travel may be required.
Required Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.
EIT or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire is required, and the candidate should be on track towards obtaining PE
1+ years civil engineering work experience is desirable, including some or all of the following: structural steel and reinforced concrete analysis and design, geotechnical analysis and design, experience with hydroelectric/water resources projects and construction projects, but will consider more entry-level candidates with an EIT, strong educational background and other qualifications below.
Expertise with Excel, AutoCAD, and structural analysis software.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to handle multiple assignments successfully.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Candidates who reside locally in the Portland/New England area 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-Maine-Portland

Employee Status:Regular

Job Posting:Feb 10, 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. 

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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Job Posting: 748451

Posted On: May 10, 2022

Updated On: May 10, 2022