Site Civil Engineer
Omaha, NE  / Bismarck, ND  / St. Paul, MN 
Posted 5 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.

HDR is currently seeking a Site Civil Engineer for our Building Engineering Services Business Group located in Omaha, Nebraska. Our team is an integrated facility and infrastructure design team consisting of core services of Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Site Civil Engineering. In addition, we offer specialty services consisting of Fire & Life Safety, Building Commissioning, Specialty Lighting, Controls Systems, OT Cybersecurity, Low Voltage/Security/Telecom and Construction Services. Our team works in a wide variety of markets including Corporate/Commercial, Healthcare, Industrial, Water/Wastewater, Federal and Mission Critical buildings and infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Site Civil Engineer, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Design and plan production for general civil on wide variety of projects, including site layouts, horizontal and vertical control, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and associated civil engineering activities
  • Perform quantity calculations
  • Prepare specifications and contract documents
  • Perform complex assignments exercising judgment in evaluation, selection and modification or standard engineering techniques and procedures
  • Make decisions on significant design and engineering procedures as needed
  • Function as technical specialist or Project Manager on mid-size projects as needed, but project management is not the sole focus of this position
  • Oversee work of other professionals and technicians as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • 5 years experience in general site civil engineering
  • Licensed as a professional engineer (PE) is required in the State of Nebraska or ability to acquire this license within six months of employment is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
  • Aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience with computer applications in Civil Engineering such as Civil 3D, InRoads, etc
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • An attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given to local candidates


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-Nebraska-Omaha
Other Locations: United States-North Dakota-Bismarck, United States-Minnesota-St. Paul, United States-South Dakota-Rapid City, United States-Illinois-Rosemont, United States-Minnesota-Duluth, United States-Nebraska-Lincoln, United States-Iowa-Iowa City, United States-South Dakota-Sioux Falls, United States-Iowa-Des Moines, United States-Iowa-Ames, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-Minnesota-Thief River Falls, United States-Illinois-Springfield, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-Iowa-Council Bluffs, United States-Iowa-Cedar Rapids
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Site Civil
Job Posting: Aug 25, 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.


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