Transportation Engineering Manager
Mobile, AL  / Huntsville, AL 
Posted 22 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 hiring an experienced Transportation Engineering Manager for our Mobile, AL office. This position may also sit in Huntsville or Birmingham.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the operations and growth of the transportation section including staff growth, staff development, technical leadership, project management, quality control, strategic planning, marketing support and coordination with other disciplines.

  • Responsible for providing technical expertise for transportation projects and providing leadership/management in the growth and development of the transportation section.
  • Oversee operations of a production section including staff development, profitability, workload, morale, quality control and marketing support.
  • Function as a project manager and production on projects in addition to management responsibilities.
  • Be administratively responsible for the section staff and technical service functions and will lead and coordinate services with other sections.
  • Be involved in marketing planning, proposals and interviews.
  • See that all work is planned, organized, controlled and evaluated through a pro-active project management system.
  • Implement, monitor and support company policy.
  • Select, train, develop and manage technical personnel.
  • Experience in the management and development of multi-discipline teams.
  • Work cooperatively with National Directors and marketing in local and national marketing and production efforts.
  • Perform other duties as needed.



Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering
  • PE in the state of Alabama
  • ADOT experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the various aspects of transportation projects
  • Demonstrated ability to market services and develop strong client relationships
  • Experience with Microstation, Geopak, and/or InRoads or other transportation design software packages
  • Microsoft Office experience required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


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-Alabama-Mobile
Other Locations: United States-Alabama-Huntsville
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: Sep 9, 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
10+ years
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