Senior Water Resources Engineer (Drainage/Stormwater)
Virginia Beach, VA  / Baltimore, MD  / Vienna, VA 
Posted 1 day 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.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is currently in search for a Senior Drainage Engineer to work as a member of our Transportation Business Group.

In the role of Senior Water Resources Engineer, we'll count on you to:

* Perform drainage and hydrologic investigations and design for highway and transit projects within the group

* Provide development of stormwater management plans and designs for other infrastructure projects in the area (including water and wastewater infrastructure projects).

* Conduct analyses to develop design options, designing recommended Best Management Practices (BMP), and preparing service deliverable documents.

* Work independently in addition to planning, organizing and supervising the work of medium to large teams of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task

* Serve as project manager on larger projects as needed

* Prepare proposal, scopes of work and contract cost estimates

* Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

* BS in Civil Engineering required.

* 10+ years of working experience related to drainage engineering

* PE required

* VDOT highway drainage experience required

* Must be knowledgeable in erosion and sediment control criteria, stormwater management regulations and permitting processes.

* Must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to support marketing efforts.

* Experience with MS Office, Microstation, Geopak Drainage, HEC-RAS, FHWA hydraulic programs and all other software used for drainage design for VDOT Projects required.

* Must be self-motivated, be able to work independently, lead junior staff and work with a project team to completion of a task.

Preferred Qualifications

* MS in Civil Engineering or related discipline.

* Design-Build project experience.

*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-Virginia-Virginia Beach
Other Locations: United States-Virginia-Glen Allen, United States-Virginia-Vienna, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Virginia-Roanoke, United States-Maryland-Fulton
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transportation Hydraulics
Job Posting: Nov 29, 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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