Site Civil Engineer (Land Development)
Rosemont, IL  / Madison, WI  / Chicago, IL 
Posted 27 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 looking for a Civil Site Engineer to join our Chicago / Rosemont, Illinois office. They will be responsible for the design of facilities related sites in support of a variety of markets including Water/Wastewater, Municipal, Industrial, and Federal. They will be expected to coordinate and work closely with a multi-discipline design team throughout the entire life cycle of projects from planning stages, through the development of construction documents, and construction administration. They will be responsible for the development of construction drawings, specifications, and supporting engineering calculations, as well as the review of shop drawings during construction. Experience in land development and the design of building related site civil (grading, utilities, storm drainage, stormwater management, and erosion control) is required. This individual should be self-motivated, collaborative and possess strong leadership skills with an initiative to deliver high quality, technically sound civil site designs.



Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline required
  • PE required
  • 4 years of experience in civil site (land development) design required
  • Strong operating knowledge of Civil 3D required
  • Experience with modeling software such as Hydraflow Storm Sewers, Hydraflow Hydrographs, HydroCAD, Bentley StormCAD, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with an architectural or engineering consulting firm desired
  • Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED/Envision desired but not required
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Knowledge of Microstation 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-Illinois-Rosemont
Other Locations: United States-Wisconsin-Madison, United States-Illinois-Chicago
Industry: Building Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Building Site Civil
Job Posting: May 10, 2023

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
4+ years
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