Senior Engineering Project Manager
Paducah, KY  / Louisville, KY  / Knoxville, TN 
Posted 11 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.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Project Manager Engineering, we'll count on you to:

* Direct and coordinate work of single or multidiscipline teams throughout the project's lifecycle (from development & initiation to close-out)

* Responsible for all aspects of large multidiscipline projects or medium-sized projects with high degree of technical complexity, involving a large project staff

* Produce and coordinate several projects concurrently

* Establish and maintain client relations, and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings

* Conduct work sessions for deliverable development in conjunction with other staff and stakeholders

* Coordinate staffing and workload through entire project life cycle, and ensure completion of deliverables on schedule

* Track financial aspects of projects, and coordinate and adjust work effort with team to ensure that work is completed within parameters of agreed-to budget and schedule

* Work with the Accounting, Operational and Business leadership for periodic project reviews

* Implement QA/QC procedures

* Supervise large project staffs and act as mentor for less-experienced Project Managers

* Perform other duties as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 10 years related experience
  • 5 years project management experience
  • PE license
  • MS Office and MS Project experience is required (Access experience would be plus)
  • Demonstrated leadership, business development and strategic planning skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • PMP certification
  • 20 years of relevant work experience
  • 15 years of project management experience


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-Kentucky-Paducah
Other Locations: United States-Kentucky-Louisville, United States-Tennessee-Knoxville, United States-Tennessee-Murfreesboro, United States-Tennessee-Memphis, United States-Tennessee, United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga, United States-Kentucky-Lexington, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-Kentucky-Elizabethtown
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: Feb 8, 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
5 to 10 years
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