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Civil Engineer

Company: HDR
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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 actively seeking a creative, highly talented Civil Engineer for immediate employment in the HDR Irvine office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or a keen interest in freight railroad/transportation industry design. Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Experience in the freight rail/transportation industry and experience with Public Improvement Projects is a strong plus. The Civil Engineer's primary role will be to grow into the task lead role for the project design team focused primarily on vertical/horizontal alignments, special track work, grading, culvert modifications, bridges, grade crossings, and grade separations.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Civil Engineer, we'll count on you to:

--- Design and plan production for general civil on a wide variety of projects, including site layouts, horizontal and vertical control, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and associated civil engineering activitie

--- Design engineering and inroads modeling and construction cost estimating

--- Works closely with other design task lead

--- Serve as a cross-disciplinary resource to best serve the needs of the HDR

--- Support the transit and rail business line on other project

--- Account for the success, including financial, of projects as well as accountable for the delivery of project documentation to the high standards of HDR and the client within specified timeframe

--- Assist with the preparation of design tenders and proposals and participate in workgroup technical activitie

--- Interact with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of civil, track, structures, geotechnical, signals, mechanical, electrical, environmental, and other engineers and scientists.

Keywords: Civil Engineer, freight rail engineer, transit engineer, freight rail, freight railroad, civil engineering, track engineering


Required Qualifications

--- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

--- 5+ years' experience in engineering and managing complex multidisciplinary project

--- PE (or ability to obtain licensure within 3 years)

--- Skilled in technical writing, communicating, and presenting to clients and the public

--- Excellent written and verbal communication skill

--- Computer literate with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)

--- Software: AutoCAD and Microstation Inroad

--- Highly motivated to successfully interact with clients, the public, and team member

--- Must be able to pass a background check

--- Must be legally able to work in the United States of America

--- Must have a valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

--- 10+ years' experience in engineering and managing design teams of varying complex multi-disciplinary project

--- Experience with topographic field surveying (GPS and/or Total Station)

--- California SWPPP QSP Certificate (QSD a plus)

--- Previously demonstrated ability to lead tasks on civil design project

--- Previously demonstrated design project experience with freight railroads and/or commuter railroad


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.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $75,152- $112,240 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location. Stated benefits are for full-time regular positions. Temporary and part-time roles eligible for limited benefits.

Keywords: HDR, Irvine , Civil Engineer, Engineering , Irvine, California

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