Senior Structural Engineer
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Senior Structural Engineer

Senior Structural Engineer (142773)

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 Structural Engineer, we'll count on you to:
Supervise or conduct structural analyses, evaluations and designs; develop design options or recommendations; assist with preparation of contract documents including drawings, specifications, and design documentation; assist with or prepare cost estimates; assist with conducting formal inspections and preparing other documentation including critical reports for hydraulic structure projects (dams, spillways, outlet works, navigation locks, diversion structures, flood protection structures, etc.). Perform engineering assignments that may require critical thinking and creativity to address unique structural elements that have limited or no specific code based guidance. Work independently as project manager and provide oversight and mentorship of project and junior staff. This role may include leadership and expansion of HDR's structural engineering services including client and strategic project development with Federal and State government agencies, water agencies and utilities, and power utilities. Perform other duties as needed


Keywords: Structural, Structural Engineer, Structural Analysis, Seismic Analysis, PE, Professional Engineer, Finite Element Modeling


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Requires a minimum of 10 years experience in structural and seismic analyses, with a minimum of 7 years finite element modeling.
  • PE or SE
  • Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, RAM, ETABS, Mathcad preferred, SAP2000, SAFE or similar analytical software, advanced finite element software (LS-DYNA, ADINA, Abaqus)
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills and 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.

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
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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