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Senior Transportation Engineer

Senior Transportation Engineer

Senior Transportation Engineer

Virginia Beach, VA

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Job Type

Senior Transportation Engineer - (161083)

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 Transportation Engineer, you will work as a key member of a highway/roadway design team for moderate to large projects. We'll count on you to:

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of the following roadway/highway design work using local or AASHTO standards: horizontal and vertical alignment, roadway sections, intersection layout and sight distance determination, interchange layout, right of way and construction plans
  • Along with design, you will be responsible for preparing and overseeing the preparation of the following elements of various sizes of contract plans, specifications and estimates: roadway sections, alignment/right of way plans, site preparation plans, roadway profiles and maintenance of traffic plans
  • Assist in the management of larger projects and manage smaller projects
  • Prepare scopes budgets and schedules
  • Day to day communication (verbal and written) with the client,
  • Support and advise junior engineers and technical staff
  • Coordinate with other design disciplines, write reports and technical memos
  • Coordinate with sub-consultants to keep project on schedule and within budget
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • LI-MJ1


Required Qualifications

  • BSCE is required
  • PE
  • 10+ years of transportation engineering design experience required
  • Experience with local owners (VDOT, DDOT, MDSHA, MDTA or local municipalities)
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, Microstation and GeoPak and/or Open Roads (or other design software as appropriate)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills ability to work with various teams and project management skills desirable
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience with an A/E/C Engineering firm preferred
  • Experience in the Northern VA, Washington DC and/or Maryland transportation marketplace strongly preferred.
  • 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-District of Columbia-Washington DC, 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: Highways
Job Posting: Apr 6, 2021

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