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Mechanical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Mechanical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Mechanical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Virginia Beach, VA

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Job Type

Mechanical Engineer (Movable Bridge) - (163986)

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

HDR is looking for a Movable Bridge Engineer/Mechanical to join our Virginia team in Virginia Beach. In this role, we'll count on you to:

  • Apply mechanical engineering and detailing techniques.
  • Work on projects that typically include design and detailing of support, drive and locking systems on movable bridges.
  • Familiarity with design methods typical in the design of heavy movable support, drive and locking systems.
  • Review, and/or check design calculations, estimates and specifications produced by junior engineers and EITs.
  • Perform on-site inspections of movable bridges.
  • Provide emergency response services.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

  • LI-MJ1


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years bridge design experience
  • PE license
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, MicroStation, AutoCAD and MathCAD
  • Experience using analysis programs and mechanical design software
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment and attention to detail
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience on movable bridge design or inspection projects
  • Experience in design of mechanical drive systems and hydraulic operating systems
  • Local candidates are preferred


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
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Bridges and Structures
Job Posting: Oct 15, 2021

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