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Electrical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Electrical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Electrical Engineer (Movable Bridge)

Virginia Beach, VA

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Electrical Engineer (Movable Bridge) - (165799)

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 - Electrical to join our Virginia team in Virginia Beach. In this role, we'll count on you to:

  • Apply electrical engineering and detailing techniques
  • Work on projects that typically include design and detailing of control, power and operation systems of movable bridges
  • Familiarity with software and design methods typical in the design of heavy movable structure control, power and operation systems
  • Review, assign work and/or check design calculations, estimates and specifications produced by junior engineers and EITs
  • Experience in diagnosing faults in industrial three phase power, motor and relay control systems to include PLC, HMI and VFD's
  • Experience in the design of electrical power distribution, motor controls, PLC systems, relay controls and variable speed drives
  • Travel for team coordination, site visits and inspections are required within Virginia
  • Perform on-site inspections of movable bridges
  • Provide emergency response services
  • Perform other duties as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline
  • PE license in Virginia or eligible to obtain
  • 5+ years of movable bridge industry or related industry experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, MicroStation, AutoCAD and MathCAD
  • Experience managing junior staff
  • Experience on movable bridge design or inspection projects in bridge or related industry
  • 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
  • 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
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Bridges and Structures
Job Posting: Feb 9, 2022

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