Senior Transportation Engineer/Section Manager

at HDR Construction Control Corporation in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for our ability to deliver the most complicated transportation projects, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams have worked with a variety of clients to deliver the most important projects across the US, including the I 30 project in Little Rock. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.


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HDR is looking for a Sr. Transportation Engineer /Section Manager who will be responsible for leading the local office on the I-30 Project and lead the growth of HDR's Transportation Business Practice in Arkansas from the HDR Little Rock Office.


Responsibilities will include oversight of engineering services on all projects from the local office.

Responsibilities may also include operations of transportation services, staff development, growth and profitability, quality control, marketing support, business development and fostering good overall team morale of the transportation practice in Arkansas.

Initial duties will include working with the project manager of the $540M, I-30 Project to help deliver the project successfully with the focus on design services during construction.

The position will also function as a senior project manager on transportation projects.

The position will work cooperatively with Regional Directors in local and regional marketing and production efforts and be involved in strategic planning, marketing proposals, and interviews and will also be directly involved with public- and private-sector clients in marketing, project production, and related issues for Arkansas.

As the local transportation lead, the position will also see that all work is planned, organized, controlled, and evaluated through a pro-active project management system while continuously implementing, monitoring, and supporting company policy.

Additional duties will include selecting, training, developing and managing technical personnel. Experience in the management and development of multi-discipline teams will be required.




Required Qualifications

BS in Civil Engineering or related field required. MS Preferred.

Arkansas Professional Engineering License required.

15+ years of experience in engineering management related to the transportation industry (e.g., roadway/highway, bridge/structures) design and construction is required.

Strong knowledge and experience managing projects and professional services for ARDOT and municipalities in Arkansas.

Ability to develop strong client relationships and serve as a key client manager.

Past participation in related professional and business organizations.

Strong communication skills is a must.

Ability to handle multiple assignments is required.

Good leadership and organizational skills are essential to this role.



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-Arkansas-Little Rock


Industry:Highway + Road


Employee Status:Regular



Job Posting:Sep 23, 2020


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.


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Job Posting: 3084198

Posted On: Oct 09, 2021

Updated On: Nov 08, 2021