Transportation EIT/Coordinator

Transportation EIT/Coordinator

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

The primary duties as a motivated and dedicated Entry Level Transportation Engineer will include working as a member of a design team in the preparation of the following elements of roadway and highway design using local (State, County or City) or AASHTO standards: Horizontal and vertical alignment, Intersection layout, Interchange layout, drainage design, Construction Staging / Maintenance of Traffic, and Right of Way plans. In addition, you will have opportunities to work with a team completing alternatives development and analysis of a wide variety of projects including arterials, expressways, and freeways. Excellent mentoring opportunity to work with one of the largest transportation design groups in the region on several high profile complex challenging projects. Technical and design software automation training is provided.   



 Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

• EIT preferred.  Candidates hired without their EIT will have the title of “Transportation Coordinator” and will be expected to obtain their EIT for career progression

• 0+ years experience doing highway and roadway design required, internship experience strongly preferred.

• CAD Software packages (Microstation or AutoCAD).

• Experience in automated design tools (Geopak, Inroads, or Civil 3d) a plus. • Microsoft Office Suite experience required.

• 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-Iowa-Cedar Rapids

Other Locations: United States-Iowa-Des Moines

Industry: Highway + Road

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

BusinessClass: Highways

Job Posting: Jan 30, 2019

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February 4, 2019