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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. Thats why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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 currently has an exceptional opportunity for a Construction Manager/ Resident Engineer to join our Construction Services Group in Reno/ Northern Nevada. The primary duties of the Construction Manager / Resident Engineer are to technically and administratively represent a project owner throughout construction on a variety of public infrastructure projects. Responsibilities include managing in-house and sub-consultant staff and perform as point person for construction contract oversight. Working with general supervision and support from senior HDR staff, this person will supervise and direct the activities of the field team and maintain healthy relationships with the client and all oversight organizations. The position requires experience with public and private contracts, familiarity with codes/ laws governing construction, and strong technical skills directly applicable to heavy civil construction. Responsibilities also include participation in the preconstruction phase of project development, reviewing and observing all construction contractor activities, documenting construction, initiating change proposals for design team review and approval, estimating cost of changes, negotiating costs with contractor, recommending acceptance to owner and writing and issuing field change orders, managing compliance with applicable permits, laws, & oversight agencies, and managing construction disputes & claims.

Keywords: Transportation, Water, Wastewater, Pipeline, Tunnel, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Inspection, Design




Bachelors Degree is preferred.

Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred. Certified Construction Manager (CCM) is a plus.

10 years of experience is preferred as resident engineer and/or project manager on heavy civil construction projects.

Experience with design-build and/or CM/GC project delivery.

Experience supervising direct reports and managing a team of people, supervisor training.

Experience with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and MS Project, Other scheduling software.

Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within documents.

Associated topics: administrator, custom, director, gcc, manager, project, public, scheduler, site, superintendent

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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