Major Bridges Technical Director - HDR | CEI Architecture Associates, Inc (Yonkers)


: $116,590.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


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.

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 of the Major Bridge Technical Director include planning, directing and monitoring all aspects of large complex, multi-discipline projects with a high degree of technical complexity, involving a diverse project staff. A candidate with experience in delivering complex bridge design projects for global clients . Candidate must demonstrate extensive design experience in large complex bridges. A candidate with experience in delivering complex alternative delivery (Design Build, P3) projects is desirable.

The candidate will be involved with the technical oversight and coordination of several projects concurrently. Establishes client relations and is involved with marketing, contractual, design and production efforts. Conducts schematic, design development and contract document work sessions at project sites in conjunction with Project Managers, appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines. Ensures project deliverables and supporting documentation are complete, understandable, conform to applicable and industry standards relative to their intended purpose, including client and HDR requirements.

The duties of the Major Bridge Technical Director include overseeing and/or serving in a lead technical role or problem solving role on large bridge design projects. You will perform complex structural planning, analysis and design for all structural aspects of transportation projects. Typical projects include suspension, cable stay, arch, segmental, extradosed, steel and prestressed concrete bridges. You must be comfortable being viewed as a technical expert in engineering analysis and design and have proven background of technical leadership on these types of projects. You will often perform as a technical specialist and supervise more junior engineers in the performance of engineering tasks. This role will also serve in a capacity of managing, supporting or leading major pursuits. Responsible for implementing QA/QC procedures and completing reviews of bridge plans for complex projects. Responsible for execution of training for personnel as established by strategic plans. Acts as mentor/supervisor for less experienced designers. The Major Bridge Technical Director will also ensure that emerging technologies are being implemented and that HDR is continually advancing complex bridge design capabilities. Will also participate in the selection of key staff nationally/globally and identify strategic hires needed for the growth and evolution of HDRs Bridge program

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Required Qualifications

BS/MS in Structural Engineering or closely related field is required.

PE license required.

20+ years project and client management experience with significant project experience

MS Office experience is required.

Demonstrated business development and strategic planning skills.

Good communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills.

Must have the ability to interact with various design teams, have excellent organizational, project management and communication both written and verbal skills.

Versatility in the following software products: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Inventor, Revit, Microstation, Larsa 4D Bridge Plus, SAP 2000, FB MultiPier, Leap Bridge Enterprise, RM Bridge, SOFiSTiK

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

Associated topics: architect, architectural, architecture, building, construction, drafter, structural engineer * 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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