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Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Project Engineer/Assistant Project Manager to join our Ports andMaritime practice group in South Florida. This position may be based in our Miami Lakes, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or West Palm Beach locations. This individual will be expected to perform individually and in a team environment designing and co-managing small to medium-sized projects (construction values typically from $100K to $25M) with a primary focus on structural, geotechnical, and general civil design elements.Their primary responsibility will involve various tasks on projects ranging in scope from limited complexity to those involving multifaceted features and disciplines. They will need to be autonomous and capable of self-performing required assignments, with efforts guided by senior level engineers/managers, and facilitated by other group members, as appropriate (e.g. junior engineers, CADD technicians, estimators, etc.).

General duties will include:

Performance of engineering studies/reports, analyses, calculations, design

details/sketches, opinions of cost, QA/QC, and other related tasks needed to

produce constructible/practical plans

Assistance with management of new and existing projects, with tasks including

(but not limited to) project setup, contract management, staff/resource

scheduling and allocation, budget management, deliverable preparation and

submittal, etc.

Oversight of analyses, calculations, and tasks completed by others, to ensure

milestones are achieved, deliverables meet scopes of service (and company

quality standards), and budgets are maintained according to negotiated

contract terms and agreements

Local travel to fulfill project requirements (e.g. site visits, client meetings, etc.)

and to market local industry or new/existing clients for the pursuit of project




Required Qualifications

BS degree in Civil, Structural, or related Engineering discipline

5 to 7+ years of relevant ports & maritime structures project experience

PE license or ability to obtain within one year of hire

Will be expected to actively participate in local and/or national technical organizations (ie ASCE, SNAME, COPRI, PIANC, etc.)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be familiar with AutoCAD

MS Office skills are a must

Preferred Qualifications

Local (South Florida) candidates are preferred, as well as local work experience and industry contacts

Ability to write and speak in Spanish is a plus

Should have experience with finite element modeling of foundations, soil mechanics, and structural systems using relevant software such as RISA 3D or SAP 2000, GROUP, STAAD, LPILE, CWALSHT, ALLPILE

* 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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