HDR

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.

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.

Our employees, working in 225 locations around the world, push open the doors to what's possible each and every day.

HDR Portland, OR, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
Primary Responsibilities HDR is seeking a motivated and career-oriented mid-level wetland scientist for a full-time regular position in Portland, OR office. The successful candidate must have 5+ years of Pacific Northwest based experience in wetland and riparian ecology, wetland delineations, plant identification, hydric soils, and wetland and waterbody functional assessments. The candidate will work as a member of high-performing teams on a variety of natural resource assessments to support development of public and private infrastructure projects throughout Alaska. Successful candidates shall be self-motivated and proficient in wetland delineations in Pacific Northwest, general wetland science and botany throughout Pacific Northwest, development of technical reports as well as possess an understanding of Clean Water Act Section 404 regulations and NEPA documentation.  Must have experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2007 Alaska Regional Supplement and be willing and able to work independently, manage field crews, communicate with resource and regulatory agencies, and have strong technical writing skills. Other duties may include: NEPA documentation, compensatory mitigation plans and debit/credit analysis, and environmental permitting. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, excellent writing skills, working well with others, and a willingness to learn are essential for this position. Technical writing experience is required. A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality is required.  In the role of Environmental Scientist , we'll count on you to:  • Work with a team of scientists to conduct wetland and stream delineations and functional assessments, vegetation surveys, wildlife surveys, and other field activities in urban and remote settings. Includes work on remote field assignments in adverse weather conditions often on irregular and steep terrain. • Prepare written environmental reports including wetland and stream delineation reports, biological assessments, monitoring reports, etc., and develop mitigation options, plans and documents to address project impacts. • Prepare documentation to support Clean Water Act Permitting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 10 and 404 permits, NEPA compliance, Endangered Species Act consultation, and other state/local permits. • Contribute as an author on environmental planning documents such as NEPA Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments, interpreting technical information into a reader friendly format.  Qualifications   Required Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Biology or closely related field • 5+ years of experience managing and/or conducting analyses in support of biological and/or environmental projects with at least 2 years leading wetlands delineation teams; Master’s degree may account for up to 2 years of experience • Experience with wetland delineations using the 2007 Oregon Regional Supplement wetland delineation manual • Ability to identify common Alaska plant species and/or characterize hydric soils • Knowledge of federal regulatory framework, including NEPA and CWA Section 10/404. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment • Ability to interpret and analyze data, proactively identify and solve problems • Excellent technical and analytical writing skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Technical expertise in the design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation of data for environmental studies and investigations. • Strong conceptual organizational problem solving and research abilities. • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced work environment with changing deadlines and priorities • Demonstrated familiarity with Federal and/or Alaska state/local permits • Experience with GIS software • Valid Oregon State Driver’s license • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality, and an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture. Desired Qualifications • M.S. degree in Biology or relevant field of study (i.e. environmental science, botany, ecology, natural sciences, natural resource management) • Field data collection expertise in wetlands and streams using GPS units • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) or Wetland Professional In Training (WPIT) certification • Local candidates preferred  Why HDR 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.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR
Jun 20, 2018
Part time
Primary Responsibilities The successful candidate in this position will have a B.S. or M.S. degree or equivalent in biology, environmental science, marine or wildlife science, or a similar field. The candidate will work as a member of high-performing teams on a variety of natural resource assessments to support development of public and private infrastructure projects throughout Alaska. Primary responsibilities include   research and writing of documents relevant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), and permitting and compliance support.  Duties may include data analysis; review and research of technical studies and publications; habitat type and vegetation mapping using aerial photography; Clean Water Act Section 404 permit applications, ESA biological assessments, other federal and local permit applications, mitigation and monitoring plans, and deliverables related to NEPA, Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404, MMPA, and ESA.   Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, excellent writing skills, working well with others, and a willingness to learn are essential for this position. Technical writing experience is required.   A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality is required.  Additional duties may include   field studies such as wetland delineations and functional assessments, marine mammal and protected species monitoring, wildlife surveys, and other field activities in urban and remote settings.   The candidate will work at the direction of HDR project managers. Work will be conducted independently as well as on teams, with appropriate senior technical oversight. This is a part-time regular position.  Keyword(s): Environmental Scientist, Environmental Planner, environmental science, wetland, wildlife, planning, permitting, compliance, NEPA, ESA, MMPA, CWA.   Qualifications   Required Qualifications Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Marine or Wildlife Science, or closely related field Knowledge of federal regulatory framework, including NEPA, ESA, MMPA, and CWA Section 404 Technical expertise in the design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation of data for environmental studies and investigations Excellent technical and analytical writing skills required MS Office experience Strong conceptual organization problem solving and research abilities Positive attitude and ability to work independently and as part of a team Excellent communication skills, adaptability and ability to work with engineers, planners, agencies, and the public are required An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must  Preferred Qualifications Minimum of 5 years environmental experience in environmental permitting/planning/compliance projects preferred  Why HDR 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.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR Atlanta, GA, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
HDR is looking for a Senior Environmental Project Manager with transportation environmental experience to join our Southeast Environmental Science and Planning practice in Atlanta, GA. The candidate must have a strong background in NEPA and state-level environmental reviews and direct experience managing the regulatory approval and permitting process for transportation related infrastructure projects, including highway, airport, maritime and local roadway projects. Ideal candidate has direct experience managing multidiscipline teams in the environmental review of federal, state and locally sponsored transportation projects pursuant to NEPA and other regulatory procedures governing transportation project approvals, including the preparation and review of environmental impact statements (EIS), environmental assessments (EA), natural and cultural resource reports, and other environmental documents.  Position involves supporting market needs and client-focused solutions, including support of client management efforts, and strategic thinking to expand our South Atlantic environmental transportation practices in Georgia. Responsibilities will include managing major environmental projects in the state, identifying client opportunities, supporting major proposal efforts and mentoring and training staff.  Candidates should demonstrate experience in managing technical staff, proficiency in developing and managing project related NEPA, permitting and regulatory compliance strategies for all stages of project development from initial critical issues analysis, through permitting, construction compliance, and post construction monitoring and close-out. This includes experience in directing the technical and administrative aspects of environmental studies and the preparation of environmental permit applications; coordinating schedules; providing technical QA; implementing program policy; and problem resolution to assure project completion on time and within budget.  Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must. Primary Responsibilities Senior Environmental Project Manager for NEPA, permitting, and related environmental services in the [NC] [SC]transportation market Provide technical expertise at project level and support with growing HDR’s environmental program  Establish sequencing of environmental tasks/projects, from financial management through successful completion of the project, utilizing our technology, standards and project delivery practices Manage and deliver several projects concurrently. Responsible for project management, including developing and managing budgets, schedules, and quality of product. Support client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings   Qualifications   Required Qualifications Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related field. 10+ years’ experience working with NEPA and/or permitting including developing plans, writing proposals, developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for complex environmental projects with multi-disciplinary teams and multi-agency efforts; marketing clients, preferably within the transportation market sector. Proven success managing and mentoring multidiscipline environmental staff. Proficiency with MS Office suite, strong people skills, excellent written and verbal communications skills.  Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of FHWA/FTA/FRA NEPA and state environmental processes Experience managing EA/EIS projects  Experience managing and mentoring biologists/ environmental scientists Why HDR 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com