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Transportation Drainage Design Engineer

Transportation Drainage Design Engineer

Transportation Drainage Design Engineer

Denver, CO

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Transportation Drainage Design Engineer - (162618)

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.

HDR currently has an opening for a Transportation Drainage Design Engineer to join our team in Denver, CO.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Drainage Engineer are to provide project engineering, task management and project management with a focus on transportation projects and public transportation clients throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. Anticipated work tasks may include; conduct hydrologic and hydraulic modeling; conduct stormwater collection systems modeling and design; collect, assimilate, and present data in reports, memos and public forums; lead production of design calculations and technical reports; and lead preparation of engineering plans and specifications for design of detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, and other hydraulic structures. Will work independently as well as plan, organize, and lead small to medium groups of professionals and technicians dependent on project/task. Will conduct water resources planning, plan formulation, concept development, and develop planning documentation. Will assist in stormwater permitting efforts. Will be involved with and lead teams in highway drainage design and plans production for CDOT and Municipal clients, drainage analysis and documentation, and stormwater management design & permitting and project management.


Required Qualifications:

  • BSCE required, MS degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in drainage engineering or related projects.
  • PE license required.
  • Experience with MicroStation, Open Roads Designer, AutoCAD Civil3D, ArcGIS and storm drain system analysis required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.


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.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success; which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $80,000-$90,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transportation Hydraulics
Job Posting: Jul 22, 2021

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