Dams, Levees, and Civil Works Business Class Lead

HDR   •  

Sacramento, CA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 291 days ago

This job is no longer available.



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.

Watch our 'About Us' video

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. 

Dams, Levees, & Civil Works Business Class Leader in Northern California

Primary Responsibilities

The Business Class (BC) Leader for Dams, Levees and Civil Works is responsible for the direction, control and profitability of the Dams, Levees and Civil Works BC in Northern California. The duties of the Dams, Levees and Civil Works Business Class Lead are to plan, direct and oversee all aspects of large scale multi-discipline and multi-benefit projects with a high degree of technical complexity. The position will build and maintain client relations and participate in project development and contract document preparation. The person will mentor mid- and junior-level staff across a variety of disciplines. The position will participate in and provide oversight of a variety of project types including planning, design, inspection and construction management of coastal and riverine flood risk management projects; dams and reservoirs; ecosystem restoration; drainage; and general site civil.The position will coordinate projects with inter-related disciplines such as hydrology, hydraulics, structural, geology, geotechnical, civil, mechanical, CADD and GIS.  He/she will oversee the quality assurance/quality control program for the Northern California Dams, Levees and Civil Works BC. Keyword(s): dam, levee, reservoir, spillway, flood control, water, tidal, coastal, riverine. 



Required Qualifications

BS in civil, structural or geotechnical engineering required,  MSpreferred. 10+ years related experience. Experience as a task lead and or project manager in a consulting business is preferred. Applicants must be self-starters that are highly motivated and team oriented. Excellent problem-solving and communication skills and the ability to assimilate data and put into a big picture context are essential. Applicants must have extensive experiencedesigning and directing large complex multi-discipline projects. Strong technical writing abilities, solid engineering background, and effective presentation skills are necessary for this position. A positive 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.