Distribution Project Manager/Team Leader


Date: 3 days ago
City: Austin, TX
Contract type: Full time
Distribution Project Manager/Team Leader


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 Engineering is looking for a Distribution Project Manager/Team Leader to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals in Texas.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Distribution Project Manager/Team Leader include responsibility for knowledge and execution of the technical aspects and deliverables of electrical distribution projects and/or programs assigned and is an experienced, competent engineer who understands and can complete all technical requirements of projects and can interface and build relationships with clients.

Specific duties include:

  • Establishes and maintains the primary local relationship with key local clients.

  • Leads the technical direction for distribution services for key local clients.

  • Technically mentors junior staff locally and in other offices on the nuances of work for specific clients.

  • Provide guidance on routine engineering and design tasks, and participate in field reviews or construction observation.

  • Assigns tasks and provides guidance to team members, and coordinates QC reviews for work performed by engineers and/or designers, locally and in other offices.

  • May attend training and seminars focused on further development and understanding of complex concepts related to their discipline.

  • May also assist with developing technical papers and/or presentations that showcase HDR’s technical capabilities at industry conferences or other events.

  • May perform project management duties as needed.

  • May supervise local staff and grow a local design team.

  • Works with HDR leadership to help drive development and preparation of proposals within the Practice.

  • Identifies and develops opportunities to expand services to clients.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering preferred, or applicable equivalent experience.

  • PE preferred

  • 10 years of electrical distribution line design experience required.

  • Transmission line design experience would be added value.

  • Experience using AutoCAD, PLS-CADD, Osmose O-Calc, and other design software preferred.

  • Experience performing structural analysis, plan and profile preparation, line optimization, preparing specifications, drawings, construction staking and other engineering documents required for overhead and underground distribution line projects.

  • Roadway and area lighting design experience desiredExperience with the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).

  • Experience and client relationships with Austin Energy preferred.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired.

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

  • Some travel may be required.


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.

Primary Location
: United States-Texas-Austin

Other Locations
: United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Texas-Round Rock, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Fort Worth

: Power

: Full-time

Employee Status
: Regular

: Transmission/Distribution Eng

Job Posting
: Sep 23, 2022

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