Structural Engineer


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.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Structural Engineer include the analysis, design and documentation of structural systems for various materials, such as steel, concrete, and masonry. Reviews structural documents for areas of conflict and coordinates design with all disciplines. Writes/edits structural specifications, selects procedures, materials and their respective sizes, and completes necessary calculations. Independently coordinates the work of the structural design team through the design development and contract document phases of a project. Establishes meetings and participates in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance. Conducts design development and contract document work sessions at project site in conjunction with Project Manager and other disciplines. Is responsible to coordinate workload through design development and construction document phases to complete the documents on schedule. Coordinates and assists, with affected disciplines, with any addendum, requests for information, change proposal requests and change orders and is responsible to incorporate agreed upon changes into the project documents. Leads the structural discipline on projects.






Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

• 8+ years structural engineering experience

• Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Revit, RAM, ETABS, SAFE or similar analytical software

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

• 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.  

Primary Location
: United States-New Jersey-Lawrenceville



: Architecture

: Full-time

Employee Status
: Regular


BusinessClass: Science and Technology Arch