Assistant Resident 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 Duties:

The primary duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Resident Engineer are as follows:

Reports directly to the assigned HDR Resident Engineer (RE)

Supports the HDR RE in managing and supervising an assigned field office and construction

field inspection staff and conduct reviews and verifications of construction schedules and inspections.

Responsible to assist in the preparation and negotiations of construction change orders

and for preparation of weekly / monthly project reports.

Participates in Project Progress meetings and assists when called upon in preparing meeting agendas and minutes

Performs routine assignments requiring application of spreadsheets, databases, and scheduling software.


Required Qualifications

BS Civil Engineering or Construction or a comparable combination of education and experience.

5+ years progressive experience on MTA NYC Transit construction projects

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, be computer literate, experience with Microsoft office, Microsoft Project and related PC software packages used on design and construction projects.

Preferred qualifications:

Candidates who reside locally in the metro NY/NJ area are preferred.

NYS PE not required, but is preferred.

Additional experience in transit construction projects would be preferred, but is not 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.

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, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonus and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $97,738- $139,625 annually/hourly depending upon skills,

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