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Transportation Designer Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Transportation Designer


Posted: 5/14/2024 - Expires: 8/12/2024

Job ID: 273431922


Job Description

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

Primary Responsibilities

Serve in a technical role under the direction of a Senior Engineer or Project Manager on the engineering development of urban and rural highway/roadway projects
Prepare detailed engineering designs for roadway and highway projects including horizontal and vertical alignment, intersection layout and sight distance determination, interchange layout, roadway drainage, utility coordination, and right-of-way plans
Participate in activities ranging from site feasibility analysis to final design and through the construction phase, including the development of quantities and estimates
Assist PM in the preparation of scopes, budgets, and schedules
Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering related field
EIT or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
Proficient with Microsoft Office, MicroStation, (ORD), AutoCAD (Civil 3D) a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee-owned culture


Ohio DOT experience
Minimum 2 years of design experience
Preference given to local candidates


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-Ohio-Cincinnati
Other Locations: United States-Ohio-Columbus, United States-Ohio-Cleveland

Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

BusinessClass: Highways
Job Posting: Nov 1, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4