New England Section Manager - Highway & Roads
Boston, MA 
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Job Description
New England Section Manager - Highway & Roads

New England Section Manager - Highway & Roads (155210)

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.

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
In the role of New England Section Manager-Highway & Roads, we'll count on you to:
Manage the New England based Civil Engineering staff in the HDR MA, CT, NH and ME offices. This leadership position also involves project management support to ensure projects are completed on time and in budget, and participate in and provide leadership for marketing and business development for the section. Specific duties are as follows:

*Responsible for operations of the New England Region Civil Section including staff development and mentoring
*Responsible for performance evaluations and project delivery.
*Administrative responsibility for section staff and technical service functions, and lead and coordinate services with other sections
*Implement, monitor and support company policy
*Select, train, develop and manage technical personnel

Project Management
*Take responsibility for and delegation of operations of New England Region Civil Section including, scheduling, staff leveling, profitability and quality control
*Function as a Project Manager on major projects and take responsibility for production on projects in addition to management responsibilities
*Oversee Section operations to ensure that all work is planned, organized, controlled and evaluated through proactive project management system
*Work cooperatively with Regional Business Group leaders or peers on production efforts and staffing needs.
*Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives for the New England Civil group.
*Comprehensive knowledge of the overall Civil Section function.

*Work collaboratively with Deputy Section Managers
*Experience with D/B preferred

Marketing/Business Development
*Work with client managers in the support of business development strategies
*Lead, direct and contribute to marketing, planning, proposal efforts and interviews
*Lead, direct and contribute to the development and expansion of private and public clients
*Work cooperatively with Regional Business Group leaders or peers in local and national marketing efforts.
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*Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering discipline is required.
*20 years' experience in transportation focused civil engineering which should include 10 years management/leadership experience
*PE is required. Professional registration or license in each New England state (MA, NH, ME and preferably CT) or ability to obtain is required.
*Strong communication and listening skills
*Ability to handle multiple assignments
*Good leadership and organizational skills
*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.

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
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
20+ years
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