Transportation Geotechnical Cross Sector Director

HDR, Inc. Omaha, NE
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

HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what's possible since 1917. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. With nearly 10,000 employees in more than 225 locations around the world, we think global and act local.

HDR is looking for a Geotechnical Cross Sector Director. This position is a leadership position requiring the skills and experience to manage our geotechnical services organization, develop strategic visions and tactical plans, contemplate and participate in the hiring process, promote staff interaction and communication, promote staff technical development and involvement in technical programs, manage workshare and project assignments and provide direct project support in leading select projects or other related assignments nationwide.

This role is a key management role and will work with other Business Groups, Market Sectors and Business Classes in supporting their client's project needs. Thus, the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment is a must.

The Director will also participate in select marketing activities by supporting or developing project proposals, staffing assignments, identification of sub-consultants and other duties as necessary. Involvement in all phases of project development is expected. This position requires travel to support select project pursuits and delivery nationally.

Location and Travel

The geographic location of this position is non-specific; however, a location with significant HDR presence is preferred. The average travel requirement is estimated at 50% with monthly variations between 30% and 70%.


The responsibilities of this role is split between leading the geotechnical organization (work planning, hiring, staff development, interaction and communication, etc.) to business development (strategic and tactical planning) to supporting technical del