Field Coordinator

HDR - Glen Allen, VA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $74,000 a year
Field Coordinator - (153071)

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 is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction and related services through our various operating companies. Our professionals are committed to helping clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.

The primary duties of the Field Coordinator are to support the geotechnical and environmental groups by providing coordination, oversight, and completion of field investigations, including preparation of daily field and inspection reports under the oversight of a licensed Geotechnical Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist. Candidates will have the ability to quickly become familiar with geotechnical investigation techniques, traffic control requirements, and safety protocols associated with working along public roadways, as well as remote areas. For assignments, candidates will communicate primarily with internal HDR staff, but must also be comfortable interacting with HDR’s external clients as a secondary point of contact.

A Field Coordinator candidate’s traits include organizing, coordinating, and executing field exploration efforts, and development of documents to support a variety of geotechnical and environmental reports. This individual is required to exhibit excellent communication skills, ability to work flexibly and collaboratively with team members, and a demonstrated willingness to learn. Will be responsible for working directly with members of HDR’s multi-discipline teams, subcontractors, and others, as required, to complete assigned work. The successful candidate will have an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of HDR’s employee-owned culture.


Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Geography, or other related fields.
Minimum 2 years experience managing field investigations involving multiple team members and subcontractors (drilling, traffic control, utility locators, testing laboratories, etc.).
Ability to coordinate multiple field teams and review field data for consistency and compliance with project requirements
Ability to communicate clearly and help resolve conflicts that may arise with subcontractors and or private property owners
Ability to use Excel spreadsheets to track and organize field data.
Ability to travel within the Mid-Atlantic Region (Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C.) and work out of temporary field locations.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
Valid Drivers License
Preferred Qualifications
Willing to learn software including gINT, ArcGIS, and Microstation.
Familiar with environmental hazards and clean-up protocols associated with field investigations
Ability to compile data and complete a field log in accordance with industry standards
Be familiar with and implement land clearing, erosion and sediment control, and site restoration requirements to complete field investigations
Be familiar with traffic control operations and coordination requirements for completing field investigations
Ability to work with environmental scientists to avoid wetland, streams and other naturally sensitive areas and abide with permit conditions during geotechnical activities.
Ability to assist environmental scientists in the field on wetland delineations, stream assessments and natural resource surveys.

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-Virginia-Glen Allen
Other Locations: United States-Virginia-Vienna, United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Geotechnical
Job Posting: Feb 21, 2019