Senior Biologist

at HDR ENGINEERING INC. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At HDR, our employee-owners are fully engaged in creating a welcoming environment where each of us is valued and respected, a place where everyone is empowered to bring their authentic selves and novel ideas to work every day. As we work to weave diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and foster a sense of belonging throughout the company and within our communities, we constantly ask ourselves: What is our impact on the world?

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Each and every role throughout our organization makes a difference in our ability to change the world for the better. Read further to learn how you could help make great things possible not only in your community, but around the world.


In the role of Senior Biologist, we'll count on you to:

Serve as a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization that resolves problems of great scope and complexity
Plan and develop projects or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs as needed
Plan, direct and monitor all aspects of large environmental/water resources multidiscipline projects, or medium-size projects with high degree of technical complexity
Plan, organize and supervise work of a medium to large staff of professionals and technicians as needed
Serve as Project Manager on larger projects as needed, although project management is not the sole focus of this position
Perform other duties as needed

Preferred Qualifications

Project management experience


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Biology or closely related field
A minimum of 15 years related experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Highly motivated self-starter
Leadership skills and ability to manage in a team environment
Excellent communication skills
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
What We Believe
HDR is our company. Together, we build on each other's life experiences and perspectives to make great things possible every day. This shapes our collaborative culture, encourages organizational trust and connects us closer to the clients and communities we serve.

Our Commitment
As employee owners, we all have a role in creating an inclusive environment where each of us is welcomed, valued, respected and empowered to bring our authentic selves to work every day.

Our eight Employee Network Groups (Asian Pacific, Black, Hispanic/Latino(a), LGBTQ+, People with Disabilities, Veterans, Women, Young Professionals) help create a sense of belonging and foster a supportive environment where everyone is empowered to engage and contribute. Each group has an executive sponsor and is open to all employees.
Primary Location:United States-Illinois-Springfield

Employee Status:Temporary

Job Posting:May 20, 2024

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.

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Job Posting: 11916692

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 07, 2024

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