Facilities Lead/Senior Facility Design Manager
Rosemont, IL  / Chicago, IL 
Posted 2 days ago
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.

HDR is currently seeking a Facilities Lead and Senior Facility Design Manager to join our Chicago, IL office.

As the Facilities Lead, this individual will be responsible for the Facilities program in the Illinois and Indiana areas. They will be expected to grow the Facilities practice and develop/manage staff involved with the planning, design, and implementation of facilities for a variety of client types such as transit, cities, counties, state and federal agencies. Duties may include:

  • Serving as a senor facilities design manager/project manager for major facility related projects
  • Serve as a client manager for facility related clients
  • Conduct marketing and outreach to a variety of clients
  • Establish/foster teaming relationships with other consulting firms
  • Work with Business/Accounting Managers, Project Controllers and HDR management as needed for both marketing and project delivery
  • Develop marking strategy and business plan for facilities clients in the Illinois and Indiana areas and, where practical, other transit markets, primarily in the United States, where their individual skills, experience and relationships serve our client's needs.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field required.
  • 12+ years of experience
  • Experience programming, planning and designing maintenance and operations facilities
  • Must be a strong team leader consensus builder and team player skilled in technical writing communicating and presenting to clients.
  • Effective project management and task management skills
  • Must be able to work with office/corporate leaders to develop strategies for growth, hiring, profitability and employee development.
  • Command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and MS Project)
  • Must be willing to travel periodically for projects/meetings outside of the area

Preferred experience

  • Professional registration as an Engineer/Architect
  • Working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD
  • Experience working with PACE, CTA, Metra
  • Facility experience with cities/counties/other agencies in Illinois/Indiana area
  • Successful track record winning and delivering projects as a project manager or task leader
  • Knowledge of FTA and Buy America is desired


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-Illinois-Rosemont
Other Locations: United States-Illinois-Chicago
Industry: Transit
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: OM Facilities Design
Job Posting: Jun 25, 2021

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
12+ years
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