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Henningson, Durham & Richardson, PC Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Bozeman, Montana


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.Watch Our Story: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 a Geotechnical Engineer, we'll count on you to:

  • Plan and prepare geotechnical investigations or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs.
  • Participate in marketing efforts of both internal and external clients.
  • Organize, conduct, and coordinate or manage geotechnical investigations for water resources and other projects.
  • Perform geotechnical technical analyses, prepare geotechnical reports and coordinate with designers to implement recommendations.
  • Function as a Technical Specialist or Project Manager on mid-size projects as needed, but project management is not the sole focus of this position.
  • Supervise a small staff of professionals and technicians as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required.
  • 10 years of professional experience.
  • PE license
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, MicroStation, GeoStudios, LPILE and SHAFT or other software as appropriate.
  • The candidate must be able to provide evidence of project engineering and project management experience.
  • The successful candidate must have a deep understanding of advanced soil mechanics, embankment design, and a high comfort level utilizing USACE and DWR guidelines.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.


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.

HDR provides a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonus and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $98,000 - $140,000 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location. (Stated benefits are for full-time regular positions. Temporary and part-time roles are eligible for limited benefits.)


Primary Location: United States-Montana-Bozeman
Other Locations: United States-Idaho-Boise, United States-Idaho-Coeur d'Alene, United States-Montana-Missoula, United States-Montana-Butte, United States-Montana-Billings, United States-Montana-Helena, United States-Montana-Kalispell
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Dams Levees Civil Works
Job Posting: Dec 21, 2023

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.