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Economist/Economic Anlayst

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Omaha - United States
S: Competitive

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.

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 a top-ten U.S. engineering and architecture firm with a growing international practice. HDR is currently looking for an Economist / Economic Analyst for our office in Omaha, NE. Entry level economists are expected to contribute to formulating economic analyses by conducting primary and secondary research. The analyses typically address the value proposition of large and small infrastructure in the transportation, water, energy, and building infrastructure – some of which include the largest public works around the country. Candidates with sound knowledge and skills in economic concepts, spreadsheet modeling, and written / verbal communication excel in this position and grow quickly. Due to contractual obligations U.S. citizenship and ability to clear U.S. government background checks preferred though not required.


Masters in Economics strongly preferred; minimum of Bachelors in Economics or related field required. 1+ years equivalent experience with an emphasis on the application and interpretation of research in public infrastructure or related topics is preferred though entry-level candidates will be considered. Experience in conceptualizing and developing economic or business models using analytical methods is strongly preferred. Knowledge of economic and econometric methods a plus. Experience with analytical packages and/or programming languages (SAS, Eviews, SPSS, Visual Basic etc.) and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows Excel Power Point and Access is required. Position requires an individual with the ability to interact with clients on a regular basis. Preference will be given to local candidates.

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.

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Omaha, United States


Master's Degree





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24th August 2017

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23rd September 2017

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