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Principal Economist

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Orlando - United States
S: Competitive

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Principal Economist to join our Transportation Business Group in Orlando, FL. In the role of Principal Economist, we'll count on you to:

· Collaborate with transportation leaders to provide strategic economics expertise related to project selection and prioritization, benefit-cost analysis, economic impact analysis, financial analysis, risk analysis, econometrics, regional economics and economic development, socio-economic forecasting, transportation policy, and other related areas;
· Conduct defensible analyses utilizing reliable data and formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to aid in developing solutions to economic, financial, funding, and policy issues;
· Participate as part of larger teams in all phases of the development of a project including planning, construction, operations and maintenance;
· Provide strong leadership in managing projects and tasks, providing ongoing feedback to project team members and develop and mentor junior staff;
· Market economic consulting services in different areas including highway, transit, rail, water, energy, and airport projects by leveraging industry experience. Proactively identify business development opportunities, partner with HDR colleagues to develop and pursue leads, and assist with developing client capture plans; and
· Conduct research, develop industry leading methods and tools, participate in practice-level strategic planning and strive for external recognition through publications and conference articulations.


Required Qualifications
Masters Degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Public Policy or related field
Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in economic analysis including benefit cost analysis, return on investment and risk analysis
Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in project management
Minimum of 5 years of responsibility for client interaction and business development
Prior experience in staff management and direction/ mentoring
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. Degree in Economics, Finance, Business, or Public Policy
Record of academic and/or professional publications and conference presentations
Strong preference given to local candidates

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Orlando, United States







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10th August 2017

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9th September 2017

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