1475 East Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Roadway Drainage Engineer to join a growing office of roadway, highway, structural, transit, rail, and intermodal designers and construction inspectors as a roadway drainage engineer on Phase I and Phase II projects.
The Roadway Drainage Engineer will be a member of the highway division and will take an active role in drainage design for projects in the Chicago Offices and Great Lakes region. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor of Science degree with an Illinois Professional Engineer License or the ability to achieve the license within 12 months. The successful candidate will have 3 to 8 years of progressive experience. The candidate should have a strong oral and written communication skills with experience with hydraulic and hydrology modeling software including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack, StormCAD and SWMM/HydroCAD. The candidate should have a good understanding of MicroStation/Geopak. The individual will also be called on to work closely with other teams on multi-disciplinary projects. The engineer will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects in a unique and dynamic work environment.
General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
- Participate in all phases of project development related to storm water management, flood plain studies, hydraulic analysis and design, IDOT Location Drainage Studies and storm water BMP selection.
- Analyzes information and data to perform routine design tasks.
- Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods, and occasionally represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions, and to plan and coordinate work.
- Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
- Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
- Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.
- Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant to technical specialty.
- Bachelor’ s degree in civil engineer with a focus on hydrology or hydraulics
- Certified Floodplain Manager or an interest in achieving
- IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Chicago Division of Water Management drainage experience
- Familiarity with Lake County SMC, DuPage County DEC, ACOE, MWRD, and other storm water agencies and ordinances
- Proficiency with ArcGIS
- Local candidates-offices in either NW Suburbs or Downtown Chicago