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Burns & McDonnell Civil Roadway Engineer - Transportation in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s Transportation Practice serves departments of transportation, cities, counties and private industry across the country. From rural roads to complex urban interchanges, tollways and long-span bridges, our innovative and cost-effective solutions help improve mobility and safety on our nation’s roads, highways, trails, bridges and rail systems. We also provide strategic consulting services to help our clients communicate their vision and secure the funding and support that are critical to their success. Our comprehensive services include design, design-build, construction management, environmental planning, feasibility studies, inspection, ITS, permitting, program management, right-of-way acquisition, signaling & lighting, stakeholder engagement, strategic consulting, sustainable design, traffic analysis, transportation enhancement, and utility coordination and relocation.

This particular position is looking for and engineer based in the Chicagoland area who brings experience in one of the key transportation clients: IDOT, The Illinois Tollway and CDOT. Knowing the agency standards and possessing client contacts is a plus along with modeling experience.

  • Work with a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians in the design of roadway transportation projects, or related linear civil project work.

  • Performs tasks requiring applications of standard civil engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Standard design of civil project work.

  • Assist team leaders (PM’s) with various project duties.

  • Serve as a team member on multidisciplined projects.

  • Works with senior staff on technical aspects of a project.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a preferred emphasis in civil roadway transportation engineering.

  • Experience level: 3 years required, 4 to 10 years preferred, working in the related civil roadway transportation industry.

  • Experience to include the development of contract documents as it relates to drawings and specifications.

  • Candidate must be on track to obtain licensure or be licensed Professional Engineer (PE).

  • Ability to work as a part of a multi-discipline teams of engineers

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines while working on multiple projects concurrently.

  • Knowledge of the Highway Capacity Manual, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, etc.

  • Knowledge of design software including MicroStation, Autocad, Excel and Word.

  • Experience or desire to get involved in business development via external meetings and/or proposal support for research and technical writing.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 200795

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