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Burns & McDonnell Staff Civil Engineer - Water Construction Management / Local Field Travel (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s Chicago Regional Office is looking for a Staff Civil Engineer to support its growing presence in the Midwest Water market. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm that has regularly ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in Illinois and numerous other locations across the United States. This position provides the opportunity to grow professionally within one of the industry’s leading firms. Potential projects include drinking water (treatment, storage, and distribution), wastewater (treatment, collection, and conveyance), stormwater (collection, conveyance, detention, and green infrastructure).

The Staff Civil Engineer will perform field activities such as site investigations, inspections, and assessments for Burns & McDonnell projects in a variety of locations. This position provides guidance and direction by utilizing knowledge of standards, specifications, construction plans, document control, applicable codes, and Burns & McDonnell policies and procedures. Provide Resident Engineering and Inspection of construction projects to ensure contractors are building projects in accordance with project plans, specifications, and industry standards.

  • Create field reports and documentation of daily work performed on project sites.

  • Produce accurate quantity data for use in the generation of contractor pay estimates and material certification.

  • Coordinate with designers as required for shop drawing reviews, requests for information, and change orders.

  • Maintain communication with Project Managers throughout the course of the project so they are informed of site progress.

  • Maintain communication with the Section Manager throughout the course of the project regarding project progress and issues.

  • Solve technical problems related to the project parameters.

  • Interface with the client as needed.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Have the ability to work productively in an office setting during down time on project sites.

  • Must be willing to travel in the field 50% (local Chicago travel; radius will be 2-3 hours from the DT office)

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET-accredited program.

  • Minimum 3 years of civil engineering experience. Consulting and construction of municipal infrastructure experience preferred.

  • Successful completion (i.e., passing) FE or EIT required.

  • Licensed PE in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain a license.

  • IDOT Documentation Certified or willing to complete the course prior to starting.

  • Strong knowledge of standard civil engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work with and maintain positive relationships with various governmental agencies, clients, contractors, residents, and other stakeholders.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Computer skills in engineering/CAD-based software (e.g., AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D) programs are a plus.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, leadership, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-OH-Columbus

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 213402

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