Civil Designer/Project Engineer

R.A. Smith, Inc. - Chicago, IL

Our Land Development Division currently has an opening for a Civil Designer/Project Engineer. This position will be based in our Naperville, IL office. This position will design the technical aspects of site design for projects that prepare land for development or redevelopment. The Land Development Group works in commercial/retail, educational, health care, industrial, institutional, residential and other markets.
  • Experience is needed in the areas of hydrology, site and paving plans, erosion control and grading plans, watermain and storm sewer plans.
  • Day-to-day responsibilities include design for the above mentioned areas, preparing permit applications and submittals and researching potential development sites.
  • This position also provides the opportunity to work directly with the client.
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and at least 5 years of progressive experience in land development design and civil engineering. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D software and hydrology and hydraulic software is needed.

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm comprising civil engineers, structural engineers, land surveyors, development managers, landscape architects and ecologists. Our services are focused on our public and private sector client needs in design and construction including land development, site planning and design, structural engineering, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, construction services and geographic information systems (GIS). We work on projects nationwide from our eight locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, California and Pennsylvania.

Our corporate culture focused on client service, quality and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do, as well as our friendly/family atmosphere that has led us to receive numerous awards, for both innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a top employer.

Our firm is dedicated to finding quality candidates at all levels in all areas and we offer a generous compensation and a broad-based benefit package which includes the following:
  • Health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Generous time off program
At raSmith, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovation and design. You are invited to visit our website at: to learn more about our people and organization.