Highway Construction Engineer- Schaumburg Job

Transystems - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.5


Req ID: 15202

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.

The Schaumburg, IL office seeks a motivated civil engineer to join our growing construction team as a construction engineer. This person will be a member of our construction division and will assist in various tasks including construction inspection, project documentation, quantity calculations, conflict resolution, report writing, specification reviews, preparing cost estimates, and other related tasks. Microstation, Geopak, and MS Office and other design software may be used, and all work will be in collaboration with other engineers, technicians, planners, and surveyors. The individual may 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.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
Minimum of 1 year of experience in roadway and highway construction or design
Experience with Microstation/GeoPak or AutoCAD
Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Excel and Word)

Preferred Qualifications:
Two to four years of progressive highway/roadway construction experience
EIT certification
Work experience with Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, Chicago DOT, Illinois DOT, local municipalities, and with Federally-funded projects

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc). Safety equipment will be provided when necessary to help mitigate these conditions.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).