Senior Roadway Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
May 10, 2022
Jun 09, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Contract Type

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an exciting career opportunity for a motivated team player to fulfill the role of a Senior Roadway Engineer. Will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge 3D roadway modeling software. The position will be based in our Chicago, IL office located near O’Hare International Airport. Flexible work environment to include occasional remote work.

Wood Chicago is a leader in the Transportation industry, serving federal, state, and local DOT's. Wood has key contracts in place and a strong project portfolio presenting opportunities for rapid expansion of this practice. The Chicago Transportation Engineering team also supports other offices throughout North America, working not only on Transportation projects, but other related disciplines as well. These projects include significant design - build opportunities, as well as traditional design - bid - build designs. We are looking for an experienced Roadway Design Engineer who can work within a design team. An Illinois Professional Engineer’s license (or ability to obtain within 1 year) is required. 

Our team is known for innovation and outstanding customer service and will continue to build on these values. This is a unique opportunity offering technical challenges, project leadership and potential for growth within a large, diverse, and dynamic firm offering solutions to local and international clients. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We’d love you to join our team of friendly, hard - working, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and is committed to quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing roadway or highway design tasks for projects of moderate to large size and complexity under the supervision and guidance of highly qualified senior transportation engineers
  • Technical assignments may include roadway and highway geometrics, drainage system design, traffic analysis and design, barrier warrant analyses, maintenance of traffic, municipal engineering, general civil / site development and other related tasks
  • Designs will be performed primarily with the use of MicroStation and Geopak Open Roads 3 - D modelling software with knowledge and ability to prepare plans in AutoCAD as well
  • Additional assignments will include developing preliminary design studies and Project Reports, preparing specifications, completing quantity take - offs, and checking design computations

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering degree minimum requirement
  • 5 - 12 years + of related experience
  • PE required
  • Licensed IL PE, or ability to become licensed within 1 year
  • Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems
  • Strong computer skills with MicroStation, Geopak Open Roads 3D Modeler, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word as a minimum
  • Experience with Illinois DOT and Illinois Tollway Design policies preferred
  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively and communicate as part of a diverse design team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are a plus
  • Demonstrated maturity in judgment and initiative
  • Must pass drug test and background check

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.