Roadway Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
Jun 18, 2020
Jul 18, 2020
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Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a motivated team player to fulfill the role of a Roadway Engineer - The position will be based in our Chicago, IL office located near O’Hare International Airport -

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 -

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 Geopark 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
  • Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to work collaboratively and communicate as part of a diverse design team

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Civil Engineering degree minimum requirement
  • 4-10 years + of related experience
  • Licensed IL PE, or ability to become licensed within 1 year
  • Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems
  • Strong computer skills with MicroStation, Geopark Open Roads 3D Modeler, SS4 Software, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word as a minimum
  • Experience with Illinois DOT and Illinois Tollway Design policies preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are a plus
  • Demonstrated maturity in judgment and initiative
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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 -