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Project Engineer - Civil Design

Company: J A Watts Inc
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees like family at every level of our company. Our family culture is what we're known for, and we work to stay true to who we are. That's how we manage our projects and how we recruit THE Best People in our industry. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do we, which makes us stronger together. This role is responsible for supporting our Civil Design Engineering department. This role will support our existing team in Phase 1 studies and design of geometrics, utilities, pavement and other responsibilities. Some project site visits will be required with work located across Illinois and Indiana. This role is hybrid and can be supported in our JWI office or remotely outside of project vists. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing technical assignments throughout assigned projects including design plan and specification development, perform engineering calculations, construction inspections, construction layout, and conducting field tests
  • Establish familiarity with applicable project specifications
  • Provide status reports of project schedules
  • Perform quality control reviews of the work and regularly report on project status
  • Maintain professional integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with team members to assist and support
  • Make updates or changes to project plans as directed or assigned
  • Perform other duties as required/directed

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from ABET accredited institution
    • EIT preferred
    • 0-5 years of relevant experience
    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
    • Must have a clear analytical approach to problem-solving and decision-making
    • Must work well in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple tasks at a time Company Benefits
      • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options for employee and family
      • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options available
      • Company-provided group life, short and long-term disability, and voluntary life options
      • Matching 401(k) retirement plan
      • Paid time off and holidays
      • Student debt repayment resources available
      • ID Theft protection
      • Professional development and tuition assistance
      • Company-sponsored social events EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled PM18 PI196464966

Keywords: J A Watts Inc, Des Plaines , Project Engineer - Civil Design, Engineering , Des Plaines, Illinois

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