Warrenville, IL 60517

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg706410727 Compensation: $54080-66560 / year

Job Description

Title: Sr. Design Technician 

Location: Warrenville, IL (Remote Chicagoland area)

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for performing engineering design and developing technical expertise to solve simple problems, with moderate on-going supervision. The Senior Design Technician receives technical guidance on new design topics that have not been experienced by the Senior Design Technician. The Senior Design Technician will work closely with other engineers/specialists and Senior engineers/specialists on typical engineering assignments tasks which are not familiar to the Senior Design Technician. The Senior Design Technician must have the ability to design basic residential gas and/or electric service & meter work with minimal guidance and ability to capture field notes & measurements with minimal guidance.

Job Duties:
  • Responsibilities may include GPS survey, overhead/underground line locating, inspections, testing, and documentation of power distribution, gas distribution, ROW, compressors, and other related facilities
  • Coordinating projects for construction across multiple departments to accomplish timely construction and meet customer, crew members or client needs within a negotiated timeframe
  • Completing design task for associated utility design projects. Tasks include but are not limited to drafting, engineering calculations, easement validation; design/construction cost estimating & permit package development.
  • Reviewing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for update or conflict review
  • Identifying errors on source material and/or client data records and informing appropriate project members of resolution assistance required.

  • 1 to 4 years industry (utility) design or demonstrated job knowledge
  • Experience in GIS software (SmallWorld, Bentley Utility Designer) and Basic CAD skills is preferred (Beginner – AutoCAD, Beginner – Micro-Station)
  • Experience in gas and/or electric distribution design is preferred
  • Detail and quality oriented. Must be comfortable reading and interpreting technical documentation including blue prints, construction specifications and other items

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 


Meet Your Recruiter

Andrea Edwards

Andrea Edwards is a committed Technical Recruiter specializing in the Utilities Division at Sterling. With 2 years of impactful service in the recruitment field, Andrea's passion lies in guiding individuals to discover their forever careers, whether they are embarking on their professional journey or are seasoned senior-level professionals.

In her role as a Technical Recruiter, Andrea brings a deep understanding of the Utilities Division to her work, allowing her to expertly connect candidates with roles that align with their career goals and aspirations. Her commitment to understanding each candidate's unique path positions her as a trusted partner in their professional endeavors.

What Andrea enjoys most about her work is the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with people, whether they are just starting in their careers or are senior-level professionals. She derives immense satisfaction from helping individuals find roles that resonate with their goals and lead them toward their forever careers.

Andrea's advice to job seekers is rooted in authenticity and confidence. She understands that interviews can be daunting but encourages candidates to be themselves and show confidence. Andrea firmly believes that authenticity and self-assuredness can leave a lasting impression and play a pivotal role in securing opportunities.

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