Field Design Engineer

Woodridge, IL 60439

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: AE434547113 Compensation: 32.50

Job Description

Title: Civil Design Field Engineer

Location: Woodridge, IL (Remote, 25% local Field Travel)

Hire Type: Contract to hire


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing and reviewing engineered pipeline construction drawings. Engineers shall work closely with drafters, designers and management to execute on project design work including creating drawings, reviewing drawings, completing calculations, and interacting with the project team and client. Engineers will be required to understand processes and technical design requirements to ensure drawings meet company and client specifications and standards

Job Duties:

  • Applying sound engineering knowledge of utility engineering principles and practices with training and guidance from other engineers and managers
  • Performing a variety of engineering calculations and tasks to assist in the production of plans, specifications, permits and other engineering documents
  • Performing quality assurance audits to ensure all designs follow prescribed processes and are completed according to specifications and quality requirements
  • Communicating clearly with Drafters and Designers regarding design markups and standards
  • Communicate clearly with Project Manager regarding questions, allowable hours, allowable timeframe and any anticipated delays in project schedule


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in an Engineering field
  • Must be eligible to sit for the FE and PE exam
  • Experience using AutoCad or MicroStation software
  • Prior experience in civil design or pipeline/facilities design and full understanding of reading civil plans

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

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