Phase I Engineer

Westchester, IL 60154

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Na525286426 Compensation: $85000-120000 / year

Job Description

Civil Engineer - Design Specialist
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited 4-year college or university
  • Preferred completion of Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification
  • 5-10 Years of Experience as a Design Engineer in the municipal engineering field
  • Active involvement in the submission of a minimum of three (3) Professional Development Reports for Federally Funded projects
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Competence in relevant computer software, including ICORS, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD
Position Overview:
  • Completion of IDOT Form BLR 22210 and associated documentation, encompassing:
  • Preparation of existing and proposed cross-sections
  • Development of pavement designs
  • Initial roadway and drainage design
  • Estimation of preliminary construction costs
  • Design of ADA ramps
  • Formulation of maintenance of traffic and staging plans
  • Generation of crash diagrams
  • Federally-Funded Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Local Agency Functional Overlay (LAFO) projects
  • Locally funded transportation improvements
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Low-Interest Utility Improvements
  • Motor Fuel Tax (MFT)-Funded Transportation Improvements
  • Familiarity with 3R Design Guidelines
  • Knowledge of BLRS 27-7 (Variances) and capability to fulfill BLR22120 requirements
  • Understanding of BLRS Chapter 41 pertaining to accommodations for pedestrians, bicyclists, and individuals with disabilities
  • Proficiency in analyzing Crash Data to anticipate future design needs
  • Familiarity with IDOT’s Right-of-Way (ROW) and Easement acquisition process
  • Understanding of IDOT’s Environmental Survey process
  • Familiarity with IDOT’s Complete Streets requirements
  • Knowledge of IDOT’s Public Involvement requirements and ability to lead or assist in public meetings

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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