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Job Description

Req ID: 15901

TranSystems Schaumburg, IL office seeks a Roadway Drainage Engineer to join our growing office of roadway, highway, structural, transit, rail, and intermodal designers and construction inspectors as a roadway drainage engineer on Phase I and Phase II projects.

The Roadway Drainage Engineer will be a member of our highway division and will take an active role in drainage design for projects in the Chicago Office and Great Lakes region. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor in Science degree with an Illinois Professional Engineer License or the ability to achieve the license within 12 months. The successful candidate will have 3 to 8 years of progressive experience. The candidate should have a strong oral and written communication skills with experience with hydraulic and hydrology modeling software including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack, StormCAD and SWMM/HydroCAD. The candidate should have a good understanding of MicroStation/Geopak. The individual will also be called on to work closely with other teams on multi-disciplinary projects. The engineer will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects in a unique and dynamic work environment.

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Participate in all phases of project development related to storm water management, flood plain studies, hydraulic analysis and design, IDOT Location Drainage Studies and storm water BMP selection.

Analyzes information and data to perform routine design tasks.

Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods, and occasionally represents the organization in meetings to resolve important questions, and to plan and coordinate work.

Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.

Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.

Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant to technical specialty.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineer with a focus on hydrology or hydraulics

Certified Floodplain Manager or an interest in achieving

IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Chicago Division of Water Management drainage experience

Familiarity with Lake County SMC, DuPage County DEC, ACOE, MWRD, and other storm water agencies and ordinances

Proficiency with ArcGIS

Local candidates

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).

The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one that is subject to U.S. law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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