Structural Project Engineer

  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Structural Project Engineer

Our Illinois division is hiring a Structural Project Engineer to work on complex projects in our Chicago, IL, office. The ideal candidate for this role will hold a valid license as a Professional Engineer and be working toward-or has obtained- their Structural Engineer license in Illinois. They will collaborate with a team of professionals, focusing on the analysis inspection, load rating, and design of bridge structures.


This position provides a flexible work schedule, with three days working from the Chicago, IL office and two days remotely. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Prepare and review structural and geometric calculations for bridge rehabilitation and design projects.
  • Prepare and review finite element analysis models. 
  • Prepare and review bridge load rating reports to DOT standards. 
  • Prepare, compile and review plans, specifications, cost estimates and pay items in accordance with DOT standards. 
  • Assume responsibility for assigned design calculation files and plans, assuring adequate independent QC reviews on that work. 
  • Coordinate the above tasks with the Project/ Technical Manager
What We Are Looking For
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline required. MS in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis or related discipline preferred.
  • PE License preferred.
  • SE License in Illinois or ability and plan to obtain. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of bridge inspection, analysis, load rating and/or design experience. 
  • Successful completion of one or more of the following FHWA-NHI courses is preferred but not required:
    • Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges
    • Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges
  • Experience working with IDOT, CDOT, ISTHA and/or Chicagoland local agencies preferred.
  • Strong communication and client relation skills.
  • Progressive experience with developing design drawings and utilizing MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and schedules.
  • Ability to perform complex analysis and design.
  • Ability to assemble a complete design package for assigned elements or projects.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.




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