Civil Project Engineer

  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Civil Project Engineer 

We have an exciting career opportunity for a Civil Project Engineer looking to contribute to the strategic growth initiatives of our Illinois Civil group. In this role, you will both self-perform and direct project teams in the planning and design of infrastructure projects and play an essential role in managing client relationships.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in Civil transportation design, demonstrating proficiency in areas such as geometrics, traffic highway, and drainage design. Previous experience utilizing MicroStation and Geopak is required.


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
  • You will complete project design plans and work closely with Project Managers, integrating data and performing fundamental analysis of project elements
  • You will work on a broad range of projects for municipal, public, and private clients
  • You will establish project goals and milestones, define responsibilities, coordinate resources, and monitor project progress
  • You will ensure the development of high-quality engineering documents, including adhering to all internal procedures for quality control, documentation, and project tracking
  • You will champion relationships with key clients throughout Illinois.
  • You will contribute to other project work as a technical specialist or advisor, as needed
  • You will represent Benesch at industry events and have active involvement in professional organizations
What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline required
  • 5+ years of civil transportation design experience, including geometrics, traffic highway, and drainage design using MicroStation and Geopak.
  • Licensed Project Engineer (P.E) in the state of Illinois.
  • You are experienced working with Illinois DOT/ Federal Aid Local Agency and will be well-versed in applicable codes and standards. 
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively with internal staff, clients, contractors, agencies, and the public

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