Roadway Engineer

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Lisle, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Roadway Engineer

Job Description

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill afull time Roadway Engineerposition for our Lisle, IL (Chicago Regional) office. Our new team member will be expected to take a leading role in the advancement of Hanson's technical abilities with local municipalities, IDOT, and the Illinois Tollway for a broad variety of infrastructure engineering projects.

Position Profile
This person is expected to work as part of multidisciplinary design teams to plan and execute infrastructure projects for a variety of clients. Projects will be for the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway and local municipalities. From time to time there will be opportunities to support work on projects from other states. Expect to perform a key role on roadway, intersection, utility, land acquisition, and drainage design projects. Projects often include non-auto userssuch as pedestrians, bicycles, and transit. Position requires the ability to serve as the engineer of record for project components, assist in project procurement, and work with clients and contractors during construction. A component of the work includes construction observation and resident engineering duties. Expect to work on a variety of projects, interact with clients and contractors, and coordinate with multiple support staff locally and from other offices. It is important that this position can support project teams from initial planning through design to construction. There may be opportunities to engage on projects with aviation clients, railroads, and other private clients.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Assist in leading technical aspects of transportation projects primarily in northern Illinois.
Perform and review complex engineering calculations.
Prepare and oversee engineering design/analysis, construction plans and contract documents, author technical documents such as gathering engineering reports and special provisions.
Attend public involvement meetings.
Attend board meetings.
Assist with grant applications.
Collaborate with senior technical staff and other project disciplines.
Provide direction and mentoring to engineering support staff.
Prepare calculations, quantity takeoffs and opinions of probable cost.
Managing project performance for roadway tasks (staffing, budget, schedule, and quality assurance).
Visit project sites to review existing conditions, identify potential challenges, and develop alternative solutions and recommendations.
Assist agencies with the advertising and bidding process.
Develop and maintain client relationships.
Perform construction observation and construction management.
Assist with project/contract proposals and presentations for project pursuits.
Assist in development of project scope and fee required for technical tasks.
Other duties as assigned.


Technical Skills:
Experience with roadway design.
Experience with Microstation and a roadway design software such as Geopak, OpenRoads Designer, or Civil 3D.
Willingness to learn:
IDOT and other agencies' permit requirements.
IDOT BLR and BDE requirements.
MFT and other funding types.
Utility coordination.
Illinois Tollway design requirements.
OpenRoads Designer software.
Experience with one or more of the following is desirable: Corridor Modeling, Autoturn, ProVal, barrier warrants, signal warrants, HCS, and Guidesign.

Soft Skills:
Mentoring and guiding junior technical staff.
Demonstrate the ability to present complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and public stakeholders.
Build effective relationships with internal and external client bases.
Strong oral communication and technical writing skills.
Participation with professional or technical organizations.
Ability to assist on project pursuits.

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
5+ years of total experience.
1+ years of experience on municipal related projects.
Illinois P.E. or eligible to obtain within 6 months.

Working at Hanson:
Collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.
Candidate must be willing to accept occasional out-of-town travel assignments.
Must be willing to work overtime to meet project demands when needed.
Join the Hanson team and love what you do. Focus on making a difference as you support the development of infrastructure that has a positive impact on communities across the country.

Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
Competitive compensation
Performance bonuses
401(k) with matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Comprehensive health & well-being plans
Financial wellness plans
Work-life balance programs

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Job Posting: 10973321

Posted On: May 31, 2023

Updated On: Jun 30, 2023

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