Drainage Project Engineer

TranSystems   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 27 days ago

Req ID: 15785

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.

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

The Drainage Project 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 West region. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor in Science degree with an Illinois Professional Engineer License with 6 to 12 years of 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 project 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Analyzes information and data to perform routine design tasks.
  3. 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.
  4. Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
  5. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
  6. Responsible for accuracy of engineering design and plans, quality presentation, thoroughness and follow-through, and efficient conformance to budgets, schedules, and company standards.
  7. Keeps Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.
  8. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  9. Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant to technical specialty.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in civil engineer with a focus on hydrology or hydraulics
  • Certified Floodplain Manager
  • IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Chicago Division of Water Management drainage experience
  • Familiarity with Lake County SMC, DuPage County DEC, MWRD, and other storm water agencies and ordinances
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS
  • Local candidates