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Civil Engineer (PE)

Company: Jones & DeMille Engineering, Inc.
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

About the Position
A Degree in Civil Engineering is Required
As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and designing of moderately complex projects while working closely with Project Management to facilitate the successful accomplishment of project goals and objectives. You will also be responsible to help cultivate relationships and develop new clients in the Evantson area.
Position Type: Full-Time
-Take daily direction from Director, Project Management
-Effectively communicate and coordinate with Office Managers, Project Managers, all Engineering team members, and other technical team members
-Provide daily direction to Graduate Engineers
Primary Responsibilities:
In your role as Project Engineer, you will be part of our growing team by performing the functions and duties listed below:
-Accountable for the systematic and consistent design for multiple engineering projects, contributing to the overall success of the office and our organization
-Develop design drawings and specifications coordinating with other disciplines as necessary, exercising judgment on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives
-Calculate and prepare planning and design documents and reports including details and cost estimates for projects based on engineering knowledge and familiarity with codes and regulations
-Assist project manager with management tasks
-Responsible for overseeing graduate engineers assigned to projects
-Assist in preparation of funding applications and preliminary engineering reports
-Stamps or seals work performed and work performed by those under direct supervision
-Assist with or develop project scope of work, project schedule, budget review, and schedule progress reports as directed by Project Management
-Attend team and project coordination meetings
-Participate in Post Project Review Process with clients and internal team members
-Perform 3D CAD design and hand off through frequent and effective communication to CAD Department to produce drawings
-Initiate quality control process for engineering documents produced (calculations, drawings, specifications, and estimates, etc.)
-Assist with updating Project Management Plan under direction of Project Management
-Establish professional working relationships with clients and contractors and attend client and/or public meetings during days or evenings at the request of Project Management
-Serve as a catalyst for communication, collaboration, and team building across all technical Departments and with Project Management, Engineering, and all Offices, consistently demonstrating our firm's commitment to our team members and clients
-Ensure our standards for consistent and superior client management and professional service delivery as well as technical excellence are enforced across all technical Departments
-Communicate regularly with and proactively advise Project Management and Office Manager of any significant challenge or obstacle on projects
Marketing & Business Development
-Participate in marketing and business development activities including preparation of data for proposals, and attending meetings and presentations
-Proactively seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects
-Responsible for cultivation of new and existing relationships including initial client marketing meetings, proposal and budget development, presentations, and negotiation meetings in conjunction with Marketing and Project and Office Management as required
-Participate in Office, Department, alma mater, and other recruitment efforts
-Maintain and expand professional capabilities through membership and other involvement in industry associations and professional organizations, pursuing appropriate continuing education, certifications, and writing and speaking opportunities, coordinating with the Human Resources Coordinator
-Practice mindful awareness of your activities and surroundings, and follow all company, OSHA, federal, state, and local health and safety guidelines and requirements
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Office Manager.
Experience & Certifications Required:
-Bachelor's Degree in a Civil Engineering discipline
-4+ years of related professional experience or other comparable experience
-Professional Engineer with the ability to obtain registration within one year in Utah and/or other Intermountain States
-Proven track record of working together with teams of technical professionals and projects
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering
-Ability to prepare engineering records and write concise technical reports
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently under limited supervision
-Demonstrate personal investment in your career
-Energetic and flexible in order to perform in fast-paced environment and resolve challenges
-Confident and forward thinking
-Handle multiple tasks under pressure and prioritize responsibilities
-Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills
-Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
-Knowledge of project management delivery process tools as well as MS Project, Civil 3D/AutoCAD, Inroads/Microstation, and other civil design software
Other Requirements
Valid driver's license and acceptable MVR
Occasional air travel required
Additional Preferences
Knowledge of funding programs in service area
Physical Requirements
The team member must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds.
Working Conditions
Typically, in an office or mobile office environment with frequent visits to client and project sites.In addition, the team member may be required to visit project sites in various weather conditions and extremes if needed.The use of special safety precautions and/or equipment may be required.
The team member will be required to attend client meetings at night, as well as occasionally travel overnight for out of town projects and/or to other offices.

Keywords: Jones & DeMille Engineering, Inc., Evanston , Civil Engineer (PE), Engineering , Evanston, Illinois

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