Wight & Company, an award-winning Architecture, Engineering and Construction Management firm, is seeking a Transportation Roadway Engineer in our Chicago location! Are you an energetic and entrepreneurial professional with excellent people skills? Then we would like to talk to you about joining our team!
Wight’s work environment requires dedication, flexibility, enthusiasm, analytical thinking, and desire for continual learning focused on anticipating the needs of clients.
Independently manage and design Phase I transportation projects
Organize and maintain project files
Support the preparation of transportation design plans, profiles and geometric layout designs
Prepare plans, special provisions and estimates
Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and with clients to assess and solve challenging transportation issues
Assess existing and future conditions and develop planning level alternatives to address specific problems and needs
Evaluate effectiveness of alternatives based on impacts, costs, benefits and other evaluation criteria and make recommendations accordingly
10+ years’ experience in Roadway Engineering
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois P.E. required
Experience working with state, county and local transportation agencies in Illinois on Phase I planning (NEPA)
Experience managing and designing Phase II (final design) projects is a plus
Experience working on transit, multi-use trails and/or bike lanes projects is a plus
Strong existing relationships with transportation clients required
Experience managing Phase I transportation projects processed as Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments and/or Environmental Impact Statements
Proficiency in MicroStation, Geopak, Microsoft Office Suite, HCS 2010 required; Synchro, ArcGIS and other traffic modeling software knowledge a plus
Broad transportation and physical planning experience is preferred; inclusive off transit, highway, land use, bicycle and pedestrian, long range and economic planning projects
Strong technical writing skills required
Wight & Company offers excellent benefits and a wonderful work environment. For more information about our company, visit our website at www.wightco.com.
Wight & Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Please view the following links for more information - EEO, EEO Supplement, and Pay Transparency.
Wight & Company values diversity in our workforce. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please call us at 630.969.7000 and ask to speak with a Human Resources representative.
About Wight & Company
Wight is an Integrated services company with solutions for the built environment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the design professionals at Wight & Company draw our creativity from your vision. We weave our expertise into the design response, developing an appropriate architectural expression to the wants and needs of our clients, and the physical context of each individual assignment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the professional engineers at Wight & Company leverage our expertise to support and enhance the clients’ vision. We plan, calculate and execute with precision, resulting in superior infrastructure, transportation and development solutions. In partnership with your design team or as a sole source integrated design builder, Wight Construction is a professional project delivery partner. The people, systems and processes we provide are unmatched in sophistication and reliability. This expertise includes LEED™ AP construction managers, who provide leadership for projects with sustainable characteristics. From minor renovation work, to multi-phase major rehabilitation, to major new construction assignments, clients rely upon Wight for a partnership that delivers re...sults, both in terms of the process as well as the built environment. Sustainable design and construction practices benefit clients, their end users and the world at the same time – and Wight considers them for each project. We’ve been practicing sustainability since the receiving one of the first Pilot Project certifications implemented under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating.