Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for a Construction Engineer III in our Chicago, IL office. The Engineer III will support the firm’s construction group on a variety of projects ranging from roadways and bridges to underground installation and treatment plant construction. Additionally, the candidate will be assisting with the firm’s design staff when required. The engineering position will also offer the opportunity to work directly with firm clients.
Conduct on-site observation of work, repairs, and tests as needed
Coordinate construction activities with clients, inspectors, contractors and public agencies
Endeavor to provide protection for owner against defects and deficiencies in the work
Serve as liaison with contractor
Maintain job site records of daily reports, job meeting minutes, approved drawings, and pay requests
Observe, measure and document construction activities
Maintain a daily log of construction activities
Monitor progress schedule and shop drawing log
Review pay requests and verify completed work
Detailed designs as required by workload
General civil engineering and client service
Other responsibilities as assigned
B.S. degree in Civil/Construction Engineering from an accredited program with an emphasis in construction engineering preferred
PE License required
5+ years of proven progressive experience in construction engineering
IDOT/Tollway experience required
Past experience on IDOT or Illinois Tollway projects
Chicago DOT and METRA construction experience desirable.
Computer skills and mastery of proprietary software (IDOT ICORS program, etc)
Effective communication, both oral and written, with residents, businesses and public agencies.
Ability to travel throughout Chicago area (own transportation)
Work in a team environment
Strong written, verbal, computer and organizational skills
B&W is an equal opportunity - affirmative action – M/F/Vet/Disability employer
About Baxter & Woodman, Inc.
Baxter & Woodman concentrates on the planning, design and construction of public infrastructure (Roadways/Highways, Water/Wastewater, Water Resources/Stormwater, Technology-related Controls/Automation, and more). We are focused on building community value for clients we serve through clean water, safe roads and reliable wastewater treatment.