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Our fast-growing company offers tremendous opportunities for professionals looking to join a team of specialists that excel in their field.

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We offer a quick pace and dynamic projects that keep your skills sharp. Your work will span multiple industries and regions throughout the Midwest.

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We are a competitive bunch when it comes to continuous improvement. But when it comes to our clients, we work as a team to ensure their objectives are met.

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Orion Engineers, PLLC has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Engineer in our Chicago office. The position will support the firm’s construction group on various projects ranging from roadways and bridges to utility facility construction.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct on-site observation of work and inspect various work activities to ensure compliance with the contract drawings, all applicable codes, standards, and specifications
  • Coordinate material testing, review contractor submittals, requests for information, and coordinate with the contractor.
  • Coordinate construction activities with clients, inspectors, contractors, and public agencies
  • Performs daily field inspections and maintains inspection records
  • Measure and document daily construction activities
  • Maintain a daily log of construction activities and other job site records
  • Monitor progress schedule and maintenance of traffic
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb, bend, twist, or stoop frequently and for prolonged periods, under various outside conditions
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering-related field (e.g., civil engineering, construction management, etc.) from an accredited program
  • EIT and/or PE License preferred
  • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities certification or ability to obtain
  • OSHA 10 hr certification or ability to obtain
  • Past experience on IDOT, Illinois Tollway, and/or CDOT projects preferred
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and materials (e.g., IDOT and Illinois Tollway)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills (Microsoft office, e-Builder, BlueBeam, Headlight, IDOT ICORS or CMMS, Tollway FieldSys)
  • Materials (PCC, HMA, Aggregate) training and certifications preferred but not required.
  • Experience with GPS survey equipment and construction layout preferred but not required.
  • AutoCAD/MicroStation experience preferred but not required.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
Orion Engineers, PLLC is a civil and structural engineering firm located in Chicago, IL. Orion is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business and is committed to creating opportunities for military veterans.
Orion offers a variety of benefits, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, PTO, and retirement savings.
Orion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, or other characteristics protected by law.