Civil Project Engineer
Gurnee, IL 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

Are you Ready to Engineer Your Career? At IMEG, one of the largest design consulting firms in the U.S., we strive to provide exciting and rewarding career opportunities to our team members. We work hard and are passionate about what we do but also love to have fun along the way. We celebrate the ability to be a firm of over 2500 employees in the US and beyond who still provides a local office approach and feel to each of our employee-owners. From opportunities to get involved and give back locally through our Community Involvement Committees to the ability to partner with exciting clients, we take our jobs seriously but have a great time in the process.

As a company, we believe in investing in our team members and providing an environment for expansive growth. We put people first. We are proud to say we are a 100% employee-owned organization and take pride in our commitment to being a great place to work. We support this commitment through work-life balance, flexibility, continuoustraining and development opportunities, andcommunity impact. We reward innovation, hard work, and support a culture of sustainability.

IMEG is growing, and we'd love to have you join our team! We are currently seeking a Civil Project Engineer in our Gurnee IL office. As a Civil Project Engineer you will be responsible for assisting Project Managers with detailed engineering analysis in the preparation of engineering reports, permit applications and construction plan preparation. They direct and train Civil Design Technicians and/or Civil Designers.

Independently evaluates, plans, and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. May devise new alternatives/approaches to problems encountered, and able to perform difficult and technically challenging work with a specialty area. May exercise project leadership in a technical or managerial way on certain projects or oversee portions of large projects.

Some key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Draft procedures and system requirements of clients;
  • Various design software;
  • Coordination of municipal, transportation, traffic, and other disciplines;
  • Complete permit applications for a variety of municipalities;
  • Flexible pavement design and rigid pavement design;
  • Geometric pavement and site circulation design;
  • Preparation of specifications & cost estimates;
  • Traffic warrants and guardrail warrants;
  • Regularly has work assignments checked by peer or supervisor;
  • Direct and train Civil Designers to assist them in completing reports, exhibits, plans and specifications and permit applications as required by the projects contractual scope;
  • Additional functions include those listed in Civil Designers' responsibility.

Key skills and abilities needed for the position are:

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans and drawings;
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction;
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office programs and AutoCAD Civil 3D software;
  • Ability to clearly communicate in both oral and written communication to individuals or groups;
  • An understanding of materials and methods;
  • Ability to interpret state and local design criteria and apply it to the specific project needs;
  • Ability to consistently produce high quality construction documents.

Education and experience requirements are:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Professional Engineer license;
  • A minimum of 4 years of qualifying experience.
  • This position is not eligible for sponsorship

So, what are you waiting for? Apply today!

IMEG Corp., an employee-owned corporation, is committed to investing in employees' futures through professional development programs and opportunities for career advancement. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous PTO, flexible schedule, and assistance with tuition reimbursement. Additionally, employees are eligible to enroll in health, dental, vision, and life insurance on their first day of employment.

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IMEG is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, veteran's status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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IMEG Corp. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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