Current Opportunities

To apply to a job posted below, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@civiltechinc.com.

Landscape Architect/Urban Planner  Posted on 2/20/2019

We are seeking a qualified and client focused candidate to join our growing team of urban planners and landscape architects at our Chicago Loop office.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning or Architecture. (Required)
  • A minimum of 1-4 years of experience in Landscape Architecture (Preferred)
  • A desire to improve public spaces and transportation corridors in urban settings through the design and implementation of innovative bike/pedestrian friendly designs.
  • Experience developing concept level rendered site plans, sections and sketches to quickly communicate design ideas for a variety of projects ranging in scale from plazas to regional scale planning studies.
  • Experience developing conceptual and photorealistic 3D renderings developed from drone and ground-level site photography.
  • The ability to think critically and communicate effectively through written, verbal and graphic communications.
  • Familiarity with developing construction document site plans, details, specifications and cost estimates.
  • The ability to work independently as well as closely with other design professionals including planners, engineers and surveyors to develop design solutions at a fast pace.
  • Working knowledge of Midwestern plants.
  • Strong graphic software skills including proficiency with AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as familiarity with SketchUp and Rhino.
  • Experience with or a desire to learn Bentley MicroStation a plus.

Location: Chicago, IL

Resident Engineer II  Posted on 12/6/2018

This position requires a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field with a minimum of four years of experience. The preferred candidate will perform engineering and related duties associated with construction inspection/layout of roadway and bridge work on various municipal, highway agency, and private development projects. An understanding of the requirements of Phase III Engineering as they relate to the process of inspecting construction improvements to ensure contractor work is in compliance with contract plans, specifications, and applicable standards is required. An understanding of Microstation and other applicable engineering software is desirable. Candidates must have the ability to multi-task, communicate well, and problem solve.

Location: Itasca, IL

Sr. Structural Engineer  Posted on 12/6/2018

This position requires a B.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering from an accredited 4-year college or university. M.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering is preferred. A minimum of 8+ years experience in the field of transportation related structures is required. Current Professional and Structural Engineering licensure is required.
           
The preferred candidate will be responsible for the design and detailing of transportation structures including highway and railroad bridges, retaining walls and box culverts under the supervision of the Director of Structural Design Services. Essential duties include the performance of structural inspections and the preparation of structural calculations, technical reports, contract plans and specifications, and construction cost estimates. Responsibilities will also include project management, as well as the preparation of professional service proposals and agreements. Prior CDOT, IDOT, Tollway design experience is desired. Fluency with Microstation and structural analysis software is required.

Location: Itasca, IL - or - Chicago, IL

Engineer IV | Water Resources  Posted on 12/6/2018

This position requires a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in performing and coordinating engineering and related duties associated with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, designing, computing, plan development and technical reports for projects. Professional Engineering license with the State of Illinois is required. The candidate should have experience with CAD software (AutoCAD or Microstation). Experience with applicable hydrologic/hydraulic software packages (HEC-1, HEC-HMS, TR-20, TR-55, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, WSPRO, HEC-UNET and FEQ)  is strongly desired. Prior experience on Department of Transportation or local agency project is required, while specific experience on IDOT projects is highly desirable.

Location: Chicago, IL

Contracts Administrator  Posted on 12/6/2018

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate or appropriate job-related experience required, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in contract administration
  • Familiarity with IDOT, CDOT, Illinois Tollway, County and municipal procurement processes is preferred
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional drafting, proof-reading, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, plan and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Able to network and connect with internal stakeholders, teaming partners, and professional organizations as-needed
  • Must be a team player while effectively and efficiently using firm resources

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, revise, negotiated and process simple commercial contracts such as vendor agreements, supply agreements, agency agreements and services agreements, as well as simple software licenses.
  • Provide full lifecycle, strategic contracts administration leadership and support to internal and external clients.
  • Initiate and pursue process improvement initiatives.
  • Research, recommend and administer the company general liability, auto liability, umbrella liability, workers' compensation, and professional liability insurance policies.
  • Under minimal supervision, execute special projects and other responsibilities as needed.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Location: Itasca, IL

Messenger/Driver  Posted on 12/6/2018

This position requires a valid driver's license and a good driving record. The Messenger/Driver is responsible for driving passenger vehicles and coordinating the delivery and pick up of critical client material in a timely, courteous and professional manner. The position also entails general office work such as clerical projects for various departments including filing, copying, mass mailings and report compilation. The position offers flexible weekdays with the ability to work around a school schedule. 20-25 hours per week.

Location: Itasca, IL