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Professional Civil Engineer

Prairie Engineers of Illinois, P.C. is seeking a Professional Civil Engineer to join their team. 

Prairie Engineers is a full services engineering, geospatial, and environmental science firm with a goal of delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions and maintaining our natural and built environment.  We are a woman-owned firm with offices in Columbia, Hillsboro, Peoria, and Springfield, Illinois; Keokuk, Iowa; and Hazelwood, Missouri.  The firm provides services to federal, state, and local governments, utilities, industries, and private businesses. 

Prairie Engineers is a growing company, looking to add an experienced Civil Engineer to their team to manage and perform transportation and/or water resources infrastructure projects including planning, design, and construction administration services.  This position will be a full time position with benefits and a competitive salary based on previous experience.  This position is available to be filled in any of our office locations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to manage and perform the planning, design, and construction administration of transportation and/or water resources infrastructure projects
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team leader
  • Focus on project delivery and customer service with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Coordinate, manage and mentor office staff consisting of surveyors, engineers, environmental scientists, and CADD technicians
  • Develop proposals and estimates for various civil engineering projects
  • Develop and maintain client relationships
  • Communicate effectively with the project team
  • Assist in the strategic management of the firm’s civil engineering discipline 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years’ relevant design experience
  • Current licensure as an Illinois Professional Engineer or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Proficient in Power GEOPAK, Open Roads, and/or AutoDesk Civil3D
  • Willingness to travel to meet project requirements
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a project team
  • Project a professional, positive attitude with a strong work ethic

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Ten or more years of design experience
  • Past project management experience
  • Familiarity with Illinois DOT design standards, procedures, and requirements
  • Strong familiarity with ArcGIS

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Preference will be given to applicants who reside in a HUBZone as defined by the US Small Business Administration.  For a map of certified HUBZone areas, please refer to the following website: https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map/

Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application and submit along with resume and cover letter via e-mail to info@prairieengineers.com.