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CIVIL ENGINEER (Entry Level)

Prairie Engineers of Illinois, P.C. is seeking an entry level 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 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 a Civil Engineer to their team to assist in the field with hydrographic, topographic, and boundary surveys as well as in the office with project planning, design, preparation of plans and specifications, and construction administration.  This position will be a full time position with benefits and a competitive salary based on qualifications.  This position is available to be filled in our Columbia, Illinois or Hazelwood, Missouri office locations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform field surveys including hydrographic, topographic, and boundary surveys
  • Perform and check office surveys including reduction of field surveys, least squared and compass rule computations, and volume and area calculations
  • Assist with planning, design, and construction administration of transportation, site development, and water resources projects
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Maintain focus on project delivery and customer service with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a similar engineering field from an ABET Accredited University
  • Current licensure as an Engineering Intern or the ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Willingness to travel to meet project requirements
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a project team
  • Project a professional, positive attitude with a strong work ethic

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Past experience using Power GEOPAK, Open Roads, AutoDesk Civil3D, and/or ArcGIS Products
  • 1-3 years previous engineering or surveying experience
  • College land surveying coursework with the eventual ability to also become licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor

Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application and contact Prairie Engineers via e-mail at info@prairieengineers.com.

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/