Professional Civil Engineer

Prairie Engineers, P.C. is seeking an experienced Professional Civil Engineer to join their team.   

Prairie Engineers is a full-service engineering, geospatial, and environmental science firm delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions for our natural and developed environment.  We are a woman-owned firm with offices in Columbia, Hillsboro, and Springfield, Washington, 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 a Civil Engineer experienced in site planning and/or transportation projects to their team to manage and perform 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 federal, state, and local government, utilities, and industrial infrastructure projects in multiple states 

  • Manage, mentor and coordinate staff consisting of surveyors, engineers, environmental scientists, and CADD technicians 

  • Focus on project delivery and customer service with attention to detail and deadlines 

  • Ability to work both independently and as a team leader 

  • Develop proposals and estimates for various civil engineering projects 

  • Develop and maintain client relationships 

  • Communicate effectively with the internal and external project team  

  • Assist in the strategic management of the firm’s civil engineering discipline  

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of ten years’ relevant design experience   

  • Current licensure as an Illinois or Missouri Professional Engineer  

  • Proficient in Power GEOPAK, Open Roads, and/or AutoDesk Civil3D 

  • Familiarity with current local, state and federal Design Standards and Regulations or the ability to quickly learn and adapt to varying design standards 

  • 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 

  • Design experience with Illinois DOT or Missouri DOT design standards, procedures, and requirements 

  • Strong familiarity with ArcGIS  

Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application and contact Prairie Engineers via e-mail at jobs@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/ 

For additional information regarding our company and benefits offered our employees, please visit our website at www.prairieengineers.com.