Careers

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Our philosophy is simple: hire great people and help them grow as both professionals and individuals. We promote and commit to diversity, inclusion, and respect, no matter your level.

If you think you are a great fit for our team but don’t see an opening listed below for you, we strongly encourage you to still send us your resume. We will never hesitate to hire a quality candidate if they are a good fit for KEG.

KEG has a different environment than a lot of engineering firms.

Christopher Opperman, PE

Geotechnical Staff Engineer

You should not be intimidated by any environment.

Meredith Secrest

Transportation Staff Engineer

We are going to utilize technology to collaborate and work together.

Bryan Donze, PE, RSP, MSCE

Transportation Team Lead

Benefits & Perks

We are pleased to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package. Our team’s health and wellness are important to us, and we regularly review our benefits package to ensure it is both competitive in the market and beneficial to the lives of our employees.

Banked Time Program for billable overtime

Work from home or remote work options available for most positions

Competitive salary and compensation structure

Employer-matching retirement contribution

Employer-paid employee health insurance

Employer-paid employee life/AD&D and short-term disability insurance

Employer-paid employee Dental insurance

Employer-paid employee Vision insurance

Paid holidays and generous vacation package

Annual Holiday & summer gatherings

Tuition and Professional Development Reimbursement

Pet insurance stipend

Active gym membership reimbursement

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Embracing Difference 

At KEG, we do not just accept difference – we embrace it, we champion it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our team, our clients, and the service we provide. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to building a team that proudly represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skill sets. Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified veterans, minorities, females, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Open Positions

To apply for a position, please email your resume to info@kaskaskiaeng.com.

Environmental Team Lead

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We are searching for an experienced, dynamic leader for our multidisciplinary Environmental Team. Ideal candidates should have at least 17 years of experience in the civil and environmental engineering industry. This position will lead a team of planners and scientists located across the Midwest to conduct analysis and environmental services on a wide range of projects and studies.  The person in this position will report to the Principal of Planning Preliminary Studies and have direct input to conversations with the company’s Executive Team regarding team direction, environmental planning best practices, client market, and staff development. Remote work is a possibility for this position, depending upon the candidate’s ability to travel between KEG offices and project locations as needed.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Botany/Plant Ecology, Zoology, Biology, Soil Science, or other allied natural/physical environmental resources disciplines. An advanced degree (Master’s) in one of these areas is preferred, but not required.

  • A minimum of 17 years of experience in environmental planning, science and/or environmental engineering for civil infrastructure projects is preferred.

  • Expertise in preparing various types of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and the ability to translate those skills to prepare state-level environmental compliance documents (modeled after NEPA) primarily for transportation sector projects. Experience working with clients and environmental planning processes across several Midwest states, such as Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, Kentucky, Ohio.

  • Experience mentoring and managing direct reports and other team members.

  • At least 12 years of experience working on projects with DOTs and other state and federal agencies.

  • Prequalified to lead Environmental Assessments (EAs) in the State of Illinois and preferably Environmental Impact Statements (EIS’).

  • Experience leading Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) studies and transitioning into NEPA.

  • Some travel is required. Candidates should be able to regularly travel (day and overnight trips) to client meetings and locations where other KEG staff are located.

Responsibilities

  • Staying abreast of changing environmental regulations at the federal, state and local client levels.

  • Leading the required analyses and overall preparation of the associated technical environmental documents for both natural and man-made environment subject areas, including wetland and stream delineations, noise studies, air quality studies, special and hazardous materials assessments, socioeconomic and land use analyses, environmental justice studies, equity studies, cumulative impact analyses and other human and natural environment studies.

  • Leading a team providing environmental field investigations, including but not limited to wetland and stream surveys, wetland delineations, on-site stormwater and waterway permit monitoring, tree surveys, threatened & endangered species habitat identification, stream and water quality investigations, ambient noise measurements, preliminary special waste and hazardous materials data collection, historic property photo logs, and other field work, as necessary. Familiarity with field procedures and safety protocol is required.

  • Leading a team that prepares waterway permits and associated materials for Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, floodway permits, stormwater permits, and other similar waterway permits. Strong knowledge of the permitting process is required.

  • Leading a team that performs environmental impact analyses, including but not limited to stream and wetland impact analyses, botanical and forest impact analyses, threatened & endangered species impact analyses, floodplain and water quality impact analyses, and other natural resources analyses. Previous experience in this area is essential.

  • Leading a team that performs environmental mitigation identification, prepares conceptual mitigation studies, and conducts mitigation site investigations during and post-construction.

  • Acting as the Environmental Lead and training others to prepare environmental documents for Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and/or Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) studies, Section 4(f) Statements, Section 7 biological assessments, and other necessary materials and reports.

  • Providing QA/QC over environmental deliverables.

  • Providing overall guidance and leadership to Environmental staff for training, hiring, and project management.

  • Providing the Principal of Planning and Preliminary Engineering, as well as the KEG Executive Team with information about Environmental Team development needs.

  • Prepare budgets, scopes, and fees for various projects.

  • Participate in industry events and business development activities.

  • Assist with marketing efforts, including client relations, pursuit development and content development for marketing and proposals.

  • Provide a collaborative, inclusive environment for all employees and clients.

Senior Structural Engineer/Team Lead

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This Senior Structural Engineer will join and lead our Structural Team. Qualified candidates will have a solid technical background, a strong sense of project ownership/responsibility, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment. This position may include performing and/or leading field investigations; engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations; design and development of plans and specifications; construction observation and inspection; report writing for the services provided; research and resolve design and construction problems; apply sound engineering principles; and be able to communicate complex engineering issues and concepts to technical and non-technical clients and internal and/or external team members.

The successful candidate will possess effective development and leadership skills for which to estimate hours, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate technical work on major projects. They will mentor junior Team Members in preparing current status information for internal and external reporting and for keeping clients informed on progress. They will also track project scope, schedule, and budget to minimize cost overruns, and compile contract supplements in a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities May Include

  • Provide guidance and leadership in development and implementation of all structural projects and initiatives
  • Define clear goals and develop steps for proper execution on a wide range of state, federal, and private structural engineering designs, including preparing construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Develop scopes, schedules, and budgets for assigned projects
  • Prepare technical memoranda, reports, and electronic deliverables
  • Assisting with studies and alternative analysis
  • Developing understanding of regulatory and permitting requirements for a variety of jurisdictions
  • Data collection, analysis, and documentation
  • Facilitate client meetings, proposal research and writing assignments
  • Work with various internal and external partners to facilitate orderly execution of projects
  • Coordinate and attend marketing meetings, conferences, and industry events to maintain and/or grow professional and taming relationships
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and with equitable treatment towards all
  • Perform various marketing tasks with clients and teaming partners

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a minimum of 15 years of experience
  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with various operating systems including but not limited to MicroStation/Openroads and AutoCAD Civil3D drafting
  • Professional Engineer (PE) required
  • Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Adherence to KEG processes and procedures for project implementation, tracking, invoicing, and other various administrative guidelines

Concrete Superintendent

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The Concrete Superintendent reports directly to KEG Build’s Team Lead. This position’s primary function would be to provide overall construction project support for roadway and site construction projects with emphasis on miscellaneous concrete throughout Illinois. While the position will be primarily based out of KEG Build’s Glen Carbon office, travel to and from job sites will occur daily during construction season. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in a similar role. This position has potential for advancement and room for growth within the firm.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Work to oversee projects and manage construction sites.
  • Supervision of union workers on-site
  • Collection of daily paperwork and transmittal to office staff
  • Client coordination and meetings
  • Perform setting grades and slopes to meet project requirements.
  • Working in the KEG Build shop with various mechanical instruments and tools.
  • Coordinate amongst prime contractors and various subcontractors.
  • Coordinate materials and equipment necessary for daily job duties.
  • Read, interpret, and conduct calculations for roadway/site construction plans, including ADA standards.
  • Additional administrative functions such as errands for projects and repairs on equipment
  • Maintain a daily log for the job site’s operations.
  • Conduct daily safety briefings/tail gate talks and champion a safe work environment.
  • Ability and determination to learn and practice a union craft.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and with equitable treatment toward all.
  • May include travel across Illinois or adjacent states in support of projects.
  • Other tasks as needed to support KEG projects.

 

Requirements

  • High School Graduate with additional higher education or technical training in engineering, construction, or a similar field
  • Physical requirements for this position include standing for long periods of time, walking, lifting, bending, and working outside in all weather conditions.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to and from job sites as needed is required.

Traffic Team Lead

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This position will be the Team Lead for our Traffic Engineering Service line, and will report directly to the Vice President of Preliminary Engineering and Studies. They will directly oversee and guide a team of traffic engineers and planners. Ideal candidates will have at least 15 years of experience in traffic and transportation engineering, design, planning, and studies in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and/or Minnesota. Experience in Ohio and/or Kentucky are a plus.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering required
  • PE certification required
  • PTOE, RSP, or other relevant certifications are preferred
  • Possess a minimum 15 years of experience in traffic engineering and multi-modal analysis
  • Familiarity with common industry software applications, such as OpenRoads Designer (ORD), AutoCAD, AutoTurn, HCS 2010, Synchro Studios, Miovision Scout, Jamar Traffic Counter, and Nu-Metrics HI-STAR
  • Highly experienced with roadway planning, design, and construction management; including traffic control, operational and safety analysis, and related communication systems
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Experience with developing scopes, budgets, and schedules for infrastructure and transportation improvements
  • Experience in team management is preferred
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required

Responsibilities

  • Manage and mentor traffic team members and provide ongoing continuing education and support
  • Fully manage and guide contractual responsibilities for the Traffic Team
  • Work among a multidisciplinary team in project management and oversight
  • Develop scope, schedules, and budgets for traffic-related projects
  • Attend industry and organizational events and assist in business development efforts for your discipline
  • Manage and lead the preparation of technical reports for state, federal, and local agencies
  • Perform QA/QC over all technical deliverables
  • Oversee traffic analyses to support infrastructure improvement projects, including but not limited to traffic impact studies and reports, intersection design, corridor modeling, traffic counts, traffic design (signals, signing/marking, ITS, and lighting), travel demand modeling, traffic management plans, PS&E packages, etc.
  • Provide preliminary and ongoing support for transportation planning and engineering efforts and corridor studies
  • Work with local, state, and federal agencies and DOTs to ensure proper documentation and reporting

IDOT Embedded Environmental Scientist

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We are seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our growing and successful Environmental Team. The ideal candidate will have between four and ten years of experience working in environmental natural resources. This position will be embedded at IDOT’s Central Office in Springfield, Illinois.

As a KEG Environmental Scientist embedded with IDOT you will work with IDOT Natural Resource employees, and 100% of your time will be working on IDOT projects for at least two years.  The candidate will work at least two days per week at IDOT Central Office in Springfield, Illinois, with the remainder of the time available for remote work.

After your position as an embedded IDOT employee ends you will work for KEG with a fast-paced team of Scientists, Planners, Engineers, Project Managers, and Principals, working on primarily Department of Transportation Roadway projects throughout Illinois and other midwestern states.  We are seeking Environmental Scientists with experience in environmental planning, natural resources, and supporting report preparation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in environmental science/natural resources.
  • Knowledge of IDOT Environmental Procedures and Policies
  • Strong Microsoft Office Word and Excel skills
  • Experience working with GIS platforms.
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a solid educational background, must be self-motivated, and well-organized with a professional attitude, capable of working directly with clients. Candidates must have experience, knowledge, or interest in the following environmental activities:

  • Processing of IDOT Environmental Survey Requests (ESR)
  • Being a liaison with district offices, local agencies, and consultants on general environmental issues
  • Providing general environmental expertise
  • Providing review of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents
  • Threatened and Endangered species coordination.
  • Assisting in the management of environmental surveys provided to the department by the Prairie Research Institute
  • Providing expertise on biological and wetland issues
  • Reviewing biological and wetland portions of environmental documents
  • Preparing specialized environmental documents regarding biological and wetland resources

Project Manager - Land Development

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We are searching for an experienced Project Manager to join our Transportation/Land Development Group. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of experience in transportation and land development engineering and design. This position can be located in any of KEG’s offices, which include Belleville, Peoria, and Geneva, Illinois; Evansville, Indiana; and St. Paul, Minnesota. While this role would report directly to KEG’s Transportation Team Lead, our remote work and flexibility in scheduling allows for effective collaboration between all our offices. This dynamic process allows for our PMs to enjoy a variety of work and project disciplines.

Requirements

  • PE (Professional Engineer) License is required, with the ability to secure PE licensure in other states.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in land development design and engineering.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT, EPA, and municipal design policies and code requirements.

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to and from job sites as needed is required.

  • Proven management skills to plan, direct, and monitor projects and coordinate with other internal and/or external team members.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate technical work on portions of major projects or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Prepare project scopes, schedules, and fees for review by Team Lead.
  • Prepare design plans, grading, calculations, specifications, utility coordination, cost estimates, and permitting for residential, institutional, and commercial projects in various jurisdictions.
  • Research of code requirements and design procedures manuals.
  • Evaluate drainage condition associated with land development activity and prepare water quality, detention/retention basin, and storm sewer system design and reports. Familiarity with Hydraflow Hydrographs Extension for Autodesk Civil 3D a plus.
  • Verify design computations, construction plans, and specifications for conformance with local codes, design manuals, and project design requirements.
  • Operate AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley OpenRoads, Microstation V8i, and/or various other software applications.
  • Visit project sites to review conditions as required.
  • Coordinate with other engineers, technicians, and administrative staff during preliminary and final plan preparation for conformance to design standards and code requirements.
  • Attend and participate in various client, agency, and stakeholder meetings.

Environmental Scientist I

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We are looking for an entry to mid-level Environmental Scientist to join our growing and successful Environmental Team. The ideal candidate will have between  three and ten years of experience working in environmental science, specifically in wetland science. This position can be located in any one of our offices – Belleville, Illinois; Evansville, Indiana; Geneva, Illinois, or St. Paul, Minnesota – or work remotely in one of these states.

KEG’s Environmental Team has amassed an impressive portfolio of projects over our 17 years in business, quickly making them a “household name” in the engineering industry for environmental support. The Team has worked on a wide variety of projects throughout the Midwest, from local roads to large-scale interstate and bridge construction.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an engineering, science or environmentally related technical field. An advanced degree (Master of Science) in one of these areas is desirable, but not required.
  • Up to 3 years of experience in environmental science/wetland studies is preferred.
  • Possess some level of plant identification skills and wetland delineation training and/or experience.
  • Understanding of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and the ability to translate those skills to prepare state-level environmental compliance documents (modeled after NEPA) primarily for transportation sector projects.
  • Experience working on projects with the Indiana or Illinois Departments of Transportation is desirable, but not required.
  • Experience working with GIS platforms is preferred.
  • The ability to work in and around a variety of landscapes, including ditches, bridge embankments, roadway slopes, and other obstacles for long hours in varied weather conditions.
  • Some travel is required. Applicants should be able to regularly travel (day and overnight trips) to complete field investigations. Travel amounts will vary depending on workload but will mostly occur during the growing season (March-October).

 

Responsibilities

This position will work closely with the Environmental Team Leaders and Senior Environmental Science staff to lead and/or assist with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Conduct desktop research and field work (as necessary) to complete NEPA documents, prepare planning and policy documents, or permitting applications, as required by federal, state, or local agencies, with direction by senior environmental staff.
  • Interpret technical information and produce high-quality written work with attention to detail.
  • Interact with clients, staff, KEG management, and subconsultants, as necessary.
  • Obtain certification in INDOT’s NEPA, CE, and Bat Investigations training courses within a year of being hired.
  • Use ArcGIS platforms and applications to develop and manage GIS data, analyses, designs, and map production.
  • Ensure project quality, schedule, and budget objectives are met.

Traffic Engineer

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We are seeking an experienced Traffic Engineer to join our growing Preliminary Engineering and Studies team. The ideal candidate will report directly to the Traffic Team Lead and play an important role on our team of multi-disciplinary engineers working on a diverse range of high-profile projects throughout the Midwest.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering required
  • PE certification required, PTOE preferred
  • Possess a minimum 5 years of experience in traffic engineering and multi-modal analysis
  • Working knowledge of industry software applications and processes, including OpenRoads Designer (ORD), AutoCAD, AutoTurn, travel demand modeling (such as Bentley CUBE), macroscopic (such as HCS, SIDRA, or RODEL) and microscopic (VISSIM or Synchro/SimTraffic) modeling, and quantitative safety performance analysis through IHSDM, ISATe, or SafetyAnalyst.
  • Familiarity with roadway planning, design, and construction management; including traffic control, operational and safety analysis, and related communication systems
  • The desire to work on both rural and urban projects
  • Possess an understanding of overall civil engineering concepts
  • Travel is required. Candidates should be able to regularly travel (day and overnight trips) to complete field investigations during busy season. Travel amounts will vary depending on workload.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of technical reports for state, federal, and local agencies
  • Perform traffic analyses to support infrastructure improvement projects, including but not limited to traffic impact studies, intersection design, corridor modeling, traffic counts, traffic design (signals, signing/marking, ITS, and lighting), traffic management plans, PS&E packages, etc.
  • Provide preliminary and ongoing support for transportation planning and engineering efforts and corridor studies
  • Work with local, state, and federal agencies and DOTs to ensure proper documentation and reporting
  • Give excellent client care, ensuring that client commitments are met while delivering excellent communication throughout

Construction Technician

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This position will provide oversight and technical expertise to KEG’s active projects. KEG’s Construction Technicians work on a diverse range of high-profile transportation projects throughout the Midwest. Qualified candidates will have some experience documenting and managing a variety of quality control inspection activities designed to ensure highways, bridges, and transportation projects conform to specific plans and specifications. Experience with DOTs and state and federal agencies is preferred. Some travel may be necessary.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree preferred

  • 2+ years of experience providing construction inspection and documentation

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Perform all work in a safe manner and with equitable treatment towards all

  • Ability to carry up to 25 pounds and climb ladders

  • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities Certification

  • A combination of the following certifications: Aggregate Level 1 and 2; PCC Level 1 and 2; HMA Level 1; Nuclear Gauge; Erosion and Sediment Control Basics; STTP-S33 Soils Field Testing and Inspection; IDOT CMMS Training

Responsibilities May Include

  • Analyze or resolve operational problems

  • Assign or prepare work schedules, duties, tasks, or responsibilities

  • Assist workers engaged in construction projects

  • Confer with personnel to resolve problems

  • Direct construction projects

  • Follow, interpret, or read blueprints or schematics

  • Inspect construction site

  • Interpret detailed CAD drawings

  • Prepare progress reports

  • Recommend and enforce safety regulations or procedures

  • Record Data

Project Engineer/Project Manager

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This position would be ideal for a Project Engineer looking to grow their skillset to become a Project Manager. Qualified candidates should be a Professional Engineer with approximately 5-10 years of highway and roadway design experience. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of Department of Transportation design policies and local municipality code requirements; effective management skills for which to plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of projects; and the ability to coordinate with other internal and/or external team members.

The successful candidate will plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate technical work on portions of major projects or in a total project of moderate scope. S/He will provide assistance to Team Leads in preparing current status information for internal reporting and for keeping clients informed on progress. The candidate should have a BS in Civil Engineering, PE license, the ability to secure PE licensure in other states, and 5+ years of progressively challenging design experience.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Prepare project scope, schedule, and fee for review by Team Lead.

  • Prepare design plans for projects s/he leads and/or the tasks assigned to him/her.

  • Prepare and process construction plans for approval.

  • Prepare supporting calculations, construction specifications, and permitting for residential and commercial projects in various jurisdictions.

  • Complete design calculations.

  • Research code requirements and design procedures manuals.

  • Verify design computations and plan detailing for conformance with codes, manuals, and design considerations.

  • Operate Microstation V8i, GeoPak, and various other software applications.

  • Visit project sites to review conditions as appropriate.

  • Coordinate with other engineers, technicians, and administrative assistants during preliminary and final plan preparation for conformance to standards and code requirements.

  • Prepare draft correspondence, technical specifications, and reports.

  • Attend and participate in various client meetings with various local, transportation, and regulatory agencies, as appropriate.

  • Have good oral and written communication skills in order to lead and/or moderate meetings with interested parties and stakeholders.

  • Communicate with project team members, client representatives, review agencies, and others as appropriate to project.

  • Coordinate final design computations with review agencies.

  • Coordinate utility disposition on projects with involved public and private utility companies.

  • Prepare draft cost estimates, periodic reports covering construction activities, pay estimates, and data necessary to document acceptability of materials and quantities for final payment.

  • Assist business development and operations team with proposals and client development.

  • Perform all work in a safe manner and with equitable treatment towards all.

Professional Land Surveyor

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The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience working in land surveying and possess their Professional Land Surveyor License. This position will be located out of our St. Paul, Minnesota office, with remote work and travel to and from project sites as needed.

Requirements

  • Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) licensed in Minnesota (or ability to obtain within 1 month of employment)
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional land surveying experience
  • Proficiency in using surveying equipment, as well as associated technology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel between project sites as needed, with work from home and flexibility outside of project work

Responsibilities

  • Assist Survey Manager with project assignments, tasks, and reporting
  • Take a lead role on day-to-day projects as needed
  • Provide excellent client service
  • Perform public record searches, land title review, signing and sealing surveys, and preparation of legal descriptions for a wide range of projects
  • Stake transportation and development construction projects and identify right of way, including interpreting construction plans and entering the design elements into field survey controller software
  • Perform topographic surveys
  • Develop scope and fees for client proposals
  • Day and overnight travel to and from job sites, as needed

Civil Engineer I

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Civil Engineer I or Engineering Technician will join our Transportation Team and report directly to the Vice President of Transportation. Qualified candidates will have a solid technical background, a strong sense of project ownership/responsibility, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.

This position may include performing and/or leading field investigations; engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations; design and development of plans and specifications; report writing; researching and resolving design and construction problems; and assigning, reviewing, and evaluating laboratory or field data for inclusion in reports.

We currently have opportunities in all KEG offices for Staff Civil Engineers (Civil Engineer I positions). Qualified candidates will be majoring in Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management with emphasis on Transportation, Water Resources/Hydraulics, Land Surveying, or Site Development.

Requirements

  • Must be a graduate or future graduate of an ABET Accredited Civil Engineering (or Engineering with Civil Emphasis) program

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Previous office experience or field application of engineering concepts (farming, excavation, construction, etc.) preferred

  • Experience using Microstation or AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our culture is a must (be a nice person)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Responsibilities May Include

  • Work in collaboration with KEG Project Managers, senior-level team members, and engineering interns

  • Assist in the preparation of designs, construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates for various projects

  • Assist with cost estimating and performing quantity take offs

  • Draft technical memoranda, reports, and electronic deliverables

  • Assist with studies and alternative analysis

  • Perform CAD and Civil3D drafting

  • Assessing and implementing regulatory and permitting requirements for a variety of jurisdictions

  • Perform field activities, including site investigations and land surveying, data collection, analysis, and documentation

  • Participate in client meetings, proposal research, and writing assignments

Structural Engineer

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This position will join our Structural group and report directly to the Team Lead. Qualified candidates will have a solid technical background and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment. The ideal candidate should have a BS in Civil Engineering, both a PE and SE license in Illinois, the ability to secure PE licensure in other states, and 10+ years of progressively challenged structural design experience. Remote work and flexibility is available.

Responsibilities May Include

    Performing fieldwork, such as site investigations for bridge condition reports or building inspections for residential and commercial clients

  • Structural design and development of plans and specifications for both bridges and buildings

  • Preparing technical memoranda, reports, and electronic deliverables

  • Performing complex structural engineering calculations, including coordination with requirements for other disciplines and detailing of project-specific conditions

  • Performing engineering analysis and calculations

  • Assisting with studies and alternative analysis

  • Data collection, analysis, and documentation

  • Assisting with client meetings and proposal research

  • Working with various internal and external partners to facilitate orderly execution of projects

  • Performing all work in a safe manner and with equitable treatment towards all

  • Developing scopes, schedules, and budgets for assigned projects

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with 10+ years’ experience; a focus on Structural Engineering is preferred

  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Illinois required

  • Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) in Illinois required

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software

  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with various operating systems including but not limited to MicroStation/Openroads and AutoCAD Civil3D drafting

  • Possesses an understanding of regulatory and permitting requirements for a variety of jurisdictions

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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