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.

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

Transportation Team Lead

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

Christopher Opperman

Geotechnical Staff Engineer

You really get to see projects happen, you don’t just see it on paper.

Molly Bartella

Environmental Team Lead

benefits

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 application and resume to info@kaskaskiaeng.com, or stop by our office located at:

208 East Main Street, Suite 100
Belleville, Illinois 62220

Project Engineer/Project Manager

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Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer looking to grow their skillset to become a Project Manager. The ideal candidate 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.

Structural Engineer

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Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (KEG) is searching for an experienced Structural Engineer to join our Structural group. 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

Geotechnical Engineer

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KEG is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical Group. We would prefer a minimum of one year of prior engineering experience (or internships), but will consider new graduates for this role. This position would ideally be located in KEG’s Belleville, Peoria, or Geneva Illinois offices, with the opportunity for remote work and flexible scheduling as project work allows.

Requirements

  • A higher education degree in a Geologic-related science or in the engineering field

  • 1 to 3 years of prior geotechnical field investigation experience is preferred

  • Engineering Intern (EI) designations are preferred, but must be acquired within 90 days of hire

  • Demonstrated knowledge of field investigation means and methods with local geology, as well as geotechnical engineering laboratory testing and software applications are preferred

  • Physical requirements for this position may include frequent standing, 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

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and/or support materials testing and logging during field exploration and drilling of soil borings, including collecting samples during drilling and coordinating laboratory services

  • Coordinate and perform field investigation work at the outset, which may include out-of-town travel and overnight stays from time to time, as needed

  • Execute geotechnical project assignments, including assisting with engineering analysis, geotechnical report preparation, and development of geotechnical recommendations

  • Perform basic soils laboratory testing and reporting

  • Provide project-level development of proposals and reports after repeated performance of field investigation work and knowledge of local geology and experience grows

  • Give excellent client care, ensuring that client commitments are met while delivering excellent communication throughout

  • Assist in business development activities and actively participate in professional and technical organizations within the geological sciences and/or engineering field

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Professional Land Surveyor/Manager

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Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC has an opening in our St. Paul, Minnesota office for a Professional Land Surveyor with approximately 10+ years of Professional Land Surveying experience. This exciting position will afford successful applicants the opportunity to develop and grow the Land Surveying Sector of this developing office location!

Requirements

  • A higher education degree in a Geologic-related science or in the engineering field

  • 1 to 3 years of prior geotechnical field investigation experience is preferred

  • Engineering Intern (EI) designations are preferred, but must be acquired within 90 days of hire

  • Demonstrated knowledge of field investigation means and methods with local geology, as well as geotechnical engineering laboratory testing and software applications are preferred

  • Physical requirements for this position may include frequent standing, 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

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and/or support materials testing and logging during field exploration and drilling of soil borings, including collecting samples during drilling and coordinating laboratory services

  • Coordinate and perform field investigation work at the outset, which may include out-of-town travel and overnight stays from time to time, as needed

  • Execute geotechnical project assignments, including assisting with engineering analysis, geotechnical report preparation, and development of geotechnical recommendations

  • Perform basic soils laboratory testing and reporting

  • Provide project-level development of proposals and reports after repeated performance of field investigation work and knowledge of local geology and experience grows

  • Give excellent client care, ensuring that client commitments are met while delivering excellent communication throughout

  • Assist in business development activities and actively participate in professional and technical organizations within the geological sciences and/or engineering field

Civil Engineer I

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KEG has an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer I or Engineering Technician to join our team of talented professionals. 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

  • 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

CAD Operator

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KEG is seeking an experienced CAD Operator to join our growing design team. The ideal candidate will play an important role on our talented and experienced team of multi-design engineers working on a diverse range of high-profile projects throughout the Midwest.

Requirements

  • A higher education degree in a Geologic-related science or in the engineering field

  • 1 to 3 years of prior geotechnical field investigation experience is preferred

  • Engineering Intern (EI) designations are preferred, but must be acquired within 90 days of hire

  • Demonstrated knowledge of field investigation means and methods with local geology, as well as geotechnical engineering laboratory testing and software applications are preferred

  • Physical requirements for this position may include frequent standing, 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

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and/or support materials testing and logging during field exploration and drilling of soil borings, including collecting samples during drilling and coordinating laboratory services

  • Coordinate and perform field investigation work at the outset, which may include out-of-town travel and overnight stays from time to time, as needed

  • Execute geotechnical project assignments, including assisting with engineering analysis, geotechnical report preparation, and development of geotechnical recommendations

  • Perform basic soils laboratory testing and reporting

  • Provide project-level development of proposals and reports after repeated performance of field investigation work and knowledge of local geology and experience grows

  • Give excellent client care, ensuring that client commitments are met while delivering excellent communication throughout

  • Assist in business development activities and actively participate in professional and technical organizations within the geological sciences and/or engineering field

Traffic Engineer

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KEG is seeking an experienced Traffic Engineer to join our growing transportation engineering and design team. The ideal candidate will report directly to the Transportation Lead and play an important role on our team of multi-design engineers working on a diverse range of high-profile projects throughout the Midwest.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering required, advanced degree preferred

  • PE certification required, PTOE preferred

  • Possess a minimum 5 years of experience in traffic engineering and multi-modal analysis

  • Experience in performing traffic counts is required

  • Working knowledge of industry software applications, including Microstation V8i, Geopak Suite, AutoCAD, AutoTurn, HCS 2010, Synchro Studios, Miovision Scout, Jamar Traffic Counter, and Nu-Metrics HI-STAR

  • The ability to work in and around a variety of landscapes

  • 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.

  • Possess an understanding of visualizing overall civil engineering concepts

  • 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 and reports, intersection design, corridor modeling, traffic counts, traffic design (signals, signing/marking, ITS, and lighting), traffic management plans, traffic impact studies, 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

Civil Engineering Internship

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KEG’s internship program provides engineering students with an opportunity to explore the industry through collaboration with senior professionals, real-world technical training, and hands-on project experience. Our interns will work within our specialized teams on a diverse range of projects throughout the region. This is a paid internship program designed for both full and part-time weekly schedules, with flexible hours to allow for class times and extracurricular activities. We offer one-on-one training and development for our interns, with full-time, permanent staff positions available upon the program’s completion for the right candidates.

We currently have opportunities in all KEG offices for Civil Engineering Interns. Qualified candidates will be majoring in Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management with emphasis on Transportation, Land Development, Environmental Scientist, and Construction Inspection.

Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate ABET Accredited Civil Engineering (or Engineering with Civil Emphasis) program, preferred 2 years completed toward degree

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

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

  • Familiarity with 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

Internship Role Opportunities

  • One-on-one training with Project Managers and engineers to develop and review site drawings, cost estimates, permitting, CAD, and various engineering reports

  • Field visits to learn how to capture relevant information in the field and perform data collection and quality inspections

  • Instruction and fieldwork provided for DOT requirements for various engineered systems

  • Exposure to a variety of engineering support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques

  • Training and instruction under the direct supervision of senior engineering professionals

Construction Technician

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KEG is seeking an experienced Construction Technician to join our growing team. The ideal candidate 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.

This is a full-time, seasonal position with projects located within IDOT District 3. The position would last from March 2022 through November 2022. 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

  • 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

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