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Project Engineer I

J.A. Watts
Rosemont, IL 60018
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J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees like family at every level of our company. Our family culture is what we're known for, and we work to stay true to who we are. That's how we manage our projects and how we recruit THE Best People in our industry. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do we, which makes us stronger together.

This role is responsible for supporting Engineering project management through preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring a variety of projects in the Engineering industry. They will assist in managing aspects of projects including oversight and planning for engineering design, procurement, and construction inspection. This role can include field inspection, project documentation, or various other project roles as needed. Travel in northeast Illinois, northwest Illinois and potentially northwest Indiana would be necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing technical assignments throughout assigned projects including design plan and specification development, perform engineering calculations, construction inspections, construction layout, and conducting field tests
  • Establish familiarity with applicable project specifications
  • Provide status reports of project schedules
  • Perform quality control reviews of the work and regularly report on project status
  • Maintain professional integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with team members to assist and support
  • Make updates or changes to project plans as directed or assigned
  • Perform other duties as required/directed
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management or Engineering from ABET accredited institution, Civil Engineering preferred
  • Ability to obtain PE within 4 years of employment or current PE License preferred
  • 0-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience on IDOT, Illinois Tollway or CTA projects preferred
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a clear analytical approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Must work well in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple tasks at a time

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options for employee and family
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options available
  • Company-provided group life, short and long-term disability, and voluntary life options
  • Matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Student debt repayment resources available
  • ID Theft protection
  • Professional development and tuition assistance
  • Company-sponsored social events

EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled


Posted: 2023-05-18 Expires: 2023-06-19

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