Engineer I – Water Resources

Engineer I – Water Resources

Civiltech Engineering, Inc. is seeking a qualified and client focused candidate to partner with our growing team of engineers, designers and construction inspectors. We’re transforming communities through collaboration and design. We design for people and create more livable neighborhoods, more resilient infrastructure, and more efficient transportation systems. From pedestrian safety improvements to bike facilities to high-profile roadway reconstructions, we’re helping our clients build a safer, more sustainable future.

The Position

We are seeking qualified candidates to join our team of engineers providing environmental design and study services to State, County and Municipal clients in the 6-county Chicagoland area. Day-to-day responsibilities for transportation improvements located at various project sites include:

  • Become proficient in hydrologic and hydraulic software including HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and SWMM.
  • Become proficient in Microstation, GeoPak and other applicable engineering software packages.
  • Gain knowledge of IDOT Drainage Design Criteria, Location Drainage Studies, Hydraulic Reports, policies and procedures. Learn other agency drainage design criteria and standards on an as-needed basis.
  • Prepare plans, cost estimates, exhibits and reports for projects under the direction of Project Manager or more experienced engineer.
  • Become familiar with the requirements of Water Resource Engineering as they relate to the process of developing plans, special provisions, estimates, bid documents and environmental permit applications for projects.
  • Acquire an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Strive to understand and work within project schedules and budgets.
  • Maintain knowledge of latest news, trends, standards, and other concepts in the field of water resource engineering through attendance at conferences, participation in professional societies, and reviewing trade publications.
  • Gain knowledge of and adhere to all company policies as stated in the current Employee Manual.

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced engineering environment; working under occasional stress and tight deadlines; repetitive tasks; combination of sitting, standing, walking; working with others; critical thinking; problem solving; job task planning and organizing; computer use.


Chicago, IL

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 0-3 years of experience in roadway design or construction, Intern or co-op experience in the transportation field is desirable.
  • Fundamentals of Engineering License or the ability to obtain within one year.
  • An understanding of Bentley Microstation and other applicable engineering software is desirable.
  • The preferred candidate will gain knowledge of IDOT Design Criteria, policies, and procedures as well as learn other agency design criteria and standards on an as-needed basis.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently to effectively manage time and complete a daily list of projects.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to:

[email protected]