Jim Ewers, P.E.

Director of Construction Engineering Services

Jim is Civiltech’s Director of Construction Engineering Services and has served as the project/quality manager for all Phase III projects. He also provides constructability and schedule reviews for Phase I and II projects. Jim has been the Construction Manager on hundreds of projects for various agencies such as IDOT, the Illinois Tollway, counties, forest preserves, and municipalities throughout the region. He provides experienced guidance for improvements ranging from multi-use paths to large expressway reconstructions. Prior to joining Civiltech, Jim was employed with IDOT where he obtained extensive knowledge in project management, contractor negotiations, documentation procedures, materials testing, construction layout, and field inspection.

Fun fact: Jim is one of those rare Midwesterners who truly looks forward to winter and the colder weather. Each year, Jim and his kids construct a skating rink in his backyard which requires the cold temps to keep the fun going!