Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0165
Title Drainage Engineer
City Chicago
State IL
Country USA

Who we are: Stanley Consultants helps clients globally with complex challenges in power, transportation, water and environmental for utility, industrial, higher education and local, state, federal and foreign government agencies. We are ranked #76 among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and #129 among the Top 225 International Design Firms. Founded in 1913, Stanley Consultants has over 1,000 members in 30 offices worldwide and has worked in all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the world. Wide Range of Service Capabilities: the services we provide include planning, design, permitting, construction management, program management and alternative project delivery. Our Purpose, Vision and Core Values: our passion for problem solving drives creativity and innovation, creating bold solutions for our clients. We inspire powerful minds by embracing a global mindset, diversity and the training to build skills that stretch the imagination. Member-Owned Company: our commitment to member (employee)-ownership, sharing responsibilities and rewards, and contributing to our communities has sustained us for more than 100 years. Our members hold themselves personally responsible for client success and the progress of the firm.

We are currently seeking for a Drainage Engineer for our Chicago office. Essential Duties include:

  • Manage the preparation of Phase 2 engineering plans and specifications for design of stormwater management facilities including storm sewer systems, detention facilities, flood control facilities, channel restoration/rehabilitation, and other hydraulic structures and facilities;
  • Manage the preparation of Phase 1 stormwater management studies, including Location Drainage Studies, Hydraulic Reports, and conceptual drainage studies;
  • Direct the preparation of drainage design calculations and modeling to support design recommendations;
  • Direct field studies, surveys, and data collection necessary to develop drainage concepts and construction documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, scope of services, and contract cost estimates.
  • Submits documents to federal, state, and local agencies for code compliance review and obtains permits required.
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Requires an Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) license;
  • Must possess at least 5 - 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience with hydraulics and hydrology modeling software such as HEC-1, HEC-2, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, WSPRO, XPSWMM, WinTR-55, and GeoPak Drainage;
  • Proficiency with Microstation
  • Requires experience with IL DOT and Illinois Tollway drainage design policies and procedures;
  • Must be self-motivated, and able to work both independently and as part of project team to complete tasks;
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experienced in and fully capable of using the Microsoft software suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities.


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Apply On-line
Send This Job to a Friend