Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0132
Title Transportation Engineer - Planning
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 a talented Transportation Engineer for transportation planning and design in our Chicago, IL office. This position will provide engineering expertise for local roads, arterial streets and highway projects including: report preparation and processing procedures, corridor development and environmental studies, traffic analysis, traffic signal design, interchange and intersection studies, preliminary geometric roadway design, preparation of construction cost estimates, project scheduling, and coordination of the overall project engineering.

Must be able to work effectively and communicate regularly with clients and federal, state, and local agencies. Possess a proven track record of successful transportation project development and design. This position offers exciting challenges and opportunities for assisting in transportation market business development and participating in professional organizations. Essential duties include:

  • Collect and analyze data from reports, maps, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects.
  • Assist in the preparation or modification of transportation project reports, environmental studies, and designs for projects.
  • Prepares and checks design computations and quantity estimates.
  • Use of computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Knowledge of signing, pavement marking, and traffic control plans.
  • Coordination with regulatory agencies, utility companies and sub-consultants to obtain information, guidance, and requirements.
  • Serves as technical liaison with clients on project efforts and coordinates technical efforts within discipline areas.
  • Attends onsite and offsite client meetings.
  • Transportation Planning with knowledge of NEPA procedures
  • Engineering support and management services will be performed at the client’s office several days a week as necessary
  • Adhere to company standards for quality assurance and quality control as defined in the quality manual.
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Must possess 5 to 10 years of relevant transportation engineering work experience
  • Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Experience working on transportation projects in the Greater Chicago area is required
  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills
  • Proficiency with Microstation and Geopak OpenRoads is a plus

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


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