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Senior Project Engineer

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.

Do you have project and/or construction management experience working for ISTHA, CDOT, IDOT, or a similar agency? If so, JWI has a great opportunity within the ISTHA Job Order Contracting (JOC) Program. The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for directly managing construction projects throughout the Tollway system. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer to be hands-on and gain broad experience from various construction projects in a growing program within the industry.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Senior Project Engineer

  • Oversee and coordinate all technical aspects of a project, including contract submission, designs, testing, and data collection and analysis. Advise and provide suggestions as applicable
  • Review project plans and proposals and suggest updates or maintain changes as needed
  • Responsible for performing complex technical assignments throughout assigned projects, including performing and verifying engineering calculations, inspecting construction work, and verifying field tests when applicable
  • Prepare and distribute specifications and timeline of project to both internal and external clients
  • Provide timeline and budget status reports of projects
  • Allocate project resources appropriately and within the project budget and provide suggestions or adjustments as needed
  • Oversee work completed including external contractors and act as the point person for the project
  • Perform overall quality control of the work and regularly report on project status
  • Interact daily with the clients and propose project updates as needed
  • Maintain project integrity and reputation through compliance with Tollway regulations
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with team members to provide assistance and support
  • Perform other duties as required/directed
. Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.
  • A Professional Engineer license is a strong plus.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant Construction Management experience. JOC experience a plus.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a clear analytical approach to problem-solving and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Must work well in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple tasks at a time.
  • Must be knowledgeable with rules, regulations, best practices, and performance standards.

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.
  • Professional development and tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored social events.

EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled




Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10
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