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TKDA is hiring a Civil Engineer with 0-4 years of experience in their Downers Grove, IL office.  Some of the job responsibilities will include:

  • Construction Plan design using Autocad
  • Hydraulic calculations
  • Hydrologic modeling
  • Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimates
  • Construction Inspection

Previous field experience a plus.  Position available immediately.  Interested applicants send resume with cover letter to:

Tom Green
5151 Mochel Drive, Suite 205
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 499-4118


Posted 3-4-15 (4-4-15)

Water Resource Professional

SALARY RANGE: $63,800 - $79,800 Depending on Qualifications


Located in the Chicago metropolitan area, Lake County is known for its abundant water resources. SMC is responsible for countywide stormwater management; including the development and implementation of comprehensive watershed management plans and projects.  Under general supervision, this position must exercise considerable professional and technical judgment and initiative to develop watershed plans and implement watershed projects. 

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental studies, civil engineering or related field and 2 years experience in stormwater management.

Desired skills & experience:
The successful candidate will have professional training and experience in watershed-planning and project implementation of Best Management Practices directed to flood damage reduction, water quality improvement and natural resource protection. Specialized knowledge or experience in stormwater regulations, wetlands, conservation development, grantsmanship, and experience with GIS is desired, but not required. The successful candidate will lead multi-disciplinary teams of staff and consultants, and must have excellent project management, communication and leadership skills. This position will represent SMC to elected officials, local governments, planning committees, the general public and related federal/state agencies.


Patricia Werner, AICP, Planning Supervisor, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Suite 201, Libertyville, IL 60048; E-mail:pwerner@lakecountyil.gov.  
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015.

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Posted 3-4-15 (4-4-15)


Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for an environmental project engineer in our water/wastewater design group starting May 2015. We are seeking qualified applicants for an entry level position in our Crystal Lake or Chicago, IL offices.


  • Detailed design of stormwater management improvements, including storm sewers, detention basins, and stormwater best management practices
  • Studies and planning of stormwater management improvements, including writing technical reports
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS and CADD
  • Review of proposed development plans for conformance with applicable regulations
  • Preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans
  • Water quality sampling, construction observation, and other field work


  • 4 year B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with emphasis in environmental engineering preferred
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to travel throughout Chicago area (own transportation)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Strong written, verbal, computer and organizational skills
  • E.I.T (Engineer in Training) License preferred

Forward your Resume & Self ID form to Jobs@baxterwoodman.com or Fax to 815-444-3304

Applications & Self ID forms can be found at baxterwoodman.com

B&W is an equal opportunity - affirmative action – M/F/Vet/Disability employer

2015 Openings
Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

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Posted 1-14-15 (4-30-15)

Missouri Department of Transportation
Stormwater Compliance Coordinator

Min. Monthly Salary: $4505.00

Notice: Deadline to apply is January 14, 2015, at 11:55 p.m.

Note: Refer to personnel policies 0600 "Medical Examination Program" and 2508 "Drug Testing Program" for testing requirements.

Job Summary:
The stormwater compliance coordinator is responsible for the department's regulatory compliance under various stormwater management and environmental protection rules, regulations, and programs.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Biology, Soil Science, Hydrology, Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Six years of experience in aspects related to stormwater management and/or environmental programs.
  • Certification in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) within six months of hire.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Lead Worker Only

Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:

  • Job requires regular, statewide and limited, out-of-state, overnight travel.
  • Job requires exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.

Examples of Work:

  • Serves as the primary resource for department projects through design, construction and post-construction for all stormwater permitting requirements and serves as the main point of contact between the department and the stormwater regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinates the development, delivery, maintenance, and annual reporting requirements of the stormwater training program for applicable department employees and contractors.
  • Oversees department employees and contractors to provide guidance to ensure compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • Maintains and reviews stormwater permit(s) and associated stormwater pollution prevention plans.
  • Coordinates regular compliance inspections, identifies deficiencies, provides oversight, and recommends corrective action; and supervises the oversight inspection process in environmentally sensitive areas.
  • Prepares and submits periodic written reports of non-compliance with stormwater requirements to the appropriate stormwater regulatory agency, and prepares and submits an annual report summarizing all actions taken within the previous year.
  • Creates, implements, and maintains an electronic database to track all stormwater deficiencies noted in any stormwater inspection or oversight inspection and the actions taken to address each.
  • Orders the taking of measures to cease, correct, prevent, or minimize the consequences of non-compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • Issues stop work orders on a project, if necessary, to ensure compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • May perform lead worker responsibilities, which may include providing general instruction, assigning and reviewing work, coaching and training, providing guidance and instruction in the proper and most efficient methods of accomplishing tasks, and providing input to the direct supervisor on staffing decisions and performance management.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.

In order to be considered for this vacancy please go to the MoDOT Employment Application System (EAS) and submit an on-line application. Applications, and if applicable transcripts, must be received by no later than 11:55 pm of the closing date listed on the advertised vacancy.

The Missouri Department of Transportation promotes an equal opportunity workplace that includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.

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Posted 1-5-15 (2-6-15)

City of Cedar Rapids
Flood Mitigation Program Manager

Salary: $79,268.80 to $108,950.40 Annually (Salary Pay Grade Information)

Shift/Hours: Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

About Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a vibrant urban hometown in the heart of east central Iowa. As the second largest city in the state and anchor of Iowa’s Creative Corridor, we are home of one of the leading manufacturing regions in the United States and two dozen Fortune 500 companies.

Job Description: Oversees and directs flood mitigation program to implement City’s Flood Protection System design. Ensures timely design and construction schedules are met. Responsible for ensuring that the City’s Flood Protection System is FEMA accredited, once completed. For examples of essential work please visit our job description located here: Job Description.

Benefits: Click here for information on the Non-Bargaining - Choice Plan.

Required Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices associated with the design and construction of structural flood protection projects such as levees, floodwalls and proprietary flood protection systems;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of large public works project management, including strategic planning, public engagement, budgeting and personnel administration;
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering design principles and practices;
  • Thorough knowledge of financial principles and practices;
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage engineering and design projects;
  • Ability to prepare accurate and reliable reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations for a variety of reports containing engineering and regulatory terminology;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with and communicate effectively with City Council, media, regulatory agency officials, maintenance personnel, engineers, consultants, other City employees and regulatory agency representatives both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to maintain effective working relationships to accomplish job responsibilities;
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology;
  • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks

Acceptable Experience & Training:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or closely related field; and
  • Extensive experience in program management of large Public Works projects, design and office management; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications:

  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of Iowa.
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s license upon appointment.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

How to Apply: Submit completed applications to the attention of Human Resources located at 101 First Street SE, Cedar Rap-ids, Iowa 52401 or via email at hr@cedar-rapids.org with the title of the position you are applying for listed in the subject line.

Pre-employment drug screen required
Assistance provided to disabled individuals upon request
Equal Opportunity Employer

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Posted 1-5-15 (2-6-15)

RainReadySM Project Manager

CNT is seeking an experienced and qualified project manager, with knowledge and expertise in green infrastructure/stormwater management, to support our national RainReady initiative. RainReady helps individual property owners and communities work together to find solutions to the problems of too much or too little water. We help people who find their lives disrupted by flooding or water shortages to come together to adopt RainReady practices and policies.


  • The RainReady Project Manager will report directly to the Director, Water Program and collaborate closely with other CNT staff on operations and production activities.


The Project Manager will help communities get RainReady. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and expanding the RainReady Community initiative

  • Plan development: The Project Manager will be responsible for the development and preparation of RainReady plans, with a focus on green infrastructure best management practices in relation to urban flooding and stormwater management within the public rights-of-way and on private property

  • Risk/impact analysis: The Project Manager will be responsible for researching and developing risk/impact models related to urban flooding, working closely with the RainReady Home team

  • Technical advisor and liaison: Offering technical advice and support to CNT Water and our partners’ initiatives, including the RainReady Home team based at Elevate Energy. Liaise with agencies, municipalities, non-profits, academics, residents, and elected leaders

  • Community outreach: Prepare and give presentations and workshops, including preparing community maps and other outreach materials

  • Communications: Prepare and contribute to the creation of online guidance and materials (such as factsheetsvideos andphotos)

  • Team support: as part of the CNT Water team, participate in a wide range of activities, which range from evening events, meeting legislators, travelling to conferences, etc

The work will involve working alongside the RainReady staff, our partners, and participating communities.

Skills and qualifications

The ideal candidate has between two and five years’ practical experience in stormwater management, with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering, landscape architecture, hydrology or a related field. We are seeking the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of green infrastructure best management practices – within the public rights-of-way, on public land and on private property – for stormwater management and to alleviate urban flooding, including direct experience of developing plans for street retrofits using green infrastructure

  • Analytical skills, e.g. the ability to carry out analysis on risk/impacts of green infrastructure improvements as it relates to flood alleviation, water capture, and water quality and develop a mode based on this analysis

  • A track record of managing clients and working with public works officials, hydrologists, landscape architects, and engineers in relation to green infrastructure for stormwater management

  • Experience in managing projects, preparing plans, and dealing with clients, contractors and residents, particularly municipal clients. Experience preparing stormwater master plans for municipal clients, that incorporate green infrastructure, would be particularly helpful

  • Knowledge of and experience working with stormwater management tools including flow dynamics, hydrological mapping, LIDAR data and topography maps, and sewer maps and models

  • Excellent communications skills, in particular, working with clients and residents (e.g. community mapping exercises), public works officials, academics and other stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to approach problems in a collaborative, open-minded and practical manner, especially as it pertains to issues of urban flooding + green infrastructure

  • Exceptional knowledge of site construction and stormwater best management practices

  • Desire to help develop and implement pioneering and innovative, public-facing programs

  • Eagerness to travel throughout the Chicago area


  • Proficiency using customer relationship management database

  • Proficiency using industry-standard design and communications software

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

  • Valid state of Illinois driver’s license

The Center for Neighborhood Technology is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Center for Neighborhood Technology
Human Resources – RRPM
2125 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
Email to: Careers@cnt.org

No phone calls please.

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Posted 12-26-14 (1-26-15)


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