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FEMA Region has several vacancies in the Risk Analysis division. The job posting for the engineering positions is now posted. The posting closes on July 8th. The link for the positions posting is below.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/373758100


Position: Water Resources Engineer

Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for a water resources project engineer in our stormwater department. We are seeking qualified applicants for our Crystal Lake, Chicago or Mokena, Illinois offices.

Consistently ranked by Engineering News Record as a Top 500 Design Firm, Baxter & Woodman is a leader in providing municipal engineering. A variety of civil engineering services are offered to public sector clients such as municipalities, county governments, and state agencies.

The Baxter & Woodman corporate culture comes from within. Over 40% of our staff are employee-owners in the company - they have a personal stake in the success of the firm. Baxter & Woodman employees work together toward a common goal—our company’s success - fostering a spirit of camaraderie. A culture of learning, cooperation and shared values motivates our staff and drives our success.

We offer excellent insurance benefits, a robust 401(k) plan with generous company match & much more.

Position duties:

  • Studies and planning of stormwater improvements, including writing technical reports
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS and CADD
  • Review of proposed development for conformance with applicable regulations
  • Detailed design of stormwater improvements, including storm sewers, detention basins and best management practices
  • Construction observation and field work
  • Proposal preparation

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in civil or environmental engineering, with emphasis on water resources preferred
  • 4-10 years of water resources engineering experience
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
  • P.E. license preferred
  • CFM and/or CPESC certification preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Understanding of sustainable design elements as they relate to stormwater best management practices preferred
  • Must have the ability to travel throughout Chicago area (own transportation)

Forward your resume by August 29, 2014 to Jobs@baxterwoodman.com or fax to 815444-3304.

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

B&W is an equal opportunity - affirmative action - drug free - smoke free employer

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Posted 7-11-14 (8-11-14)


DuPage County Job Opportunity
Senior Environmental Technician
Posted from 7/7/14 – 7/18/14

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists staff in the maintenance of rainfall gages and other stream monitoring equipment
  • Uses Global Positioning Systems to sample and map habitats and features in the field and link results data to Geographic Information Systems
  • Performs investigation of water quality, elevation, grading, obstruction of waterways, wetlands, and soil and sediment controls
  • Enforces compliance for complete and partial waiver communities through review of engineering plans and inspection of sites
  • Performs field work while conducting physical inspection of proper use of construction and maintenance materials, monitors groundwater levels in monitoring wells at various sites throughout the County
  • Inspects drainage complaints and develops initial work up
  • Works with utility companies to obtain "Right of Way"
  • Monitors drainage construction projects
  • Serves as a consultant for proper compliance
  • Develops stream maintenance contracts
  • Evaluates contract bidders and makes recommendations for Committee and County Board awards
  • Assists engineering staff in updating and running computer programs developed for flood forecasting throughout the County
  • Promotes public involvement and education of stream functions and maintenance

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, or related field
  • One year of progressively responsible experience in an environmental field

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Experience with the methods, standards and materials used in construction and repair of gauging systems
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems
  • Experience with field inspections and surveys
  • Experience interacting with contractors

A pre-employment background check is required.

Posting No.: 7314
Department: Stormwater Engineering
Hiring Salary: $45,500 - $51,000 annually
Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

DuPage County Government
JTK Administration Building
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187-2553
Phone: 630-407-6300

Apply at: www.dupageco.org/jobs

DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Posted 7-11-14 (8-11-14)


Ciorba Group is seeking two Water Resources Engineers of varying experience levels for our Chicago office conveniently located near O’Hare Airport.

At Ciorba Group, we deliver solutions that add value to our communities. We show our commitment to our clients by offering superior services through our dedicated professionals. A strong partnership with clients is our key to success. We believe that integrity is a core value. We maintain a positive working environment, encourage professional development, and reward success. Our values and superior services ensure that Ciorba Group’s name continues to be associated with quality. Our strong commitment to client satisfaction has established Ciorba as an industry leader since 1927.

Water Resources Project Engineer – 10-15 years experience:

Responsibilities:

  • Stormwater system analysis and design for municipal and roadway projects, including conveyance, storage, and stormwater quality best management practices. Includes design calculations/models, plan preparation, quantity calculations, construction details, specifications, cost estimates, and other related tasks;
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of floodplains and floodways, including bridge and culvert crossings;
  • Analysis of flood problem areas to identify problems, develop alternative solutions, and design recommended alternatives;
  • Design of soil erosion and sediment control practices;
  • The candidate will serve as the technical lead on projects and will manage other engineers and technicians to achieve completion of project plans, as directed by the Project Manager, but may also complete certain tasks independently;
  • Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects;
  • Review and check engineering work completed by others;
  • Maintain positive client and vendor relationships;
  • Mentor staff engineers;
  • Will report to our Water Resources Manager.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Civil Engineering;
  • 10-15 years of water resources experience;
  • Illinois Professional Engineer (P.E.);
  • Strong technical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment on multidisciplinary projects;
  • Microstation proficiency;
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic models, including TR-20, HEC-HMS, SWMM, HEC-RAS, and StormCad;
  • Experience on municipal and/or highway drainage design projects;
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) a plus;
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) a plus.

Water Resources Engineer – 3-6 years experience:

Responsibilities:

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of floodplains and floodways, including bridge and culvert crossings;
  • Analysis of flood problem areas to identify problems, develop alternative solutions, and design recommended alternatives;
  • Stormwater system analysis and design for municipal and roadway projects, including conveyance, storage, and stormwater quality best management practices. Includes design calculations/models, plan preparation, quantity calculations, construction details, and other related tasks;
  • Design of soil erosion and sediment control practices;
  • Work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects;
  • Will report to our Water Resources Manager.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Civil Engineering;
  • 3 – 6 years of water resources experience;
  • Strong technical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment on multidisciplinary projects;
  • Microstation or AutoCad proficiency;
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic models, including SWMM and HEC-RAS
  • Experience on municipal and/or highway drainage design projects;
  • Illinois PE is a plus;
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is a plus.

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Posted 7-9-14 (8-9-14)


ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES #4731
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY BID NOTICE

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:

Position Title: Civil Engineer Trainee
Monthly Salary Range: $4,190.00 -- $5,840.00
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (Sangamon County)
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, 1 hour lunch. Saturday & Sunday off.

Description of Duties
Under immediate supervision, assists in the engineering review of permit applications for construction in and along the waters and regulated floodplains of the state; inspects proposed and approved construction.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires a four year degree from an accredited college in engineering, or knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college in engineering. Engineering in training license in Illinois is preferred.

Where to Apply: Loren Wobig, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 217.782.9130

Last Day to Apply: July 7, 2014

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Posted 6-25-14 (7-31-14)


ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES #4732
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY BID NOTICE

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:

Position Title: Civil Engineer Trainee
Monthly Salary Range: $4,190.00 -- $5,840.00
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, 2050 West Stearns Rd., Bartlett, IL 60103 (DuPage County)
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, 1 hour lunch. Saturday & Sunday off.

Description of Duties
Under immediate supervision, assists in the engineering review of permit applications for construction in and along the waters and regulated floodplains of the state; inspects proposed and approved construction.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires a four year degree from an accredited college in engineering, or knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college in engineering. Emphasis on water resources and engineer in training license in Illinois is preferred.

Where to Apply: Loren Wobig, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 217.782.9130

Last Day to Apply: July 7, 2014

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Posted 6-25-14 (7-31-14)


Structural Engineer Job Description

Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. (ERA) is seeking a qualified individual to fill a Structural Engineer position in our Champaign or Warrenville, Illinois offices. The primary role of this position is to assist in the design of structural project elements including bridges, retaining walls, buildings, and other structures and to coordinate with other design professionals on a wide variety of transportation, infrastructure, and site development projects. Qualifications for the position include:

  • Professional registration as a Professional Engineer and a Structural Engineer in the State of Illinois or ability to acquire the same shortly after starting the position.
  • Experience in the design and construction of bridges, buildings, and other structures.
  • Experience on IDOT funded projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of IDOT specifications and structural design standards.
  • Experience with Microstation and GEOPAK CAD software is a plus.
  • Comfortable with client contact and coordination with review agencies and other project stakeholders.

If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Jake Wolf at jwolf@eraconsultants.com

About our Firm

Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. (ERA) is a consulting firm providing civil engineering, structural engineering, environmental science, and surveying services to clients throughout Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Our diverse clientele includes municipalities, park districts, forest preserve districts, sanitary districts, county agencies, state agencies and some private entities. We have more than two decades of experience identifying and working with a wide variety of local, state and federal funding sources. Our staff of professionals includes licensed professional engineers, structural engineers, surveyors, environmental scientists, certified floodplain managers and CAD/GIS specialists.

Our firm specializes in providing comprehensive services throughout the planning, design and construction phases of engineering and environmental assignments. The following is a partial listing of the primary types of projects that have been successfully completed by our firm.

  • Water Resource Projects – Master Plans, Watershed Studies, Ordinance/Guidance Manuals, Storm/Sanitary Modeling, Floodplain Mapping, Stream Restoration, Levee Certification, and CRS Services
  • Transportation Projects – Roadways, Intersections, Streetscape, Lighting and Parking Facilities
  • Infrastructure Projects – Sanitary Sewers, Storm Sewers, Water Mains, and Pumping Stations
  • Structural Projects – Bridges, Retaining Walls, Buildings and Structural Forensics
  • Environmental Projects – Wetland Facilities, Stream Bank Stabilization, Best Management Practices, and Natural Area Restoration
  • Recreational Projects – Riverwalks, Golf Courses, Bicycle and multi-use Trails and Community Parks
  • Surveying and Mapping Projects – Topographic Surveys, Boundary Surveys, Construction Layout and GIS Services
  • Construction Assistance – Full and/or part time Resident Engineering, Site Observation, Construction Administration and Record Drawing Submittals

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Posted 6-16-14 (7-31-14)


Project Manager Job Description

Globetrotters Engineering Corporation is currently looking to fill a Storm Water Engineer / Project Manager position. The primary role of this position is to be the leading project engineer on multiple project assignments and direct other design engineers at the firm. This position involves client contact and some assistance with proposal development when needed. Some of the expected qualifications and benefits for the position are included below.

  • Individual with strong knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic analysis, storm water management, storm water system design, detention/retention pond design, flood control studies, storm sewer design
  • Storm water management experience including permitting, through local, state, and federal agencies and proficiency with industry standard hydrologic/hydraulic programs (HEC-RAS, TR-20, Etc.)
  • Municipal engineering experience for infrastructure projects.
  • Project coordinator for client contact, scheduling tasks and interaction with reviewing agencies and other stakeholders. Ability to multi-task and take on multiple projects at a time
  • Good technical writing abilities
  • BSCE or MSCE
  • Illinois PE
  • CFM designation
  • Salary will commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package

About our Firm

Globetrotters Engineering Corporation (GEC) is a full-service architecture, engineering, and construction management firm founded in 1974. Providing services to both private and public sector clients, GEC’s services include architecture; mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, transportation, telecommunications, and fiber optic engineering; construction management; facility management; property management; program management; and information technology services. For more information, visit our web site www.gec-group.com

Interested individuals may apply or learn more by emailing hr@gec-group.com

Posted 4-24-14 (5-30-14)


Senior Project Engineer Job Description

Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. is currently looking to fill a Senior Project Engineer position. The primary role of this position is to be the leading project engineer on multiple project assignments and to mentor and direct other design engineers at the firm. This position involves client contact and some assistance with proposal development when needed. Some of the expected qualifications and benefits for the position are included below.

  • 7-20 years of experience
  • Stormwater experience including permitting, through local, state, and federal agencies and proficiency with industry standard hydrologic/hydraulic programs (HEC-RAS, TR-20, Etc.)
  • Municipal engineering experience for transportation and infrastructure projects.
  • Institutional and recreational development experience for state and local agencies.
  • Project coordinator for client contact, scheduling tasks and interaction with reviewing agencies and other stakeholders. Ability to multi-task and take on multiple projects at a time
  • Good technical writing abilities (examples of writing helpful)
  • Salary will commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package

About our Firm
Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. (ERA) is a consulting firm providing civil engineering, structural engineering, environmental science, and surveying services to clients throughout Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Our diverse clientele includes municipalities, park districts, forest preserve districts, sanitary districts, county agencies, state agencies and some private entities. We have more than two decades of experience identifying and working with a wide variety of local, state and federal funding sources. Our staff of professionals includes licensed professional engineers, structural engineers, surveyors, environmental scientists, certified floodplain managers and CAD/GIS specialists.

Our firm specializes in providing comprehensive services throughout the planning, design and construction phases of engineering and environmental assignments. The following is a partial listing of the primary types of projects that have been successfully completed by our firm.

  • Water Resource Projects – Master Plans, Watershed Studies, Ordinance/Guidance Manuals, Storm/Sanitary Modeling, Floodplain Mapping, Stream Restoration, Levee Certification, and CRS Services
  • Transportation Projects – Roadways, Intersections, Streetscape, Lighting and Parking Facilities
  • Infrastructure Projects – Sanitary Sewers, Storm Sewers, Water Mains, and Pumping Stations
  • Structural Projects – Bridges, Retaining Walls, Buildings and Structural Forensics
  • Environmental Projects – Wetland Facilities, Stream Bank Stabilization, Best Management Practices, and Natural Area Restoration
  • Recreational Projects – Riverwalks, Golf Courses, Bicycle and multi-use Trails and Community Parks
  • Surveying and Mapping Projects – Topographic Surveys, Boundary Surveys, Construction Layout and GIS Services
  • Construction Assistance – Full and/or part time Resident Engineering, Site Observation, Construction Administration and Record Drawing Submittals

Posted 4-20-14 (5-21-14)


CRS Specialist Position

Due to the continued growth of the Community Rating System (CRS) program, we currently have a need for a Flood Program Field Representative (CRS Specialist) located in the Illinois area. The CRS program is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

If you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and enjoy working in the field and meeting people, then this position is for you. The primary responsibilities involve visiting communities to collect flood information, preparing reports in accordance with established standards, and representing ISO at meeting involving community officials. This position involves travel.

To learn more, please find the link to the career page of our website: https://careers.verisk.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-9722&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any. This opening will close on 5/20/14.

Posted 4-20-14 (5-21-14)


Visiting Hydrologist

Division of Illinois State Water Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Division of Illinois State Water Survey has been a leader in the study of water resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science- based information and analysis necessary to manage our water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable environment.

We are seeking a Visiting Hydrologist to fill a position within the Water Quality Section. This position will work with Principal Investigators to conduct scientific research and analysis related to surface water resources.  Analyze environmental data, assist in the development of hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or water quality models, analyze model results, and prepare written material for project reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The successful applicant will join a team of engineers and scientists conducting applied research to support Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development. Responsibilities will include: 1) pre- and post-processing data for use with hydrologic, hydraulic, water quality and/or statistical models, 2) analyzing environmental data to detect trends and relationships, 3) creating GIS datasets and preparing map products, 4) preparing technical reports, and 5) applying hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or water quality models.

Required Education and Experience:  B.S. with 2 years relevant experience or M.S. in engineering, environmental sciences, or related field.  Required: Strong academic background in water resources engineering or related field; experience with GIS, specifically working with GIS tools or interfaces to develop model input, excellent language and communication skills, experience with statistics and data analyses, ability and desire to work in a team environment; ability to organize own work and meet deadlines. Very desirable: course work or work experience with models such as HSPF, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, QUAL2K, GWLF and/or CE-QUAL-W2; experience using models through the BASINS or MapShed framework; work experience in a team environment; technical writing experience.  Course work or work experience using hydrologic, hydraulic and/or water quality models is desired.

This is a visiting full-time position paid on a 12-month basis.  Position may become a regular position at a later date depending on funding and a programmatic need. 

Proposed start date: as soon as possible after close, or until a suitable candidate is identified.  Salary: is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment status:  12-month, academic professional position Application procedures:  Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, CV, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references must be received by March 30, 2014.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. 

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Hannah Dorsey at (217)333-4978 or hdorsey@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


 
 

 

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