Sr Civil Engineer | Farnsworth Group Inc

Posted on May 2, 2024

Join us and grow your career with a certified Great Place to Work for the last eight years running. We are a team of Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Scientists committed to making meaningful contributions to the world around us. Our quest for excellence goes beyond the ordinary; we seek extraordinary people who want to showcase their talents and join us in making a difference for our clients and communities. You will be part of a collaborative group that champions your career and passions, embraces challenges, understands the importance of work-life balance, and shares our commitment in making a positive impact through your work. 

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Sr. Civil Engineer in our Champaign, IL office.  In this role, you will be responsible for providing our private owners and municipal clients with cost effective, user friendly, and attractive developments as well as developing new client relationships. 

Job Activities:

  • Plan, design and manage a variety of owner driven civil engineering projects
  • Organize and complete projects from inception to completion
  • Support internal and external clients on Land Development related projects
  • Collaborate with other Farnsworth Group disciplines and client consultants
  • Balance internal and external project schedules and staffing
  • Prepare project proposals
  • Assist with business development efforts
  • Assist the professional growth and development of Junior staff 

Specific Requirements:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • 20+ years of civil engineering experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License required, Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) a plus
  • Strong team player that can manage and contribute to several projects simultaneously
  • Strong background in site design for both greenfield and redevelopment projects
  • Strong background and working knowledge of IDOT Standard Specifications and requirements
  • Extensive experience with municipal/development related transportation projects 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sanitary sewer, water line and storm water management design experience a plus
  • Ability to effectively manage clients and participate in business development activities
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience
  • Contract and negotiating skills 

About Farnsworth Group

Farnsworth Group is an award winning, employee-owned engineering, architecture, and surveying firm with more than 500 employees located in nearly 30 offices nationwide. We are ranked among the nation’s top design firms with clients ranging from small communities to some of the world’s largest brands. Our success is the direct result of our talented people, unwavering passion, and exceptional performance. Together, we collaborate with clients to define what matters most to them and strive to move them forward with proven solutions.  We do this by focusing on our mission that centers on championing our clients’ successes, advancing our communities, and embracing the challenges of a changing world. 

A Great Place to Work Certified

For eight consecutive years, Farnsworth Group has earned the esteemed certification as a Great Place to Work; our employees are the reason why!  Annually, our staff engages in a survey administered by the Great Place to Work organization that delves into employee perceptions about credibility, respect, pride, fairness, and camaraderie. Those results are benchmarked against the nation’s leading companies, and only those top performers gain the Great Place to Work certification. The invaluable insights from the survey have played a pivotal role in further shaping our work environment and fostering a culture to make Farnsworth Group an even greater place to work. 

Featured benefits and perks include:

  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Mentoring Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements
  • Pet Insurance Plan
  • Hybrid Work Program

Farnsworth Group appreciates that flexibility and work-life balance are an important aspect in the careers and lives of our employees. Our Hybrid Work Program offers employees a flexible work arrangement while contributing to the culture and success of the Company. 

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion: 

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together. 

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer. 



United States

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please Apply Online by clicking on the link below

or visit the Farnsworth Group website at and click on the careers link. 

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