Wood is currently seeking a motivated team player to fill the role of Mid - Level Transportation Structural Engineer. The position will be based in our Chicago, IL office located near O’Hare International Airport.
Wood Chicago is a leader in the Transportation industry, serving federal, state, and local DOT's. Wood has key contracts in place and a strong project portfolio presenting opportunities for rapid expansion of this practice. The Chicago Structural Engineering team is heavily focused on Transportation projects in Chicago and routinely provides support to offices throughout North America, working not only on Transportation projects, but in other Structural related disciplines as well. These disciplines include small building analysis / design, and a variety of miscellaneous structures supporting our Power, Industrial and Rail Clients. We are looking for a mid - level Structural Engineer who can take on large structural tasks with oversight from Senior Engineers, lead smaller tasks, and instruct entry - level engineers.
Our team is known for innovation and outstanding customer service and will continue to build on these values. This is a unique opportunity offering technical challenges, project leadership and potential for growth within a large, diverse, and dynamic firm offering solutions to local and international clients.
Primary responsibilities include the design of bridges and other transportation - related structures or structural elements; Other structural engineering tasks may relate to the rail or industrial sectors
Occasional site visits
Candidate will need to be able to perform analysis of bridge or other structural components as part of a larger and diverse design team under the supervision of a Senior Level Engineer
Develop design plans and specifications for use during construction and ensure all projects comply with applicable codes and regulations
Skills / Qualifications*
BS in Civil Engineering. Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering is desired
5 years + of related experience in the Transportation Industry
Experience on Illinois DOT and Illinois Tollway projects preferred
Primary focus is on Transportation structures, but Building structural design experience is considered an added asset
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Experience with A.A.S.H.T.O. Bridge Design code required
Experience with MicroStation software required
Registration as a licensed Illinois Professional Engineer (PE)would be considered an asset
Registration as a licensed Illinois Structural Engineer (SE) would be considered a strong asset
Experience with AutoCAD software would be considered an asset
Demonstrated ability to solve engineering problems
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy
Diversity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2021-85817
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