Sr. Project Engineer / Civil Task Lead

    • HNTB Corp
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 53 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
Part Time


Training and development
Proposal writing
Project delivery
Project development
Knowledge base

Job Details

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

Join HNTB Chicago as a Sr. Project Engineer/Task Lead! Our office has an extensive history delivering exciting and complex transportation projects for area clients like IDOT, CDOT, CDA, and Metra. Our 240+ professionals located in the greater Illinois area create an office dynamic rich in diversity and development, backed by leadership committed to sustaining an equitable and inclusive culture. This position is your opportunity to expand your career my working and managing others on some of the most significant and challenging projects in the field. Join and established team of engineers, designers, and technicians that values you and your skills and have some fun while doing it! Our Illinois office also offers many exciting employee and community engagement opportunities through our employee led people committee dedicated to community involvement, employee development and social engagement.

What You'll Do:
  • Uses senior-level technical expertise to consider broad range of engineering solutions.
  • Responsible for the discipline-specific planning, work distribution, and leadership and adherence to the schedule, and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
  • Develops scope of work and level of effort and manages adherence to scope and budget on complex or unusual engineering projects within discipline.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team's work within the technical discipline.
  • Provides technical guidance and mentoring to team members to achieve overall project objectives on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Coordinates technical aspects of the project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline on complex or unusual engineering projects.
  • Leads discipline delivery on larger, multi-disciplinary projects. Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
  • Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work for other disciplines on multi-discipline projects on complex or unusual engineering projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 8 years of relevant experience, or
  • Master's degree in Engineering and 7 years of relevant experience, or
  • PhD in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience

What You'll Bring:
  • Shows excellent technical knowledge and quality work in multiple discipline projects.
  • Prioritizes tasks and displays accountability to the project team to deliver projects that are of high quality, on-time, and within budget and scope.
  • Demonstrates vision beyond the task at hand and anticipates risks and effects of their actions.
  • Understands and supports the objectives that are responsible for successful project delivery, recognizing how multiple disciplines influence project development
  • Applies an accrued knowledge base to innovate project efficiencies.
  • Uses refined technical skills to identify problems, develop appropriate solutions, and make good decisions, knowing what tools to use for effective solutions and optimal outcomes on projects.

What We Prefer:
  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) depending on discipline

Additional Information

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Chicago, IL


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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Part time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-20670
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