Burns & McDonnell Assistant Civil Engineer - Aviation & Federal (Multiple Locations) in Downers Grove, Illinois
The Assistant Civil Engineer will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer to assist project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations, and redevelopments on a variety of projects. The Assistant Civil Engineer will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting civil plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.
Project work includes site development of a wide range of military facilities and/or design of airfield infrastructure type projects including runways, taxiways, and aprons for military, commercial or municipal clients. Some specific tasks of a civil engineer include but are not limited to:
Master planning and designing airports and federal installations.
Designing all elements of site development and supporting infrastructure including airfield layout and orientation, facility layout and orientation, vehicular access, pedestrian access, and stormwater management.
Maintaining corporate technical expertise for design, construction, and evaluation for flexible and rigid pavement.
Designing utility systems to support federal facilities, aviation facilities, and fuel system facilities.
Managing construction of airfield pavements and other airport improvement projects.
Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Civil or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.
Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Involvement on campus or in the community.
Basic knowledge in standard civil engineering techniques, principles and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
Basic computer skills (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, BIM (Revit), Civil 3D, PLS, PLS-CADD, RISA-3D, MathCADD), and civil analysis programs.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.
Job Civil Engineering
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Other Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 212882