Construction Observation Field Technician / Resident Engineer

TWM is seeking an experienced field engineering professional with specialization in Transportation Engineering in downstate Illinois, to become a key member of our team.

Experience Level: At least 2 years in civil construction-related work, with emphasis in transportation/roadway projects

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, with the possibility of overtime

Location: Swansea, IL

Essential Job Functions:

  • Observe construction of roadway, pedestrian, and other transportation-related projects and water line projects representing project owner/TWM client to check that projects are built to plans and specifications
  • Perform construction materials and quantities documentation
  • As needed, undertake civil design, CAD drafting, or other tasks depending on candidate’s skills and experience

Qualifications Desired:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field is a plus
  • At least 2 years of experience in civil construction, preferably in roadways, streets, highways and/or water lines
  • Roadway project observation experience with one or more of the following entities is preferred:  IDOT, MoDOT, Local Public Agencies (municipal/township/county government) within the greater St. Louis area, along with an understanding of the policies and procedures of these owner entities
  • Previous experience in construction documentation and measuring
  • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities certification in Illinois or ability to acquire soon after hire
  • Knowledge of CMMS and/or ICORS IDOT-based documentation systems a plus
  • Strong coordination and communication skills, along with ability to work effectively with clients, contractors, and the public
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Bentley MicroStation with Geopak, PowerGeopak, OpenRoads, and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D software a plus

Benefits Summary:

Competitive salary and fringe benefits with exceptional bonus incentives. Starting salary is dependent upon personal knowledge, skill, and ability. Regular salary reviews and non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan, insurance, 401K, holidays, Paid Time Off, flexible schedules, flexible work location, and more.

TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil & Structural Engineering, Land Surveying and other Geospatial services. A 100% ESOP-owned company and Top Workplace, TWM’s structure allows you to reap the rewards of your hard work. Each employee becomes an owner through a gift of company stock and has a vested interest in seeing the company succeed. We are different from most employers—and from other ESOP companies. Come experience what makes TWM unique!

Application Instructions:

  • Visit How to Apply and follow the instructions.
  • Use the Application for Engineering positions.
  • Indicate “Application – Swansea RE” in the subject of your email.
  • If applicable, an unofficial transcript from your university’s online system can be e-mailed. Your transcript can be sent under separate cover if necessary
  • Apply early. Position will be filled as quickly as possible.

TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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