CaliChi Design Group prides itself in our ability to embrace technology to provide reliable and responsive service and technically sound engineering design across the United States. We don’t observe lines on maps, unfamiliar regulatory environments or agencies, or diverse practice areas as hindrances, but rather opportunities to learn new skills as we serve our Clients’ development needs. We value both technical capabilities along with attention to plan set aesthetics. We understand the big picture, but focus on the details as we utilize Infrastructure Design Suite (Civil 3D, Infraworks, Revit) on every project regardless of size.
CaliChi Design Group is looking for a civil engineer in training to join our Chicago, IL office.
The job offers the candidate the opportunity to utilize and expand his/her civil engineering skills while working with a team in the design and analysis of a variety of land development projects both urban and suburban.
Your responsibilities may include the following:
Prepare calculations relating to storm water drainage, sanitary sewer systems and disposal fields, domestic and fire protection water system modeling and analysis, and grading, drainage, and earthwork, to support design and permitting
Prepare technical specifications to define construction requirements
Prepare site layout, grading, and drainage designs that complement the Architect’s and Client’s vision, but are both technically sound and qualify for regulatory permits
Design storm sewer systems, roads, trackwork, and ponds
Work with Designers and Principals to accurately portray designs in models and drawings
Review shop drawings, material submittals, and other vendor documentation for conformity with plans and specifications
Meet Owners, Architects, and Contractors on construction sites to provide real time interpretation and coordination of design drawings
Prepare proposals for new projects with both new and existing Clients
Limited travel required.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
0 - 4 years of relevant experience, including engineering internship or co-op work experience
EIT certification or the ability to quickly obtain certification
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
Highly organized, detail-driven and conscientious
Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3-D is, at a minimum, preferred but not required
Working knowledge of MS Office
Valid Driver’s License
Must be able to work in the United States without sponsorship
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About CaliChi Design Group
Calichi Design Group (CDG) is a civil engineering design and consulting firm focused on providing high quality design, a high level of service, and an exceptional client experience for public and private clientele in the Retail, Mixed Use, Corporate, Healthcare, Research, Education, and Transportation Markets across the United States. CDG prides itself in our ability to embrace technology to provide reliable and responsive service and technically sound engineering design country wide. We don’t observe borders or regulations as hindrances, but opportunities to learn new skills as we serve our Clients’ development needs.