Wight & Company is a leading Design firm that has been rated by the Chicago Tribune as one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces! Our mission is to implement high design projects that holistically embrace sustainable design principles. Wight is currently in search of a Transportation Project Design Engineer with a strong professional drive with great passion and self-direction, to join our collaborative and engaging Transportation practice.
Assist with planning and design for roadways
Perform analysis and design calculations in accordance with applicable design codes
Prepare 3D models of proposed designs
Prepare 2D construction plans from 3D designs
Prepare contract specifications and special provisions
Perform & organize quantity calculations
Respond to RFIs and review Shop Drawings
Attend project meetings with clients
Participate in professional societies
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering
E. license preferred; ability to obtain license is required
3+ years’ experience working with DOT, Illinois Tollway, or comparable transportation agencies
Strong working knowledge of Microstation and GeoPak, or similar CADD experience
GIS knowledge a plus
Wight & Company offers excellent benefits and a wonderful work environment. For more information about our company, visit our website at www.wightco.com. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to HR@wightco.com.
Internal Number: TPDE
About Wight & Company
Wight is an Integrated services company with solutions for the built environment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the design professionals at Wight & Company draw our creativity from your vision. We weave our expertise into the design response, developing an appropriate architectural expression to the wants and needs of our clients, and the physical context of each individual assignment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the professional engineers at Wight & Company leverage our expertise to support and enhance the clients’ vision. We plan, calculate and execute with precision, resulting in superior infrastructure, transportation and development solutions. In partnership with your design team or as a sole source integrated design builder, Wight Construction is a professional project delivery partner. The people, systems and processes we provide are unmatched in sophistication and reliability. This expertise includes LEED™ AP construction managers, who provide leadership for projects with sustainable characteristics. From minor renovation work, to multi-phase major rehabilitation, to major new construction assignments, clients rely upon Wight for a partnership that delivers re...sults, both in terms of the process as well as the built environment. Sustainable design and construction practices benefit clients, their end users and the world at the same time – and Wight considers them for each project. We’ve been practicing sustainability since the receiving one of the first Pilot Project certifications implemented under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating.