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Farnsworth Group Construction Technician/Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Position: Construction Technician/Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Id: 1735

# of Openings: 1

Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification year after year! Farnsworth Group is a 130-year-old, employee-owned Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with more than 500 employees. We are offering employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Construction Technician/Engineer in one of our Northeastern IL offices in Chicago, Lisle, or Tinley Park, IL. Qualified candidates will perform construction engineering services in Central and Northern Illinois regions. You will have an opportunity to work in the field on Municipal Water and Wastewater projects.

Specific Requirements include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering Technology, or related field desired

  • 2+ years of related experience desired

  • IDOT or ISTHA Phase III experience desired

  • Active IDOT Documentation Certification, desired or willingness to obtain within 6 months

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation and/or third-party design software helpful but not required

  • Skills with documentation requirements and inspection procedures

  • Must be willing to work outside in various weather conditions

  • Some travel will be required

  • Attention to detail, both on plans and in construction work

  • Able to read and interpret plans and be able to verify plan intent in the field

  • Able to develop relationships and communicate with clients

  • Encourages and supports a safety-oriented culture

  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record required

  • Positive work ethic

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/ or move up to 75 pounds

  • Work requires lifting, stooping, bending, stretching, walking, standing, climbing, pushing, pulling, and other physical exertion

    Essential Functions:

  • Visits various construction sites to provide quality control on construction projects by ensuring plans and specifications are being adhered to by contractors and are in compliance with local/state regulations

  • Reviews plans on constructability in conjunction with the engineers and project managers

  • Attends meetings with clients and project manager to convey and/or receive information

  • Monitors contractor construction schedules to ensure projects are completed within established timelines

  • Observes testing required by contract documents to record and prepare reports

  • Prepares written materials to document activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Professional Development and Training

  • Mentoring Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

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Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.