Transportation Multi-Modal Engineer

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Transportation Multi-Modal Engineer


Wight & Company, an award-winning Architecture, Engineering and Construction Management firm, is seeking a Transportation Multi-modal Engineer in our Chicago location! Are you an energetic and entrepreneurial professional with excellent people skills? Then we would like to talk to you about joining our team! Wight’s work environment requires dedication, flexibility, enthusiasm, analytical thinking, and desire for continual learning focused on anticipating the needs of clients. 


Responsibilities

  • Perform planning analysis for complete streets projects or multi-modal transportation facilities
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Prepare plans, special provisions and estimates
  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and with clients to assess and solve challenging transportation issues
  • Assess existing and future conditions and develop planning level alternatives to address specific problems and needs
  • Evaluate effectiveness of alternatives based on impacts, costs, benefits and other evaluation criteria and make recommendations accordingly
  • Participation in professional industry organizations

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in multi-modal engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois P.E. required
  • Experience in complete streets design
  • Experience planning or designing for pedestrian facilities, bikeways, and/or trail projects
  • Knowledge of state, county, and local transportation design requirements required
  • Strong attention to detail a must
  • Ability to interact with multiple agencies and stakeholders professionally and effectively
  • Experience in innovative project planning
  • Proficiency in MicroStation, Microsoft Office Suite, HCS 2010 required; Synchro, ArcGIS and other traffic modeling software knowledge a plus
  • Strong desire to enhance mobility for all users

We offer competitive benefits, employee mentorship, a friendly work culture and a great office environment to work in. Please forward your resume in Word or PDF format to (email hidden; JavaScript is required) for immediate consideration.