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Transportation Engineering Manager: Joliet, Illinois

Our Company:
Growing, employee owned, professional, award winning, multi-discipline organization that is licensed to provide professional civil engineering, structural engineering, architectural design and professional land surveying services. We have a talented and diversified staff of more than 50 full-time employees and have been in business over 75 years!

Our Joliet Office:
Our Joliet office focuses on Illinois, municipal transportation projects in Will County especially work for the Illinois DOT (IDOT) including traffic signal and roadway design and ADA compliance projects. Currently, we are only a small staff of 3 at this new office including General manager, Senior Tech/Senior CAD designer and Junior Engineer. However, we will be growing rapidly due to all the ongoing projects in the area.

Your Duties:
We need an in-house transportation engineering expert to design and manage multiple Phase 1 and Phase 2 design projects with varying deadlines including:

  1. Full project responsibilities ranging from: a) meeting key public works leaders and senior managers and elected officials at the county, township, city and village levels in and around Joliet and Will County to uncover and develop Phase 1 conceptual designs through b) developing Phase 2 final designs.
  2. Traffic signals, traffic studies and other traffic related tasks.
  3. Working closely with the GM, who has many connections with the Joliet Planning Department director and staff, to land key projects and handle the traditional roadway and traffic signal design involved. The key is Joliet is getting close to prioritizing bike trail connections, pedestrian improvements and street network efficiency improvements in the downtown area. We will be working to handle this engineering design for Joliet.
  4. Tollway work (Caveat: we don’t currently handle any tollway work. We are looking to this new person to handle our tollway experience, which will allow us to move to the next level with IDOT and go after more types of tollway projects).
  5. Working closely with the GM to handle the bids, land the project and manage the project and design for a third airport in eastern Will County including design for transportation and airport infrastructure.
  6. ADA compliance.

Why Open?
We are rapidly expanding our office in Will County to handle many ongoing projects. Additionally, we need a transportation engineering expert to help us grow and run the department. Finally, we need someone for the General Manager to groom and to take over as GM when he retires.

Desired Background:

  1. PE license in Illinois
  2. At least 4 years (the more the better) solid transportation engineering experience on a wide range of projects.
  3. Strong Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) experience.
  4. New traffic design experience (e.g. signals, intersections, traffic studies).
  5. Tollway experience.
  6. Know ADA compliance (esp. for municipalities) including sidewalks and street work.
  7. B.S. Civil Engineering (or similar engineering field).
  8. Ability to grow this office and bring in new clients.

What We Can Offer:

  1. Chance to be an owner in an employee owned company!
  2. Excellent salary.
  3. Straight overtime pay over 40 hours per week!
  4. Excellent Benefits.
  5. Groomed over the next 5 years to become the General Manager when he retires.
  6. Will County is one of the fastest growing areas in Illinois with a lot of opportunity for growth professionally.
  7. Chance to meet and work directly with decision makers as opposed to taking orders from someone who is doing that at a larger firm.
  8. Work at a professional firm, but not have to commute to downtown Chicago.
  9. Small, growing office that will be adding more staff.
  10. Responsibility to coach and mentor younger employees
  11. Culture of collaboration across offices and departments
  12. Tuition assistance or seminar courses for employees for managerial techniques

Please Contact Our Retained Consultant For More Details:
Scott Sargis at (312) 944-4000 or [email protected]

Traffic Signal Design Engineer: Joliet, Illinois


  1. Have strong traffic engineering experience including traffic signal design (e.g. signals, traffic studies)
  2. Want to be a part of a newly-expanded engineering office for us and BE REWARDED FOR IT?


We are:

A growing, award winning, multi-discipline, engineering, architectural design and professional land surveying organization with over 75 years experience and multiple sites in the Midwest. We need a transportation engineering expert to help us grow and manage our recently opened and expanded Joliet office.

What We Can Offer:

  1. Multiple projects and full project responsibilities.
  2. Chance to be an owner in an engineer driven employee owned company!
  3. Excellent salary.
  4. Straight overtime pay over 40 hours per week!
  5. Excellent Benefits.

Please Contact Our Retained Consultant For More Details:

Scott Sargis at (312) 944-4000 or [email protected]