Our Chicago office is seeking an experienced licensed (IL) Structural Engineer to lead our structural practice. The candidate will be responsible for managing the design of a variety of project assignments with a focus on client relations and the design on Illinois highway and transportation related structures. The ideal candidate will manage projects and the team from conception to construction. They would also mentor, train and develop less experienced staff, also support and oversee the preparation of construction documents. Our structural team consists of about 10 structural engineers divided between two office locations (downtown Chicago, and Bolingbrook, IL). The ideal candidate can reside at either office but we prefer the Chicago office. If the candidate prefers our Bolingbrook office, they would be expected to commute to our Chicago location at least twice per week.
Strong leadership skills and project management experience to lead a department
Strong technical background in the design of transportation related structural designs such as railroad and highway structures (bridge design)
The ability to analyze design, plan and manage installations
Demonstrate the ability to work with a multi- functional team and be a results oriented leader
The candidate must have an active Illinois Structural Engineer license
About Knight E/A, Inc.
Knight specializes in a wide variety of engineering and architecture planning, design and management projects. With more than 140 professionals trained in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, construction engineering and architectural services, Knight is able to provide innovative design and management solutions to both public and private clients from our offices in Chicago, Springfield and Bolingbrook, Illinois and from our Onalaska, Wisconsin locations. Knight’s experienced staff coupled with first-class customer service ensures that we are consistently called upon to provide our clients with high-quality projects that exceed their expectations.