Engineering Associate

Engineering Chicago, Illinois


Description

At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaning work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston is seeking an Engineering Associate to support and assist Weston’s senior technical and other management staff.

Location: West Chicago, IL

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering, plus a minimum of 3 to 4 years related experience.
  • EIT certification preferred, but not necessary.
  • Experience with water, wastewater, and remediation design and construction projects.
  • Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Willing to travel locally and have a valid driver's license.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software and CAD programs including Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD. Understanding of Bentley MicroStation and ERSI Arc Map a plus.
  • Effective at communicating with colleagues, vendors, and subcontractors. Must be able to explain scopes of work (RFP) and obtain quotes from vendors.
  • Able to work effectively in group settings.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Effective writing skills to assist with report writing, proposal preparation, and engineering/construction cost estimates.
  • Working knowledge of engineering design and modeling software.
  • Member of professional organization suited to the specific practice area.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Implement and conduct field activities including surveying, remedial investigations, laboratory and field studies, and collection of environmental samples. Perform field assignments including resident engineering activities, construction observation, and site inspections. Prepare daily QC reports, maintain field notes and photo documentation as required.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data related to environmental (including water, wastewater, geotechnical, and hydrogeological) studies and remediation and construction activities.
  • Perform various engineering related calculations, analyses, and interpretation of complex information in the application of the basic design criteria to support environmental remediation, water, and wastewater treatment, and other construction projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering designs, including plans, specifications, and reports.
  • Assist in the procurement of equipment vendors and contractors.
  • Collaborate and work with CAD technicians, field technicians, designers, and other team personnel to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Assist the lead Project Engineers and Program Manager in estimating and tracking project costs.
  • Coordinate the preparation of data tabulation/evaluation and reports. Assist in coordination of report production and development of engineering designs and specifications. Perform quality control (QC) checks.

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off to include holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.