Wight & Company, an award-winning Architecture/Engineering/Construction Management firm has an outstanding opportunity for a Sr. Structural Engineering Manager - Transportation to join our growing team.
Wight is seeking a senior level entrepreneurial-minded professional to grow our presence in the greater Chicagoland area, the state of Illinois, and the Midwest to capture structural engineering opportunities in this region. We are particularly interested in an individual who has past experience in developing and growing a bridge engineering practice, including: structural analysis and design; preparing plans, specifications, and estimates; geometric layout and planning of transportation structures; perform condition inspections of transportation structures; and prepare condition reports of transportation structures. The Structural Group Manager – Transportation will be responsible for expanding our relationships with existing clients, developing new clients, winning and executing structural engineering / bridge engineering projects, and growing our experience with federal, state, and local clients, including municipalities.
Existing clients include IDOT, ISTHA, CTA and CDOT. Target clients include MWRDGC, CDWM, collar county DOTs, and local municipalities. This person will identify project opportunities, identify strategic teaming partners, develop comprehensive scopes, negotiate fees, and lead and participate in interviews. They will also identify staff resource needs, assist in recruiting staff, and mentor/train existing staff.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
- P.E. license preferred; S.E. license is required
- 15+ years’ experience working with IDOT, Illinois Tollway, or comparable agencies
- Experience with Class I railroads a plus
- Proven ability to generate new business over their career
- Strong leadership skills
- Strong working knowledge of Microstation and GeoPak, or similar CADD experience
- Strong working knowledge of structural analysis software
Wight & Company offers excellent benefits and a wonderful work environment. For more information about our company, visit our website at www.wightco.com.
Wight & Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Wight & Company values diversity in our workforce. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please call us at 630.969.7000 and ask to speak with a Human Resources representative.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $140,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Vision insurance
We follow all CDC and State of Illinois guidelines and requirements
- Professional Engineer (Required)