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Civil Engineer


Northbrook, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Seeking a Civil Engineer for a Direct Hire, permanent employment opportunity in Northbrook, IL. The Civil Engineer works as a drafting team workflow supervisor and provides strong technical knowledge of MicroStation CAD drafting software. Direction and feedback are provided by engineers on the project team, and the Civil Engineer completes moderate to complex drafting assignments independently, while providing direction and QC support to other drafting staff.


· Produce high-quality, accurate construction documents or shop drawings for the repair and rehabilitation of various bridge structures and infrastructure systems.

· Develop preliminary and final drawings using the information derived from existing structural drawings, including hand produced drawings dating back to the early 1900’s, backgrounds, and/or rough layouts, and with assistance from the project team.

· Receive field notes, sketches, drawing markups in electronic format, or verbal instructions from engineers and assigns drafting tasks to other members of the drafting team.

· Review completed drafting assignments from other team members for accuracy and completeness.

· Take hand-drawings or electronic drawing markups as 2-D sketches and generate additional views from 3-D space.

· Translate complicated markups into well laid out CAD sheets following applicable CAD standards and to appropriate scale.

· Maintain project and drafting deliverable schedules.

· Set follow-up tasks and establish backlog for drafting team.

· Perform detailed dimensional checks against sketches and existing drawings, bill of material checks, quantity takeoffs, and basic and complex layouts.

· Provide feedback to Project Managers regarding use of standard Department of Transportation details during the design process.

· Make suggestions or improvements to details with engineering staff, and is able to identify conflicts and interferences.

· Manage the use of DOT specific plot styles, pen tables, fonts, and drawing borders in MicroStation software.

· Maintain local CAD standards, sets up client CAD standards, catalogs and organizes standard details, and serve as a mentor for other staff as it relates to CAD.

· Maintain up to date knowledge of industry trends and new technologies.

· Propose and implement changes to workflow to improve efficiency.

· Is familiar with and able to learn/ identify new digital delivery methods for project files.

Contact the Recruiter:
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John Dewar
Sr Talent Advisor
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John Dewar
Sr Talent Advisor
(847) 692-0624
(847) 692-0624
From the initial phone call up to the first day on the job and after, John was there guiding and coaching me throughout the process. I could not ask anything more from a professional recruiter. He was courteous, polite, and very knowledgeable.
– Victor B.
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