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Jacobs Civil Engineer-Water Main Construction (Water Main Coordinating Engineer) in Chicago, Illinois

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Your Impact:

The CTR Joint Venture provides program management, engineering and construction management services to the Chicago Department of Water Management (CDWM) in Chicago, Illinois. As part of the CTR program team supporting the CDWM Capital Improvement Program, CTR oversees inspection of water main and street restoration.

The primary responsibility of the Water Main Coordinating Engineer is to provide support to the construction inspection team for water main construction and street restoration as part of the CDWM water main replacement program. Functioning as the central point of communication between CDWM, CTR and the construction contractor for resolution of technical issues during construction.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BS Construction Managemen, BS Civil Engineering, or related

  • Demonstrated engineering and construction experience in water/wastewater or transportation engineering, utility engineering, construction and/or project engineering, and/or general civil engineering/construction for public infrastructure design and construction

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Experience in ability to interpret construction drawings, utility records and maps

  • Attention to detail in assuring deliverables are aligned with applicable City policies and standards

  • Ability to meet project and task deadlines

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Windows, Word, Outlook, and Excel

  • Understanding of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project

  • Ability to commute to/from multiple work sites

Ideally You'll Also Have:

  • CCM (Certified Construction Manager), EIT (Engineer-in-Training) certification, or Illinois PE (Professional Engineer) license

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