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Farnsworth Group Project Engineer in Lisle, Illinois

Position: Project Engineer

Location: Lisle, IL

Job Id: 1360

# of Openings: 1

Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification year after year! Farnsworth Group is a 130-year-old, employee-owned Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with more than 500 employees. We are offering employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Project Engineer for Municipal Services in either our Tinley Park or Lisle, IL offices. In this role, you will be focused on water/wastewater/stormwater management as well as the planning, design, and management of various civil engineering projects.

Job Activities:

  • Prepare project proposals and help business development efforts

  • Support Municipal related project development

  • Attend council/board meetings as needed

  • Manage projects from inception to completion

  • Develop and maintain relationships with state and local authorities.

  • Seek funding for existing and potential client’s water resource projects.

  • Produce and/or oversee watershed and master plan studies.

  • Provide conceptual design of storm water BMP’s.

  • Oversee and execute permits such as IDNR NPDES, IDNR floodplains, and USACE wetlands.

  • Sanitary sewer planning and design

  • Watermain planning and design

  • Site plans for municipal facilities

  • Preparation of regulator reporting to County, State, and Federal agencies

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • 3+ years of municipal/water/wastewater/site civil engineering experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License

  • Enthusiasm for business development

  • Ability to work both in the office and make site visits

  • Experience working with state and local authorities preferred

  • Experience with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) or DuPage County Stormwater Management Department preferred

  • Thorough familiarity with Illinois EPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) permitting processes preferred

  • Experience and understanding of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Letter of Map Change (LOMC) programs and procedures a plus

  • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills

Hybrid Work Program:

Farnsworth Group appreciates that the workplace environment is ever evolving and recognizes that flexibility and work-life balance are an important aspect in the careers and lives of our employees. Our Hybrid Work Program seeks to offer employees a flexible work arrangement which also contributing to the culture and success of the Company.

Featured benefits and perks include:

  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Professional Development and Training

  • Mentoring Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

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Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.