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
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. Please view the following links for more information - EEO, EEO Supplement, and Pay Transparency.
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About Wight & Company
Wight is an Integrated services company with solutions for the built environment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the design professionals at Wight & Company draw our creativity from your vision. We weave our expertise into the design response, developing an appropriate architectural expression to the wants and needs of our clients, and the physical context of each individual assignment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the professional engineers at Wight & Company leverage our expertise to support and enhance the clients’ vision. We plan, calculate and execute with precision, resulting in superior infrastructure, transportation and development solutions. In partnership with your design team or as a sole source integrated design builder, Wight Construction is a professional project delivery partner. The people, systems and processes we provide are unmatched in sophistication and reliability. This expertise includes LEED™ AP construction managers, who provide leadership for projects with sustainable characteristics. From minor renovation work, to multi-phase major rehabilitation, to major new construction assignments, clients rely upon Wight for a partnership that delivers re...sults, both in terms of the process as well as the built environment. Sustainable design and construction practices benefit clients, their end users and the world at the same time – and Wight considers them for each project. We’ve been practicing sustainability since the receiving one of the first Pilot Project certifications implemented under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating.