Civil Engineer 2

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Chicago, IL, United States

Phone: 312 / 322-8914
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Civil Engineer 2


Chicago, IL 


$74,475.00 - $114,436.00

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Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.

Reporting to the Director, Civil/Structural Design, the Civil Engineer 2 functions at the intermediate professional engineering level and is responsible for performing all aspects of civil engineering assignments and developing detail design calculations and sketches  for the construction of various civil projects.

Evaluate and provide recommendations concerning consultant construction designs and specifications on construction projects to ensure feasibility and compliance with Metra's guidelines, funding requirements, and industry standards.

Collaborate with management to resolve technical developments involving design plans, scheduling conflicts, and staffing that involve other Metra departments or outside agencies.
Inspect work-in-progress on large scale projects to ensure workmanship conforms to design plans and specifications and adhere to construction schedules.

Ensure all documentation confirming projects meet quality control and quality assurance guidelines as set forth in the Consultant Design Quality Management Plan is complete.

Prepare modification of reports, specifications, plans, and construction schedules related to railroad construction projects. 

Incumbents work under both inside and outside environmental conditions under prevailing conditions of heat, cold, rain, and snow.