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Civil Engineering - Project Engineer I

As a Project Engineer I with Piggush Engineering, you will perform meaningful, hands-on, real world work throughout the local communities. The Project Engineer I will work with the Principal Engineer to assist  the design team on various site design and transportation related projects.

We have an exciting opportunity to hire and add to our team a talented Project Engineer I.

Under the leadership of the Principal Engineer, the Project Engineer I will assist with basic site and drainage designs while implementing sustainable site design principles. Related projects may include site grading and drainage plans, stormwater detention design and modeling, subdivision design, water and sewer system utility design, generation of flood study models and reports, assisting with roadway improvements. Assist with the preparation of local, state and federal permit applications. Provide the necessary project coordination and construction administration support on engineering projects that include construction inspection.

Essential Skills & Abilities

The functions performed by the Project Engineer I will vary by knowledge, but may include the following:

  • Assist with project tasks, including research, production of design plans and construction specifications
  • Assist in the preparation or modification of reports, cost estimates, plans and permits
  • Assist in reviewing and editing engineering plans, construction documents and specification mark-ups
  • Perform any necessary additional field work to verify and complete the design process
  • Perform necessary job site visits throughout design and construction process
  • Adaptive and ambitious personality which will work well in team situations as well as have the ability to work and adapt to situations as an individual with a varying degree of people and personalities.
  • Good interpersonal skills to ensure good communication with designers, engineers, and other

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Members may perform other duties to meet theongoing needs of the organization.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills to interact with Team Members and Clients.
  • Independent problem-solver and decision maker.
  • Flexibility to collaborate with others to solve problems.

Company Benefits

Piggush Engineering, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health & Dental Insurance, 401(k), PTO and paid Holidays.

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Survey Crew Chief

We have an exciting opportunity to hire and add to our team a talented Survey Crew Chief.

The Survey Crew Chief will work with the Survey Department Manager as well as all other pertinent team members to collect field data in order to generate a detailed visual representation of a surveyed location for a survey order or engineering project. If qualified, they may use computer design programs to sketch site designs, when needed, and collect relevant details from the field such as materials, dimensions, and industry appropriate standards.  Accurate field data must be obtained and kept in order to complete survey orders to the highest standards.

The Survey Crew Chief will work with the Survey Technician(s) to make accurate measurements and determine the necessary evidence required for boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth’s surface for engineering, mapmaking, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

Survey Crew Chief will need to observe, receive, and obtain information from all relevant sources.  Survey Crew Chief will also need to be able to collect scientific or technical data, read blueprints, read maps, read tape measures and technical drawings, research property records, obtain land survey data using surveying instruments, use computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Conduct survey field work in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Reference NAD 83 and NAVD 88 to important features and boundaries in survey areas, using total stations, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data in order to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
  • Adaptive and ambitious personality which will work well in team situations as well as have the ability to work as a one-person crew.
  • Has the capability and knowledge of reconnaissance to perform Boundary Surveys and ALTA/ASCM Land Title Surveys.
  • Good interpersonal skills to ensure good communication with designers, engineers, and other colleagues.
  • Understands topographic surveys and can recognize key features and structure during the process of field work.
  • Ability to perform construction staking/layout tasks.

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years of field land surveying experience and/or college education/degree preferred.
  • Strong written, oral, and graphical presentation skills
  • Independent problem-solver and decision maker
  • Be flexible and collaborative with others to problem solve

Company Benefits

Piggush Engineering, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health & Dental Insurance, 401(k), PTO and paid Holidays.

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CAD Technician I

Piggush Engineering is a full-service Civil Engineering firm that provides a wide range of civil infrastructure projects, construction management, and land surveying services to its clients. This includes, but not limited to, municipal engineering projects, roadway & transportation projects, site engineering & detention design, water & wastewater systems design, and land surveying record documents.

We have an exciting opportunity to hire and add to our team a talented CAD Technician I.

CAD Technician I Responsibilities:

  • Create CAD drawings and issue plans for construction
  • Collect and coordinate relevant data to incorporate into CAD drawings, schematics, maps, and
    plans
  • Draft boundary and topographical surveys for clients
  • Draft technical construction details.
  • Specify relevant annotation, dimensions, bill of materials, and general notations in plans.
  • Consistently work on technical and personal work skills through a talent development program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of classroom or work experience using AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong Graphical presentation skills
  • Firm grasp of 3D geometrics and Mathematics
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • High degree of detail orientation

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or certification in CAD Drafting
  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D or MicroStation
  • Knowledge in IDOT CAD standards
  • Knowledge in Land Surveying
  • Experience in GIS system software

Company Benefits:

Piggush Engineering, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health & Dental Insurance, 401(k), PTO and paid Holidays.

Job Details:

  • Full-time (40 Hours per Week) Monday – Friday, 7am-4pm (1-hour unpaid lunch)
  • Equal opportunity employer

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Construction Observer II

The Construction Observer II is responsible for the successful completion of construction projects. This position is responsible for understanding site engineering plans and project specifications, construction quality assurance, field quantity measurements and project documentation including written and photos. The Construction Observer II will serve as the onsite representative for the observation of contractor construction activities, including daily coordination with the contractor and other entities and the recommendation of acceptance of completed work.

Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Analyze site engineering plans and project specifications to monitor construction activities for compliance.
  • Perform observation of construction work for compliance with site engineering plans and contract documents.
  • Document field quantities of completed work preferred.
  • Administer change order and/or force account work and documentation related thereto.
  • Complete Inspector’s Daily Reports (IDRs) and other applicable documentation required for completed work.
  • Take daily progress photos.
  • Document any quality related issues and communicate with the responsible Project Engineer.
  • Good interpersonal skills to ensure good communication with contractors, engineers and other colleagues.
  • Ability to perform layout tasks and field verify elevations and slopes.
  • Ability to use digital laser levels in order to check hubs, and staked grades in the field.
  • Experience with Federal (FHWA) and State (IDOT) construction projects is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Federal (FHWA) and State (IDOT) material and documentation requirements is preferred.
  • Have the ability to submit monthly contract pay estimates, weekly RE progress reports based on the work completed and billed by the contractor.
  • Ability to coordinate with IDOT BLRS in order to coordinate final inspections.
  • Experience with completion of final pay estimates, final reports and IDOT audits is preferred.
  • Previous experience with IDOT personnel as well as IDOT and FHWA funded projects is preferred.

*NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Qualifications

A minimum of 4 years of construction and/or construction observation experience and/or college education/degree preferred.

Company Benefits

Piggush Engineering, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health & Dental Insurance, 401(k), PTO and paid Holidays.

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