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Senior Engineering Technician

J.A. Watts
Rosemont, IL 60018
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J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees like family at every level of our company. Our family culture is what we're known for, and we work to stay true to who we are. That's how we manage our projects and how we recruit THE Best People in our industry. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do we, which makes us stronger together.

This role is responsible for onsite and reporting support on various projects including documentation, field inspection, and project reports. This role will focus on technology-focused projects supporting Tollway, IDOT, and private industry. Travel will be required to project sites including travel to the Gary Indiana Airport area.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor onsite activities for projects across multiple disciplines and companies
  • Act as inspector on job sites following contract guidelines and project specifications
  • Includes role as a hands-on Field Technician
  • Review a variety of engineering data to determine requirements to meet engineering objectives; may calculate design data; prepare layouts, detailed specifications, procedures, etc.
  • Initiate action as needed to ensure projects follow contract and compliance obligations
  • Conduct standardized tests for multiple projects and report out on results to project teams
  • Gather and maintain data including testing results and drawings
  • Schedule and attend job meetings
  • Assemble and distribute meeting minutes
  • Provide support to the Project Team to help ensure that project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Perform other duties as required/directed
  • An Associate's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience, preferably in engineering, project, or construction management; transportation and construction industries preferred
  • Experience working with wired and wireless communications systems is required
  • Experience working with agencies, including Tollway and IDOT is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, work and communicate effectively in a team environment, and meet deadlines
  • Experience using MS Office suite, Microstation or AutoCAD and industry-related project management software

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options for employee and family
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options available
  • Company-provided group life, short and long-term disability, and voluntary life options
  • Matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Student debt repayment resources available
  • ID Theft protection
  • Professional development and tuition assistance
  • Company-sponsored social events

EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled


Posted: 2023-03-02 Expires: 2023-04-02

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