Transportation Engineer – Springfield, Illinois

Transportation Engineer – Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, Illinois Office

WHKS has a great opportunity available for a professional engineer with transportation design experience in the Illinois market.  The candidate will use their knowledge and expertise in the design and management of transportation and related projects.

WHKS strives to provide a flexible, supportive, and collaborative workplace where individuals can utilize and develop their strengths and pursue their interests in Civil Engineering.  WHKS offers excellent compensation and benefits, as well as work schedule flexibility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Layout, analysis and design of roadways and drainage systems of streets and highways for state, county, and municipal client in accordance with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) procedures.
  • Preparation of plans and specifications for roadway and drainage projects using Bentley OPENROADS or GEOPAK.
  • Prepare quantity calculations, geometric calculations, traffic analyses, Phase I Reports and other analyses and reports required by IDOT.
  • Provide oversight and supervision to junior engineers engaged in roadway and drainage design, layout, and plan preparation.
  • Provide oversight of CADD technicians to ensure work is done properly and accurately.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois or ability to obtain within 60 days
  • 5 or more years of professional engineering experience on transportation projects.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Illinois DOT publications, particularly design manuals