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HBK Engineering, LLC Senior Engineer - Civil in Chicago and Oak Brook, Illinois

HBK Engineering is searching for a Licensed Professional Civil Engineer with project management experience. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary and growth potential.


  • Lead a project team consisting of engineers, designers, and field personnel involved in the concept design, modification, analysis and construction of public and private infrastructure.

  • Work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of engineering and construction related issues.

  • Act as a team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of municipal and private work.

  • Prepare, review and/or approve proposals, contracts or cost estimates.

  • Negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with sub-consultants, and clients.

  • Perform and/or oversee designs for a variety of civil engineering projects including private development, municipal and institutional projects, utility expansion, and sustainable practices.

  • Lead efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.

  • Coordinate design activities to ensure construction will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements.

  • Interface with vendors to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications for client recommendations.

  • Mentor young engineers and designers, leading project teams while developing staff.

  • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements.

  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.

  • Travel Required as needed.


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree required from ABET accredit institution.

  • Professional Engineering License in IA with the ability to get reciprocity in other states as required.

  • 5-10 years of experience.

  • Demonstrated 3 or more years of experience in leading an engineering design team through all phases of project designs.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or MicroStation.

  • Construction experience.

  • Exposure to survey practices.

Offers contingent upon satisfactory results from our standard background check and receipt of results of a satisfactory drug screening test from a location specified by HBK.