Job Description CKL ENGINEERS, LLC is a professional civil engineering consulting company providing civil design and sustainable roadway, bridge, transit and airport construction management and inspection services. Our open brick concept, loft- styled modern office is located in the heart of the industrial neighborhood of River West Chicago. CKL is involved in a variety of projects, from local roads to high-traffic highways, airport runways to community projects that spur economic development in blighted areas. WE ARE SEEKING a talented team member to fill the role of Field Engineer The role of a Field Engineer involves gathering the necessary field information regarding transit construction projects and other associated facilities. The Field Engineer will assist in obtaining, evaluating and coordinating all information needed to construct the project in accordance with the contract documents. The person in this role will assure that all construction work meets all safety standards, is within schedule requirements and is constructed to the highest level of quality possible. This role may require making decisions in a timely and professional manner, while demonstrating a complete understanding of the business operation. This role may require traveling to multiple locations/sites. The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail-orientated, organized, proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and have the ability to read and interpret construction project drawings and specifications. Must be able to work in a team environment. Specific work elements
• Performs detailed measurements, notes and pictures of the proposed transit construction locations/sites • Obtains accurate distances and necessary field data using a measuring wheel, range finder, pole stick or other outside plant engineering tools • Reviews contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to ensure proper coordination and installation • Adheres to safety guidelines set forth by CKL Engineers and CTA • Attends onsite meetings as directed by CKL Engineers and CTA • Attends training sessions to maintain and build upon skill, knowledge and performance levels • Assists with the preparation of Daily Construction Reports (DCRs) and Inspector Daily Reports (ID Rs) • Assists in the maintenance of contract documents and electronic web-based documents for field operations • Assists all employees in all areas of the project assigned
• B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field is required • Minimum (5) years of experience in performing field engineering duties preferably in transit construction projects of comparable scope and size • Experience working on at least (1) CTA project is preferred • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word and Primavera P6, AutoCAD is a plus
About CKL Engineers LLC
CKL Engineers, LLC provides civil engineering, inspection, construction management and safety services for aviation, toll and roadway projects. As a civil engineering consulting firm, we have a strong focus on safety and quality in any project we are involved in. Founded in 2009, CKL believes in providing our clients with the best services by utilizing a strong, accomplished team with exceptional qualifications to perform engineering, construction management, and inspection services. CKL has been involved in a variety of projects, from local roads to high-traffic highways and airport runways.
CKL is an award winning firm. We have received many leadership awards from organizations such as Hispanic American Construction Industry Association, Women in Transportation, and National Society of Black Engineers. CKL was fortunate enough to be noted in Crain’s Small Business Week.
CKL Engineers, LLC continues to build and uphold relationships with our clients by providing exceptional engineering services and going above all expectations.