Employment Opportunities


Civil (Transportation) Engineer w/ Rail Interest-Entry Level

  • Job Tracking ID: 512506-606928
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
    Bolingbrook, IL,
    Ames, IA,
    Springfield, IL,
    Onalaska,WI
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Knight specializes in a wide variety of engineering and architecture planning, design and management projects. Knight has significant history and ongoing projects within the transportation arena. With more than 140 professionals trained in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, construction engineering and architectural services, Knight is able to provide complete design and management solutions to both public and private clients from our offices in Chicago, Springfield and Bolingbrook, Illinois and from our Onalaska, Wisconsin, and Ames, Iowa.

Knight has immediate openings for Civil Design Engineer with Railroad experience. The successful candidate will lead project design task on a variety of transportation projects. Projects assignments would include leading the design for track alignments both vertical and horizontal, developing cross-sections for multi-track, evaluate if positive drainage is achieved along railroad right-of-way, be able to meet with and coordinate with railroad clients. It is also likely that roadway design task would be similar to track task. This is particularly true where there are roadway and track interfaces. The candidate will have the convenience of working from any of our office locations.

Experience and Skills:

Job Requirements:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering or an appropriate engineering discipline is preferred

  • AutoCad and Microstation proficient

  • Up to 5 years’ experience

  • Moderate understanding of railroads

  • Moderate experience with Civil 3d and or GeoPak