• Construction Observation Field Technician / Resident Engineer

    Posted: 03/20/2022

    TWM is seeking an experienced field engineering professional with specialization in Transportation Engineering in downstate Illinois, to become a key member of our team.

    Experience Level: At least 2 years in civil construction-related work, with emphasis in transportation/roadway projects

    Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, with the possibility of overtime

    Location: Swansea, IL

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Observe construction of roadway, pedestrian, and other transportation-related projects and water line projects representing project owner/TWM client to check that projects are built to plans and specifications
    • Perform construction materials and quantities documentation
    • As needed, undertake civil design, CAD drafting, or other tasks depending on candidate’s skills and experience

    Qualifications Desired:

    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field is a plus
    • At least 2 years of experience in civil construction, preferably in roadways, streets, highways and/or water lines
    • Roadway project observation experience with one or more of the following entities is preferred:  IDOT, MoDOT, Local Public Agencies (municipal/township/county government) within the greater St. Louis area, along with an understanding of the policies and procedures of these owner entities
    • Previous experience in construction documentation and measuring
    • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities certification in Illinois or ability to acquire soon after hire
    • Knowledge of CMMS and/or ICORS IDOT-based documentation systems a plus
    • Strong coordination and communication skills, along with ability to work effectively with clients, contractors, and the public
    • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • Willingness to work hard
    • Attention to detail
    • Proficiency in Bentley MicroStation with Geopak, PowerGeopak, OpenRoads, and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D software a plus

    Benefits Summary:

    Competitive salary and fringe benefits with exceptional bonus incentives. Starting salary is dependent upon personal knowledge, skill, and ability. Regular salary reviews and non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan, insurance, 401K, holidays, Paid Time Off, flexible schedules, flexible work location, and more.

    TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil & Structural Engineering, Land Surveying and other Geospatial services. A 100% ESOP-owned company and Top Workplace, TWM’s structure allows you to reap the rewards of your hard work. Each employee becomes an owner through a gift of company stock and has a vested interest in seeing the company succeed. We are different from most employers—and from other ESOP companies. Come experience what makes TWM unique!

    Application Instructions:

    • Visit How to Apply and follow the instructions.
      1. Download the application.  Choose the appropriate application below, save it, and complete it.
      2. Write a cover letter. Explain how your knowledge, skills and abilities will serve TWM.
      3. Prepare a resume.  If you prefer, but not in lieu of the application.
      4. Obtain a college transcript, if applicable.  Especially important if you have less than 2 years of experience. It can be unofficial at this stage.
      5. E-mail or mail your complete package to us.  If e-mailing, please send all files in Word or PDF format.
        – or –
        Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen
        Human Resources
        4940 Old Collinsville Road
        Swansea, IL 62226
      6. Submit our EEO/AA Forms under separate cover to help us fulfill our EEO/AA obligations.
    • Use the application for Engineering positions.
    • Indicate “Application – Swansea RE” in the subject of your email.
    • If applicable, an unofficial transcript from your university’s online system can be e-mailed. Your transcript can be sent under separate cover if necessary
    • Apply early. Position will be filled as quickly as possible.

    TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.