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Hiring - Project Engineer for Municipal Services 

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Project Engineer for Municipal Services in either our Tinley Park or Lisle, IL offices. In this role, you will be focused on water/wastewater/stormwater management as well as the planning, design, and management of various civil engineering projects.

Job Activities:

  • Prepare project proposals and help business development efforts

  • Support Municipal related project development

  • Attend council/board meetings as needed

  • Manage projects from inception to completion

  • Develop and maintain relationships with state and local authorities.

  • Seek funding for existing and potential client’s water resource projects.

  • Produce and/or oversee watershed and master plan studies.

  • Provide conceptual design of storm water BMP’s.

  • Oversee and execute permits such as IDNR NPDES, IDNR floodplains, and USACE wetlands.

  • Sanitary sewer planning and design

  • Watermain planning and design

  • Site plans for municipal facilities

  • Preparation of regulator reporting to County, State, and Federal agencies

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • 3+ years of municipal/water/wastewater/site civil engineering experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License

  • Enthusiasm for business development

  • Ability to work both in the office and make site visits

  • Experience working with state and local authorities preferred

  • Experience with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) or DuPage County Stormwater Management Department preferred

  • Thorough familiarity with Illinois EPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) permitting processes preferred

  • Experience and understanding of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Letter of Map Change (LOMC) programs and procedures a plus

  • Excellent management, communication, and organization skills

Hybrid Work Program: Farnsworth Group appreciates that the workplace environment is ever evolving and recognizes that flexibility and work-life balance are an important aspect in the careers and lives of our employees. Our Hybrid Work Program seeks to offer employees a flexible work arrangement which also contributing to the culture and success of the Company. Featured benefits and perks include:

  • 401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Professional Development and Training

  • Mentoring Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

For immediate consideration, please Apply Online by clicking on the link here or visit the Farnsworth Group website at and click on the careers link. Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

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Project Engineer - Municipal - LIS-TPK Updated 5.9.23 - ssmma
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