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Professional Engineer - Elgin, IL

Elgin, IL, US, 60120

Oldcastle Infrastructure
P&P - North

 

 

Job ID:  388394

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Position Summary

 

  • The Proffesional Engineer shall oversee all Design and Quality Control operations at Oldcastle’s Chicagoland locations. The Professional Engineer shall work on various engineering and technical projects, as well as continuous improvements in manufacturing. These projects and duties can vary greatly based on the current needs of the plants.
  • This position will require a Professional Engineer (PE) with structural design experience, and the ability to prepare and stamp calculations for precast and pipe products. The Professional Engineer must demonstrate the ability to work with specifiers and owners to get our precast products incorporated into project designs. He/she will also need experience in managing Design and Quality Control personnel. 
  • The manager should be able to demonstrate presentation skills to work comfortably in front of a group. There will be occasional overnight travel to other plants, job sites and meeting/seminar locations across the Great Plains region as needed by current projects being worked on. Typical travel time is approximately 25%.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Manage product design, calculations, drawings, estimating, quotes, production, delivery and installation of precast and pipe products. Assist Plants with Engineering design and production; and improvements to design and production processes.
  • Manage Design and QC Departments to run effectively.
  • Oversee Drafting Department to improving efficiency and quality of drawings.
  • Develop and provide information on Best Practices in the Engineering and Production Departments (rebar reduction, form improvements, efficiency improvements, mix designs, etc.).
  • Oversee the Quality Control/Quality Assurance Programs for both plants. Provide guidance and broad direction to the QC personnel.
  • Provide technical assistance and perform technical sales presentations in front of a group.
  • Provide engineering and development to new and existing products using design programs such as SAP 2000, RISA 3D, AutoCAD, Excel spreadsheets, Mathcad, etc.

 

Qualifications (Education/Experience) and Required Skills

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical or Structural Engineering
  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineering (PE) 
  • Minimum of 24 months of structural design experience (concrete preferred) and minimum of 12 months of management related work experience
  • Must possess the ability to read and interpret drawings and be able to perform structural designs for such products as box culverts, bridges and specialty structures.
  • Must be able to use a variety of computer programs, including AutoCAD, FEA, Word, MathCAD, Excel
  • Must have good organization and communication skills
  • Must be able to interact with customers, managers, engineers, drafters and other employees to resolve engineering and management related issues.
  • Must be a problem solver and detailed-oriented person
  • Needs to be a “hands on” personality who can deal with going from an office environment to a plant of field environment
  • Ability to learn the Oldcastle management structure and MIS system as necessary

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jun 20, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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