Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Willett Hofmann & Associates, Inc. (WHA), is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity/affirmative action in all areas of its employment process, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, discipline, discharge, and the awarding of benefits for all qualified applicants. Therefore, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status (as defined in the Illinois Human Rights Act), citizenship status (consistent with Title 8, U.S. Code, Section 1324A), arrest record, or any other non-merit factor, except bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ), will be excluded from any employment decision or service provided by WHA. In addition, it is the policy of WHA that its employees and applicants for employment will be free from any harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or age. WHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. WHA welcomes dedicated, intelligent, motivated individuals seeking stimulation and a path to career satisfaction and growth to join our team.  Our generous employee benefit package includes the following: Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Prescription Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) Plan, Continuing Education Support, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and Health Savings Account.
Entry Level Architect

Job Summary

Our Cedar Rapids, IA office is currently seeking a full-time Architectural Intern. This is an entry level professional position requiring a bachelor’s or other licensure track degree in architecture and no experience. This successful candidate will perform assignments which require the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related architectural tasks under the guidance and direction of others.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare detailed drawings of architectural design, plan and other related documents for buildings and other structures according to the direction provided by Architect.
  • Prepare preliminary designs, specifications and cost estimates for buildings and other structures according to the direction provided by Architect.
  • Review and research building code requirements, product literature, and analyze materials and their appropriateness for applications to projects according to the direction provided by Architect.
  • Review and coordinate the design elements of other design disciplines, including consultants and equipment and material suppliers according to the direction provided by Architect.
  • Maintain records and correspondence related to the work according to the direction provided by Architect.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Professional Degree from a NAAB accredited program or other licensure track approved professional accredited degree.
  • Experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills is a strong plus.
  • General knowledge of engineering, construction, and related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of building codes.
  • Team player with unselfish problem-solving skills.
  • Strong CAD skills.
  • 3D digital modeling skills are a plus.
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company.
Entry Level Transportation Engineer (Dixon Office)

Job Summary

Our Dixon, IL office is seeking an entry level engineer to work in the Transportation Department under the supervision of an Illinois Licensed Professional Engineer. This successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and will be performing assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks. Competitive wage and benefit package offered. Salary commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, designing and project management for roads, streets, and highways
  • Planning, designing and project management for parking lots, intersection design studies, traffic capacity analyses, and traffic signals
  • Planning, designing and project management for roadway and pavement maintenance, street lighting, site development and recreation paths
  • Storm water management, including drainage studies and detention basins

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Either have obtained or will be obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Transportation emphasis
  • An interest in working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Multi-task
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company
Field/Office Survey Intern

Job Summary

Our Dixon, IL office is currently seeking a land surveyor with a four-year degree from an accredited university. This successful candidate must either have or be close to achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying or comparable degree. The candidate will be responsible for performing calculations, preparing plats and legals in addition to field operations that include taking field notes and data collection. Competitive wage and benefit package offered. Salary commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop construction layouts for both residential and commercial sites
  • Analyze and perform calculations for ALTA/ACSM surveys, boundary surveys, topographical surveys and route surveys
  • Ensure that a project is surveyed and analyzed as accurately and professional as possible
  • Prepare plats of survey, right-of-way plats and computations
  • Field work will be required from time to time for topo’s & boundary surveys
  • Client coordination

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Either have obtained or will be obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying or comparable degree
  • An interest in attaining a Professional Land Surveying license
  • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation and Geopack Suite is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Multi-task
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company
Survey Worker

Job Summary Our Moline, IL office is currently seeking a full-time Survey Worker to work as a member of a Survey Crew performing boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way and construction surveys for public and private clients. This successful candidate will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance of survey equipment, taking field notes, data collection, performing calculations and working with staff and clients on these projects. This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Survey Technology or comparable degree, or a minimum of 2 years’ experience. Competitive wage and benefit package offered. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collects data using field notes and other forms of data collection.
  • Is familiar with and able to operate all of the instrumentation required for the collection of survey data (total station, data collector, level and GPS receivers).
  • Transmits survey data to the proper files in the computer network and be able to acquire the data for field use.
  • Marks points of measurement with elevation, station number, or other identifying mark.
  • In the field, will act as another set of eyes for the Foreman. Is expected to report any instrument malfunctions to the Foreman immediately. Is expected to perform a mental double check of the field activities and confirm adherence to standards.
  • Returns all equipment to the assigned location at the end of the day.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Either have obtained or will be obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Survey Technology or comparable degree OR have a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Be a team player.
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company.
Please fill out the online application or print the application and send it and all resumes to: Brian K. Converse, P.E., S.E., President and General Manager Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. 809 E. 2nd Street,  P.O. Box 367 Dixon, Illinois 61021 Phone:  (815) 284-3381 Fax:  (815) 284-3385 info@willetthofmann.com

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