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.
Architect (Dixon, Moline, or Rockford Office)

Job Summary

We are seeking a licensed Architect with 10+ years of experience to assist in the management and growth of our Architectural Department. This full-time position will be based in either our Dixon, Moline, or Rockford, IL office and requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Architecture Degree with a Professional Architectural License(s). This position will be responsible for the development of design solutions for a variety of project types, communication with clients, consultants, agencies, and staff, as well as the technical and production aspects of projects from project inception through project completion. Competitive wage and benefit package offered. Salary commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of project design solutions
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Prepare professional service agreements
  • Manage, review and coordinate work for multiple projects within the Department
  • Provide leadership in the following areas
    • Skills in professional practice
    • Establishment of design standards
    • Business development
    • Staff development
    • Project design/delivery
    • Client relations
    • Continued and future growth of the Architecture Department

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Architecture Degree required
  • State of Illinois Professional Architectural License required
  • 10+ years of experience preferred
  • Ability and desire to effectively communicate
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company
  • Creative and proactive in all project tasks

 Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company match
  • Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disabilities
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Bonuses / Profit Sharing
  • PTO

 

Transportation Engineer (Moline Office)

Job Summary

Our Moline, IL office is seeking a licensed civil engineer with a minimum of 10 years of experience to oversee our Moline Transportation Department. 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.

Essential Duties & 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:

  • Must have obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Transportation emphasis
  • State of Illinois Professional Engineer License
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledgeable in IDOT standards and practices
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company

 Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company match
  • Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disabilities
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Bonuses / Profit Sharing
  • PTO

Professional Development:

  • Payment for professional licensure and exam fees
  • Payment for professional organization memberships
  • Continuing education towards professional development license requirements
  • Webinars for PDHs available in all offices
  • In-house mentoring and training
Structural Engineer (Internal Civil Engineering intern II)

Job Duties:

Working under direct supervision of a Staff, Project, or a Senior Engineer, perform 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.  Assists in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects; assists in the development of probable construction cost estimates for his/her projects within the department; assists in the analysis of reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design project.  Prepares design computations and quantity estimates.  Assists in the preparation or modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, permits and designs for project.  Instructs draftspersons / technicians to reduce designs to working drawings.  Reviews construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.  Serves as onsite project representative.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • 2 years experience with computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Certificate demonstrating passage of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
  • Permanent U.S. work authorization

Work Conditions:

  • Full time (40 hours per week)

Location:

  • 3180 Theodore Street, Suite 207, Joliet, IL 60435

Direct Inquires to:

  • Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc., 809 E 2nd St., Dixon, IL 61021 Attn: Brian Converse, President and General Manager
Land Surveyor

Job Summary

WHA is currently seeking a Professional Land Surveyor or Land Surveyor-In-Training to work in one of our Illinois locations. Location and working arrangements would be based on experience and licensure. This successful candidate must either have or be close to achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying or comparable degree from an accredited University.

This candidate will work on a wide variety of land surveying projects along with transportation, structural, water/wastewater and architecture projects. The candidate will be responsible for performing calculations, preparing plats and legal descriptions in addition to field tasks that include construction staking and data collection. Competitive wage and benefit package offered. Salary commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research of public and private records and review title commitments to prepare properties to be surveyed
  • Analyze and perform calculations for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, boundary surveys, right of ways and easements
  • Prepare plats of survey, right-of-way plats, easement plats, exhibits and write legal descriptions
  • Download and cleanup of field data for topographic surveys and creation of DTMs
  • Develop construction staking information for layout of curb, sewers, watermains, buildings, bridges, culverts
  • Field work will be required from time to time for topographic & 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
  • Passed or eligible to take the fundamentals exam
  • Familiarity with survey equipment, robotic total stations, and GPS
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Willingness to travel, staying overnight (minimal)
  • Valid Driver’s License and maintain license in good standing, ability to be insured by WHA carrier.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to coordinate and direct field crews and technicians
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Add value to our fast paced and growing company

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company match
  • Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disabilities
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Bonuses / Profit Sharing
  • PTO

Professional Development:

  • Payment for professional licensure and exam fees
  • Payment for professional organization memberships
  • Continuing education towards professional development license requirements
  • Webinars for PDHs available in all offices
  • In-house mentoring and training
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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