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Posted on 10/19/2023

Senior Engineer (Structural) – Michels Construction, Inc.

If you like variety and challenge and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining the Michels Construction, Inc. team. Michels Construction, Inc. gets projects off to strong starts by designing and constructing foundations and industrial facilities. The product might not be a focal point, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Construction, Inc. can change yours. 

As a Senior Engineer you will directly develop and/or manage the development of engineering submittals (calculations, drawings) for our design/build projects, to include being the Engineer of Record when appropriate. Projects will typically be geo-structural in scope, consisting of earth retaining structures and deep foundations. Critical for success are an acute attention to detail, pro-active in completing tasks, effective communication skills, and the ability to mentor others. 

Why Michels Construction, Inc.?

  • We support dynamic and growing industries
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan 

Why you?

  • You have a strong attention to detail
  • You relish new challenges and using state-of-the-art technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You have an aptitude for developing new techniques and/or improve processes, materials, and products
  • You enjoy mentoring, training, and developing other Engineers 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree (preferred) in civil engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering, 8+ years of related experience or equivalent combination
  • Experience designing earth retaining structures and/or deep foundations preferred
  • General proficiency in AutoCAD 2D is a plus
  • Structural Engineer (SE) license in the state of Illinois or ability to obtain one via comity within 3 months
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record


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Michels Construction, Inc.
Michels Construction, Inc.
Midwest Region | Chicago, IL
Employment Duration
Full Time
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