Restoration Senior Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Parking and Restoration
Full Time


WGI’s Restoration Engineering Group is looking for a Senior Engineer with 5-7 years of experience in-depth knowledge of the rehabilitation and construction industry.


The Senior Engineer will work closely with other technical experts, aid in the development of younger engineers as well as meet set project and financial targets.  This position requires a solid background in structural engineering (steel and concrete), effective communication. This position is listed for WGI’s Downers Grove, IL Office (Chicago Area).


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI takes pride in being one of the nation’s top consulting firms -- and we have the awards to prove it. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


At a minimum, the Senior Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform project management duties, including client coordination, team coordination, and project control (e.g. schedule, budget, design, quality, and profitability).
  • Complete engineering condition assessments, due diligence, etc.
  • Execute and deliver various engineering projects on time, within budget while exceeding the performance expectations of the client.
  • Manage and assist with work on all phases of various structural rehabilitation projects, preparation of drawings and specifications, design review, and coordination of construction documents.
  • Provide project team coordination for incorporating design intent into the construction documentation, specifications, and during construction administration.
  • Provide structural design, analysis and calculations, code research, and implementation.
  • Meet with clients, contractors, and agencies to develop strong professional relationships.
  • Maintain project document files, including meeting notes, financial information, client correspondence, and project schedule.
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of technical documents through quality assurance reviews at different phases of the project.
  • Participate in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (Structural concentration), Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in the Structural Engineering consulting industry
  • Active licensed PE and/or SE or ability to obtain one

Additional Requirements

  • Willingness to travel regionally and across the US to complete engineering condition assessments, construction site visits, client meetings, etc.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment
  • Desire to growth in their career
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas.


If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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