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Graduate Civil Engineer - Chicago
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Dashiell Corporation | Chicago, IL
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Job Description


Dashiell is a leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries. These services include planning and systems studies, design and engineering, maintenance and testing, program management, construction, and turnkey EPC projects. Built on 50 years of experience handling large scale complex projects; Dashiell is unique in that we are a turnkey Engineering, Construction, and Testing company that specializes in medium and high voltage electrical infrastructure. More information about Dashiell can be found at www.dashiell.com.

Primary Function:

As a member of a project team, the Graduate Civil Engineer will perform engineering and design duties, which require application of engineering principles. Assignments are closely supervised and are designed to further develop employee's job knowledge and abilities.

This position will be based out of the Dashiell office located at 1200 Roosevelt Road, Suite 400, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:

* Work with a project team to create or modify all civil and structural design documents and drawings for a project, under direct supervision
* Perform engineering support tasks such as wind load calculations and structural analysis, with minimal supervision
* Learn and apply engineering standards including NESC, IEEE, ANSI, AISC and ACI
* Learn and properly use the document management system
* Learn and apply corporate standard engineering practices
* Spend time at job sites to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in substation construction and design
* Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of his/her work
* Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
* Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by projects and assignments
* Other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university is required, with a structural background preferred. Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate or ability to obtain EIT certificate within two years of date of hire is required. Up to three years of related experience and/or proven knowledge in engineering and design is preferred.

Possess skills in the following areas:

* Knowledge of steel and concrete design
* Basic knowledge of structural analysis
* Knowledge of common word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software
* Working in a team environment
* Communicating effectively with co-workers, vendors, clients, etc.

Dashiell provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. The company provides life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and an employee assistance plan at no cost to the employee. Benefit offerings also include a choice of traditional PPO or HDHP, with corresponding FSA or HSA, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401K with immediate vesting and more.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship. No third party recruiters please.

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About Dashiell Corporation

Dashiell specializes in designing, building, testing, and maintaining high and medium voltage electrical systems for utilities, power producers, and industry. We bring many resources to your project including innovation, ingenuity, and bottom-line success. Our forty-plus years of specialization and experience include successful completion of hundreds of turnkey projects ranging from 5KV to 500KV. Dashiell has supplied over 80% of customer-owned substations within one Gulf Coast power system alone. A unique capability of Dashiell is our broad range of expertise in complex modifications to existing high voltage systems. Our industry-wide reputation for on-time, on-budget success is well earned and well documented. Our entire client list is our reference list. We work with our clients from concept to energization and our experienced personnel are able to quickly advise the most reliable and economical systems needed for any application.