Associate I (Civil/Materials Engineer)

Full-Time Position In Skokie, Illinois (HQ)

Concrete + Cement-Based Materials

CTLGroup is an internationally recognized, award winning engineering, architecture, and materials science consulting firm.  We provide expert insights and scientific solutions for our clientele.  Join us, do interesting work, and GROW your career and expertise!

Reporting to our Director of Concrete & Cement Based Materials Group, our next Associate Engineer I should have an innate intellectual curiosity and a genuine passion for problem solving.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform project tasks within specified timelines, seek guidance as needed when working on complex issues, and keep appropriate parties informed of progress
  • Perform data reductions, calculations, supervise standard testing and makes timely and sound judgments during the basic analysis of data while independently investigates unusual results
  • Assist with the development of reports and proposals related to project work
  • Perform evaluations, surveys, and investigations in the field or lab and take appropriate notes samples and/or photos
  • Monitor contractor work for adherence to CTLGroup’s Quality Management System
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues to attain information, respond to requests and inquiries and report status of work
  • Coordinate with and assign work to support personnel
  • Research vendors and place orders with manager’s approval for needed equipment and materials
  • Proactively identify areas of learning and participate in professional development activities in order to maintain and enhance work knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrate awareness of employee safety by performing duties in accordance to company and OSHA guidelines
  • Maintains high ethical standards by using sound judgment that benefits both CTLGroup and its customers


Required Education and Experience

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on construction materials such as concrete, cement, or ceramics
  • 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience in construction inspection, materials testing, laboratory work, or related field work
  • Completion of a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering Materials (Concrete)
  • Familiarity with standards and regulations (AASHTO, ASTM, ACI, AISC, etc.)

Physical and Travel Demands

  • Required to sit and use computer for prolonged periods of time
  • Some work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights in excess of six feet
  • Some work is performed in a laboratory environment or in the field where the following conditions may apply: exposure to chemicals, noise, dust, variations in temperature and humidity, fumes and various types of equipment listed above
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever necessary
  • May require working additional hours
  • Up to 30% travel may be required

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