Assistant Construction Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/9/2023 6:53 PM)
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TYLin is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLin has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLin is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies.


Our Construction Management team is seeking Assistant Construction Engineers for Construction Inspection and Management of Highway/Structural projects. Based out of our office in Chicago, Illinois, these positions will report to the Sector Manager and will be under the supervision of senior inspectors and engineers. Past construction inspection experience is a plus, but not required.  The candidate will be responsible for day to day inspection activities in the project site. The Assistant Construction Engineer will inspect various aspects of work on the construction site and perform continuous surveillance of assigned construction activities to ensure compliance with the contract, all applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Observe and document nonconformance situations and change management events. Participate in the determination of appropriate resolution for each situation and event. The position will require travelling to job sites located within Illinois.  The position will be assigned to construction projects and may require weekend and night work.


  • Inspection and oversight of construction activities.
  • Measurement and documentation of construction activities to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Prepare daily inspection reports and assist RE in preparing monthly progress reports.
  • Perform contract documentation duties, which may include field measurements of pay items as well as daily inspection reports.
  • Coordinate activities with onsite inspectors and inform Resident Engineer of construction progress and problem area progress and problem areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a B.S degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Previous relevant experience/internships required.
  • Individuals must have the ability to perform basic calculations for the purpose of determining yield, quantities, etc. 
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to maintain neat and accurate records.
  • The following certifications are preferred but not required:
    • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified as a Transportation Engineering Technician Construction, Level II or higher with a minimum of at least 2+ years of bridge/highway construction experience
    • Engineer-in-Training
    • Construction Manager in Training (CMIT)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safe work practices required.
  • Must be able to receive verbal and or written instructions and perform tasks independently.
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence.
  • Some regional travel may be required.

TYLin is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. TYLin remains committed to complying with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements, as such this role may be situated in a jurisdiction with masking or vaccinate or test requirements to attend office or client locations (controlled location). You should ask your manager about this prior to starting. Should you be subject to the requirements, you are required to disclose your vaccination status within the first week of starting or before entering a controlled location, whichever comes first.  


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