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December 3, 2020

Construction Engineer or Construction Administrator

Horner & Shifrin is seeking a full-time Construction Engineer or Construction Administrator for our Construction Services business unit. This position requires 0-5+ years of experience.


  • Conduct inspection of any bridge, roadway, or public works construction crews to confirm compliance with contract plans, specifications, and the client’s policies/procedures
  • Inform the Construction Manager or Supervisor of any observed problems or issues
  • Communicate with the Construction Management team to address any of the public’s, client’s, or contractor’s questions
  • Perform inspection of earthwork, traffic control, erosion control, utilities, concrete structures, paving, and pavement markings
  • Measure and record construction quantities for contractor’s payment using appropriate forms and software as required by the client.  Ensure that accurate quantities are tracked for completed work
  • Complete electronic copy of daily field reports, including pay quantities, material requirements, and contractor staffing
  • Supply photo documentation as needed to support recorded observations
  • Assist with the preparation of pay estimates, extra work orders, or claims
  • Assist field staff in developing strategic approaches and concepts
  • Provide a record of time, equipment, and material needed for any work changes that may result in a change order
  • Assist with the observations of traffic control daily
  • Perform services in the safest manner with continuous thought of the safety of all co-workers and the public


  • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities certification (preferred)
  • Experience on Missouri DOT and/or local municipalities site construction projects or related work (preferred)
  • Experience on Illinois DOT and/or local municipalities site construction projects or related work
  • Experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD (preferred)
  • Field experience with field Inspections, daily diary documentation, payment documentation
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook) and CADD
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must complete a background check


Construction Engineer: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management – Professional Engineer licensed/Engineer in Training certification or the ability to obtain license (preferred)

Construction Administrator: High School Diploma or GED – Associate’s or two-year degree in construction management (preferred)


Salary will be commensurate with experience

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