Careers at JHA

The spirit of JHA is about building for the long-term—about building to last. That’s what quality means to us. Quality and exceptional client service is the foundation of our company and that foundation is built by our people.
Below are our current positions available. However, JHA is always looking for career-minded, hard-working and client-focused individuals to help us build for the future.

“Quality and exceptional client service is the foundation of our company and that foundation is built by our people.”

Current Openings

Experienced Project Manager - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois is looking for an experienced Civil Engineering Project Manager to begin immediately. This position will involve the management of a team of engineers in the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess an Illinois Professional Engineer’s License at a minimum. The qualified individual must also have 6+ years of experience in land development related engineering design and project management. Proficiency in AutoCAD, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Experience with Civil 3D is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
hr@jacobandhefner.com

Experienced Project Engineer - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer to begin immediately. This position will involve the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation at a minimum (PE License a plus). The qualified individual must also have 3+ years of experience in land development related engineering design. Proficiency in AutoCAD, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Experience with Civil 3D is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com

Entry Level Engineer - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois is looking for an entry level Civil Engineering Technician to begin immediately. This position will ultimately involve the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and poses the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation. Strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Proficiency in AutoCAD is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com

Survey Technician - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
At our company headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, JHA is seeking a Survey Technician with experience performing Plat of Highways, Boundary, Topo, ALTA Surveys, and writing legal descriptions. The ideal candidate will have experience in preparing surveys for IDOT and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority. The ideal candidate will also be proficient using both Microstation and Autocad software. Having an S.I.T. license would be preferred, but is not required.
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and 401k program.
Interested candidates should send their resume to Carl Cook, PLS via email or by fax:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601

Survey Crew Chief - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
At our company headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, JHA is seeking a Survey Crew Chief with a minimum of 5 years of experience performing Boundary, Topo, Alta Surveys and Construction layout. Candidate must be able to operate Geodimeter, Leica and Trimble robotic instruments as a one person crew. Knowledge of Leica GPS equipment preferred. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license.
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc., offers a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance and 401(k) program.
Interested candidates should send their resume to Carl Cook, PLS via email or by fax:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601

Land Surveyor - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. – Downers Grove, IL
Jacob and Hefner Associates, Inc. is seeking a Land Surveyor In Training or a newly Licensed Land Surveyor with experience preparing Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, ALTA Surveys, Plats of Subdivision, Plats of Easement, Construction As-builts and Writing Legal Descriptions. The ideal candidate will also be proficient using AutoCAD Civil 3d software. Having experience preparing IDOT and Illinois State Toll Highway Authority Plat of Highways would be a plus. Knowledge of research and recording procedures at nearby County Recorder Offices would also be a plus. A valid driver’s license is required. Having an active Land Surveyor In Training or an active Land Surveying License is required.
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc., offers a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance and 401(k) program.
Interested candidates should send their resume to Carl Cook, PLS via email or by fax:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601

Junior Environmental Engineer or Scientist - Downers Grove

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a civil engineering, land surveying, and environmental services firm with offices in Illinois, California, Georgia, and Washington.
We are seeking an exceptional environmental engineer or scientist to help grow our environmental services division in our Downers Grove (suburban Chicago), Illinois office. As a junior-level environmental engineer or scientist you will be involved with contaminated site assessment & remediation, groundwater management, Brownfield redevelopment, and environmental due diligence, while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.
Experience: 0 and 3 years of experience
Candidate Qualifications: The ideal candidate shall possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to be flexible in relation to time management, and must be detail oriented. Key candidate qualifications for the junior-level environmental engineer or scientist position include:
  • BS degree in environmental engineering, civil or chemical engineering with an environmental focus, geology, or environmental science. (required)
  • Advanced degree in the same. (preferred)
  • Entry to 3 years of work experience. (required)
  • Project experience involving environmental field investigations including Phase I ESAs, soil, soil gas, groundwater and surface water sampling, and environmental and geotechnical drilling. (preferred)
  • Ability to obtain professional certification (P.E., P.G., or CHMM). (required)
  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD, and/or GIS. (required)
  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

Job Responsibilities: Some of the key responsibilities for the junior-level environmental engineer or scientist position include:

  • Fieldwork such as soil, soil gas, surface water, air monitoring, and groundwater sampling, drilling and contractor oversight, and remediation treatment system operation and maintenance;
  • Soil boring logging; monitoring well installation, aquifer testing, and groundwater monitoring;
  • Preparation of soil boring and well construction logs;
  • Evaluating chemical and hydrogeological data, including mapping and reporting;
  • Data analysis and database management, including preparing tables, maps and figures using AutoCAD and GIS applications;
  • Contamination assessment services, such as designing and implementing sampling plans, pilot test designs, and bench scale testing programs;
  • Performing remediation system operation and maintenance services;
  • Conducting remedy evaluation, cost estimating, design, and implementation;
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Transaction Screening Assessments; and
  • Assisting in the development of proposals and other business development activities.
  • Fieldwork – Up to 50%
  • Overnight Travel – Up to 20%

Interested candidates should send their resume to David Kulczycki, P.G. via email or by fax:
hr@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601
Office address: 1333 Butterfield Road, Suite 300
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Experienced Project Manager - Moline

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our Moline office in Illinois is looking for an experienced Civil Engineering Project Manager to begin immediately. This position will involve the management of a team of engineers in the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess an Illinois Professional Engineer’s License at a minimum. The qualified individual must also have 6+ years of experience in land development related engineering design and project management. Proficiency in AutoCAD, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Experience with Civil 3D is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
hr@jacobandhefner.com

Experienced Project Engineer - Moline

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our Moline office in Illinois is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer to begin immediately. This position will involve the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation at a minimum (PE License a plus). The qualified individual must also have 3+ years of experience in land development related engineering design. Proficiency in AutoCAD, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Experience with Civil 3D is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com

Entry Level Engineer - Moline

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our Moline office in Illinois is looking for an entry level Civil Engineering Technician to begin immediately. This position will ultimately involve the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and poses the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation. Strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must. Proficiency in AutoCAD is a plus.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com

Experienced Project Manager - Atlanta

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our Atlanta office in Georgia is looking for an experienced Civil Engineering Project Manager to begin immediately. This position will involve the management of a team of engineers in the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare, residential subdivisions and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess a Georgia Professional Engineer’s License at a minimum. The qualified individual must also have 6+ years of experience in land development related engineering design and project management. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
hr@jacobandhefner.com

Experienced Project Engineer - Atlanta

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois, California, and Georgia.
Our Atlanta office in Georgia is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer to begin immediately. This position will involve the design of infrastructure for land development projects. Project types include warehouse/distribution centers, school, office, retail, healthcare, residential subdivisions and recreation developments.
Work to be completed will include the design of pavement, watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, stormwater management systems, roadways, grading/earthwork, erosion control and stormwater pollution prevention plans.
The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor degree in civil engineering and possess the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation at a minimum (PE License a plus). The qualified individual must also have 2+ years of experience in land development related engineering design. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D, strong verbal communication skills, detail orientation and flexibility are a must.
Interested candidates should email their resume to:
 hr@jacobandhefner.com

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