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

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
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:
bbohne@jacobandhefner.com
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Services firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
Our headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois and our regional office in Moline, Illinois are 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:
bbohne@jacobandhefner.com
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
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:
bbohne@jacobandhefner.com
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
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:
ccook@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
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:
ccook@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601
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:
ccook@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601
Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Land Surveying and Environmental Remediation firm with multiple offices in Illinois and California.
At our company headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, JHA is seeking a skilled Geologist/Environmental Scientist to join our growing practice. The primary duties of this role will include: acting as Health and Safety Officer on various projects, performing Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Storm Water and Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) inspections and reports, Clean Construction and Demolition Debris (CCDD) sampling and reporting. The candidate will also keep informed of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) standard updates.
Experience:   1 – 5 years (P.G. licensed preferred)

Requirements:

  • BS in Geology or Environmental Science
  • OSHA 40-Hr Health and Safety Training
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Excel, Outlook, Word)

Desired  Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong desire to increase knowledge base
  • Generate potential business connections with public and private organizations
  • Proven construction management oversight skills
  • Working knowledge of IEPA TACO Regulations

Other:  Work load is approximately 50% field, 50% office time

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 Ronn Gregorek, PLS via email or by fax:
RGregorek@jacobandhefner.com
630-652-4601