Novotny Engineering is a well-established company with a large portfolio of municipal construction and infrastructure projects in the suburbs of Chicago. We recognize that our success is based on our ability to recruit and retain talented individuals and we are always looking for motivated professionals to add to our team. We offer career opportunities with excellent training, professional development, compensation and benefits, including a bonus program, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid life, dental and health insurance.

Current positions available:


Senior Project Engineer

Novotny Engineering is seeking a highly motivated Senior Project Engineer to join our Construction Engineering team.  We are seeking an Engineer capable of overseeing a project from the design phase all the way through the construction phase.  The position will principally be working on municipal infrastructure projects.  Whether it be pre-project planning, preparation of construction plans and specifications, construction layout, resident engineering, or communication with municipal representatives/other governmental agencies, the ideal candidate is expected to handle it all. The position will likely transition into a Village Engineer role quickly.  The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience in Municipal Civil Engineering as well as the following Qualifications below:

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university 
  • Professional Engineer License (preferred) 
  • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities Certification 
  • Transportation & Infrastructure Experience
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Capable of Working in a Team Environment
  • Capable of Multi-Tasking or taking on multiple projects
  • Knowledge and working experience with AutoCAD & Microsoft Office

Novotny Engineering offers a professional, yet friendly and cohesive work environment as well as a competitive Compensation Package including:

  • Paid Overtime
  • Employer Match 401K 
  • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • Paid Mileage Expense
  • Individual Group Health and Dental Insurance Plan

Novotny Engineering has built a reputation as a professional, dedicated, and honest civil engineering firm since its founding in 1948.  Novotny Engineering has served numerous communities in Northeastern Illinois by offering a full range of experienced engineering and consulting for decades.  Novotny Engineering has a core specialization in municipal consulting.  Our dedicated staff has hundreds of years of experience in the design and construction of municipal infrastructure.  We are committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing safer water and roads and quality infrastructure improvements.


    Project Engineer

    Novotny Engineering is seeking a highly motivated Project Engineer to join our Engineering team.  We are seeking an Engineer capable of overseeing a project from the initial design phase all the way through the final construction phase.  The position will principally be working on municipal infrastructure projects and the candidate will have opportunities to work in the areas of pre-project planning, preparation of construction plans and specifications, construction layout, resident engineering, and communication with municipal representatives/other governmental agencies.  

    The ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience in Municipal Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university 
    • Professional Engineer License (preferred) 
    • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities Certification 
    • Transportation & Infrastructure Experience
    • Strong Communication Skills
    • Capable of Working in a Team Environment
    • Capable of Multi-Tasking or taking on multiple projects
    • Knowledge and working experience with AutoCAD & Microsoft Office

    Novotny Engineering offers a professional yet friendly and cohesive work environment as well as a competitive Compensation Package that includes:

    • Competitive base salary with bonus potential
    • Paid overtime
    • Paid mileage expense
    • Paid time off
    • Company paid health and dental plans
    • Employer Match 401K 
    • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan

    Since its founding in 1948, Novotny Engineering has built a reputation as a professional and dedicated civil engineering firm.  The Company serves numerous communities in the Chicago suburbs by offering a full range of municipal engineering and consulting services. 

    Please visit our website at https://novotnyengineering.com/ for additional information about Novotny Engineering.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year


      Project Technician

      Novotny Engineering is seeking a highly motivated Project Technician to join our Engineering team.  We are seeking a Technician capable of overseeing a project from the initial design phase all the way through the final construction phase.  The position will principally be working on municipal infrastructure projects and the candidate will have opportunities to work in the areas of pre-project planning, preparation of construction plans and specifications, construction layout, resident engineering, and communication with municipal representatives/other governmental agencies.  

      The ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications:

      • 5+ years of experience in Municipal Civil Engineering
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university (preferred)
      • IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities Certification 
      • Transportation & Infrastructure Experience
      • Strong Communication Skills
      • Capable of Working in a Team Environment
      • Capable of Multi-Tasking or taking on multiple projects
      • Knowledge and working experience with AutoCAD & Microsoft Office

      Novotny Engineering offers a professional yet friendly and cohesive work environment as well as a competitive Compensation Package that includes:

      • Competitive base salary with bonus potential
      • Paid overtime
      • Paid mileage expense
      • Paid time off
      • Company paid health and dental plans
      • Employer Match 401K 
      • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan

      Since its founding in 1948, Novotny Engineering has built a reputation as a professional and dedicated civil engineering firm.  The Company serves numerous communities in the Chicago suburbs by offering a full range of municipal engineering and consulting services. 

      Please visit our website at https://novotnyengineering.com/ for additional information about Novotny Engineering.

      Job Type: Full-time

      Pay: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year


        GIS Technician

        Novotny Engineering is seeking a highly motivated GIS Technician to join our Design Engineering & Geographic Information System (GIS) team. We are seeking a GIS Technician to assist our Senior GIS Technician with our current backlog of GIS build outs. In the future, this candidate will also assist with the maintenance of the built GIS systems and will be trained in AutoCAD drafting and potentially other software in order to support our Design Engineering team. This position is considered an entry level position, and the ideal candidate will have the following Qualifications:

        • Associate/Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (preferred)
        • Knowledge of ESRI/ArcGIS mapping functions
        • Knowledge of ArcGIS Online (a plus)
        • Understanding of ESRI ArcGIS Geodatabases
        • Certificate in Geographic Information Systems or ESRI Online Training Certificates (a plus)
        • Strong Communication Skills
        • Capable of Working in a Team Environment
        • Capable of Multi-Tasking or assisting on multiple projects
        • Knowledge and working experience with AutoCAD (a plus) & Microsoft Office.

        Novotny Engineering offers a professional, yet friendly and cohesive work environment as well as a competitive Compensation Package including:

        • Paid Overtime
        • Employer Match 401K 
        • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
        • Paid Mileage Expense
        • Paid time off.
        • Individual Group Health and Dental Insurance Plan.

        Since its founding in 1948, Novotny Engineering has built a reputation as a professional, dedicated, and honest civil engineering firm. For decades, the company has served numerous communities in Northeastern Illinois by offering a full range of experienced engineering and consulting. Novotny Engineering has a core specialization in municipal consulting, and our dedicated staff collectively have hundreds of years of experience in the design and construction of municipal infrastructure. The company is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves by providing high-quality infrastructure improvements.

        Please visit our website at https://novotnyengineering.com/ for additional information about the company.


          Engineering Document Management Clerk/Administrative Assistant

          Novotny Engineering is seeking a full-time Engineering Document Management / Administrative Assistant to join our team in Willowbrook, IL. 

          Who we are:

          Since its founding in 1948, Novotny Engineering has built a reputation as a professional, dedicated, and honest civil engineering firm. For decades, the company has served numerous communities in Northeastern Illinois by offering a full range of experienced engineering and consulting. Novotny Engineering has a core specialization in municipal consulting, and our dedicated staff collectively have hundreds of years of experience in the design and construction of municipal infrastructure. The company is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves by providing high-quality infrastructure improvements.

          Please visit our website at https://novotnyengineering.com/ for additional information about the company.

          About the role:

          This individual will be responsible for organizing, scanning, uploading and electronically filing documents into the company’s Document Management system, Contentverse. He or she will also work with and support Project Engineers and other administrative staff by preparing and maintaining project-related correspondence, documents and spreadsheets, and assisting with other clerical duties as needed. To be successful in this role, the individual must be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Office.

          What you'll do:

          • Digitize paper files by sorting and alphabetizing files, scanning documents into the Document Management system, quality checking to ensure scan is clear and complete, and naming files with appropriate naming conventions.
          • Upload and file electronic documents into the Document Management system.
          • Assist and prepare written documentation including project correspondence (i.e., letters, memos, email transmittals and other project documents).
          • Communicate with project managers regarding schedules and documentation requirements, using multiple channels of communication including face to face, email, and phone.
          • Provide support in various word processing and spreadsheet tasks, as needed.
          • Participate in the social media team by uploading projects and videos to the company’s social media sites.
          • Support other administrative staff when needed by answering telephone calls or performing clerical duties, such as filing, photocopying, faxing, and mailing.
          • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 

          Our ideal candidate:

          Education and experience

          • High school degree or equivalent. 
          • Two or more years related experience.
          • Associate degree and experience at a construction, engineering or architecture firm is a plus, but not required.
          • Experience with document management controls, and specifically Contentverse Document Management software, a plus.

          Skills and abilities:

          • Energetic with strong interpersonal and phone skills.
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook, in particular) and adept at technology
          • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work.


          What we offer:

          Benefits:

          • Health insurance
          • Dental insurance
          • Life and disability insurance
          • Paid time off
          • 401k Employer Match
          • Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
          • Possibility of annual bonus based on performance.

          To apply, please submit a cover letter stating your career objective, along with a resume, to:

          Careers at Novotny Engineering
          545 Plainfield Road, Suite A
          Willowbrook, IL 60527

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