Accelerate Your Career with Benton & Associates, Inc.

Sometimes a change in scenery and approach can re-ignite a person’s passion for their profession. If you are an experienced professional looking for either new inspiration or simply a fresh and better opportunity, our leaders would love to meet you and see if B&A is the right fit to accelerate your career.

Opportunities for Experienced Professionals

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill full-time Civil/Municipal Engineer (P.E.) position located in any of the following locations – Jacksonville, Illinois; Macomb, Illinois; Kirksville, MO; Macon, MO; Rolla, MO; and Lebanon, MO. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the design development of a variety of municipal infrastructure projects including water distribution and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment, local roads and streetscapes, storm drainage, and site development. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception through construction while continuously improving our relationships with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Produce engineering plans and specifications for local roads and streetscapes, water/wastewater infrastructure, site development, and storm water infrastructure.
  • Assist in the production of construction documents utilizing MicroStation CADD software.
  • Prepare planning reports and infographics.
  • Collaborate with all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Perform engineering calculations, analysis, and product specification development under the supervision of a project manager.
  • Perform construction observation and contract administration duties.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, funding agencies, sub-consultants, and construction contractors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • P.E. licensure in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain an Illinois P.E. within 12 months of employment.
  • 5+ years of experience in municipal infrastructure engineering including the development of engineering planning reports, plans and specifications, and performing construction observation.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing infrastructure or building construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure plan production.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with municipal clients and presenting at committee and council meetings.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Civil/Municipal Engineer (P.E.) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Senior Civil/Municipal Engineer (P.E.) position located in any of the following locations – Jacksonville, Illinois; Macomb, Illinois; Kirksville, MO; Macon, MO; Rolla, MO; and Lebanon, MO. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage the design development of a variety of municipal infrastructure projects including water distribution and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment, local roads and streetscapes, storm drainage, and site development. The ideal candidate will quickly integrate themselves within B&A’s management team and become comfortable directing projects from inception through construction while improving and expanding our client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Lead engineering teams across all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Produce engineering plans and specifications for local roads and streetscapes, water/wastewater infrastructure, site development, and storm water infrastructure.
  • Prepare planning reports and infographics.
  • Perform complex engineering calculations, analysis, and product specification development.
  • Maintain at least one high technical proficiency related to municipal engineering with the ability to mentor staff in that proficiency and raise the firm’s capacity to acquire and perform these types of projects.
  • Improve client relationships and consistently bring work to the firm with existing and new clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
  • P.E. licensure in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain an Illinois P.E. within 12 months of employment.
  • 10+ years of experience in municipal infrastructure engineering including the development of engineering planning reports, plans and specifications, and performing construction engineering services.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing infrastructure construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with municipal clients and presenting at committee and council meetings.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure plan production.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations including serving on committees and presenting at conferences.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.
  • Demonstratable experience in mentoring junior staff and accelerating their professional advancement.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Senior Civil/Municipal Engineer (P.E.) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Water/Wastewater Engineer (P.E.) position located in any of the following locations – Jacksonville, Illinois; Macomb, Illinois; and Kirksville, Missouri. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the design development of water distribution and treatment facilities, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, pump stations, and stormwater detention/retention/conveyance systems. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception through construction while continuously improving our relationships with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Produce engineering plans and specifications for water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.
  • Assist in the production of construction documents utilizing MicroStation CADD software.
  • Prepare planning reports and infographics.
  • Collaborate with all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Perform engineering calculations, hydraulic analysis, and product specification development under the supervision of a project manager.
  • Perform construction observation and contract administration duties.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, funding agencies, sub-consultants, and construction contractors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • P.E. licensure in the State of Illinois OR Missouri or the ability to obtain licensure within 12 months of employment.
  • 5+ years of experience in water/wastewater engineering including the development of engineering planning reports, plans and specifications, and performing construction observation.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing water/wastewater construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure plan production.
  • Experience utilizing WaterGEMS or similar hydraulic modeling software.
  • Experience in the design and permitting of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with municipal clients and presenting at committee and council meetings.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Water/Wastewater Engineer (PE) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer (P.E.) position located in any of the following locations – Jacksonville, Illinois; Macomb, Illinois; and Kirksville, Missouri.. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage the design development of water distribution and treatment facilities, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, pump stations, and stormwater detention/retention/conveyance systems. The ideal candidate will quickly integrate themselves within B&A’s management team and become comfortable directing projects from inception through construction while improving and expanding our client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Lead engineering teams across all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Produce engineering plans and specifications for water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.
  • Prepare planning reports and infographics.
  • Perform construction observation and contract administration duties.
  • Perform complex engineering calculations, hydraulic analysis, and product specification development.
  • Maintain high technical proficiency related to either water or wastewater engineering with the ability to mentor staff in that proficiency and raise the firm’s capacity to acquire and perform these types of projects.
  • Improve client relationships and consistently bring work to the firm with existing and new clients.

Minimum Qualification

  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • P.E. licensure in the State of Illinois OR Missouri or the ability to obtain licensure within 12 months of employment.
  • 10+ years of experience in water/wastewater engineering including the development of engineering planning reports, plans and specifications, and performing construction observation.
  • Experience in the design and permitting of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing water/wastewater construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with municipal clients and presenting at committee and council meetings.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualification

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure plan production.
  • Experience utilizing WaterGEMS or similar hydraulic modeling software.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations including serving on committees and presenting at conferences.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.
  • Demonstratable experience in mentoring junior staff and accelerating their professional advancement.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer (PE) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Professional Land Surveyor (P.L.S.) position located in Kirksville, Missouri. The ideal candidate will have the ability to perform boundary, ALTA, topographic and construction surveys utilizing GPS and Total Station instruments. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and schedule survey crew operations.
  • Promote business development and marketing of B&A’s land surveying, construction stake-out, and land development services.
  • Oversee preparation/presentation of survey plats, legal descriptions, easement descriptions, and other survey and land acquisition documents.
  • Oversee and maintain QA/QC procedures for field surveys and client deliverables.
  • Preparation of cost estimates for land surveys, topographic surveys, and construction stake-out.
  • Coordinate engineering project survey needs/scheduling with project managers.
  • Perform record research at county recorders’ offices and other government entities, as needed.
  • Learn B&A’s surveying standards and become proficient in utilizing them on projects to deliver quality land surveying services to our clients.

Minimum Qualification

  • Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in surveying or a related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Professional land surveyor license in Illinois or the ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment.
  • 5+ years of land surveying experience with the responsibility of overseeing survey crew operations.
  • Proficiently knowledgeable in the operations and maintenance of GPS equipment and software (preferably Trimble) as well as robotic total stations (preferably Topcon) and differential levels.
  • Demonstrably strong math, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Proficient in utilizing CADD for land surveying purposes.
  • Proficient in construction plan reading.
  • Able to work in varying work conditions in the field such as heat, cold, and over challenging terrain.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and adjust work schedule to meet project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

Ideal Qualification

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation, GeoPak, and Illinois Department of Transportation standards and codes.
  • Prior participation with professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Senior Professional Land Surveyor (P.L.S.) position located in Kirksville, Missouri. The ideal candidate will have the ability to perform boundary, ALTA, topographic and construction surveys utilizing GPS and Total Station instruments. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and schedule survey crew operations.
  • Promote business development and marketing of B&A’s land surveying, construction stake-out, and land development services.
  • Oversee preparation/presentation of survey plats, legal descriptions, easement descriptions, and other survey and land acquisition documents.
  • Oversee and maintain QA/QC procedures for field surveys and client deliverables.
  • Preparation of cost estimates for land surveys, topographic surveys, and construction stake-out.
  • Coordinate engineering project survey needs/scheduling with project managers.
  • Perform record research at county recorders’ offices and other government entities, as needed.
  • Learn B&A’s surveying standards and provide input for continuous improvement.

Minimum Qualification

  • Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in surveying or a related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Professional land surveyor license in Illinois or the ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment.
  • 10+ years of land surveying experience with the responsibility of overseeing survey crew operations.
  • Proficiently knowledgeable in the operations and maintenance of GPS equipment and software (preferably Trimble) as well as robotic total stations (preferably Topcon) and differential levels.
  • Demonstrably strong math, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Proficient in utilizing CADD for land surveying purposes.
  • Proficient in construction plan reading.
  • Able to work in varying work conditions in the field such as heat, cold, and over challenging terrain.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and adjust work schedule to meet project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

Ideal Qualification

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation, GeoPak, and Illinois Department of Transportation standards and codes.
  • Prior participation with professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.
  • Demonstratable experience in mentoring junior staff and accelerating their professional development.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Senior Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Structural Engineer (P.E./S.E.) position located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the design development of bridges, buildings, and other miscellaneous structures. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception through construction while continuously improving our relationships with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Assist and/or lead design development of bridges, buildings, and other miscellaneous structures.
  • Assist and/or lead design development of various construction materials including concrete, steel framing, masonry, timber framing, etc.
  • Assist and/or lead in the production of construction documents utilizing STAAD. Pro and MicroStation CADD software.
  • Perform structural inspections of existing structures including bridges, buildings, concrete structures, water tanks, etc.
  • Assist and/or lead in the preparation of planning reports and infographics.
  • Collaborate with all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Perform structural engineering calculations, analysis, and product specification development under the supervision of a project manager.
  • Perform construction observation and contract administration duties.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, funding agencies, sub-consultants, and construction contractors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • P.E. and S.E. licensure in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain an Illinois P.E. and S.E. within 1 year of employment.
  • 5+ years of experience in structural engineering of buildings and/or bridges.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing infrastructure or building construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure and building plan production.
  • Experience with structural design software, i.e. STAAD. Pro
  • Experience with bridge plan production and knowledgeable with IDOT projects and standards.
  • Knowledgeable in building code and design codes with variety of common building construction materials.
  • Experience with preparation of building plans, specifications, planning reports, etc.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Structural Engineer (P.E., S.E.) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Senior Structural Engineer (P.E./S.E.) position located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the design development of bridges, buildings, and other miscellaneous structures. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception through construction while continuously improving our relationships with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and/or lead engineering teams across all levels and disciplines within B&A to effectively complete project tasks.
  • Manage and/or lead production of engineering plans and specifications for bridges, buildings, and other miscellaneous structures.
  • Direct and/or lead structural inspections of existing facilities and infrastructure.
  • Manage preparation of planning reports and infographics.
  • Perform complex engineering calculations, analysis, and product specification development.
  • Perform construction observation and contract administration duties.
  • Maintain high technical proficiency in either bridge or building engineering with the ability to mentor staff in that proficiency and raise the firm’s capacity to acquire and perform these types of projects.
  • Improve client relationships and consistently bring work to the firm with existing and new clients.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • P.E. and S.E. licensure in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain an Illinois P.E. and S.E. within 6 months of employment.
  • 10+ years of experience in structural engineering of buildings and/or bridges.
  • Experience with CADD software in developing infrastructure or building construction plans.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet various project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn B&A business practices and effectively assist in managing client relationships through effective communication and delivery of quality work product.

Ideal Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as Project Manager for teams of 4 or more professionals.
  • Experience leading Structural design for a variety of project types.
  • Experience utilizing MicroStation in infrastructure and building plan production.
  • Experience with structural design software, i.e. STAAD. Pro.
  • Experience leading bridge plan production for IDOT projects.
  • Expert in building code and design codes with variety of common building construction materials.
  • Experience with leading preparation of building plans, specifications, planning reports, etc.
  • Prior participation within professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.
  • Demonstratable experience in mentoring junior staff and accelerating their professional advancement.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Senior Structural Engineer (P.E., S.E.) Job Ad (pdf)

Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 40+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest. After 50+ years in business, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future by recruiting both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.

B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Professional Land Surveyor (P.L.S.) position located in Jacksonville, Illinoias. The ideal candidate will have the ability to perform boundary, ALTA, topographic and construction surveys utilizing GPS and Total Station instruments. The ideal candidate will also quickly grow within B&A to become comfortable managing projects from inception with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and schedule survey crew operations.
  • Promote business development and marketing of B&A’s land surveying, construction stake-out, and land development services.
  • Oversee preparation/presentation of survey plats, legal descriptions, easement descriptions, and other survey and land acquisition documents.
  • Oversee and maintain QA/QC procedures for field surveys and client deliverables.
  • Preparation of cost estimates for land surveys, topographic surveys, and construction stake-out.
  • Coordinate engineering project survey needs/scheduling with project managers.
  • Perform record research at county recorders’ offices and other government entities, as needed.
  • Learn B&A’s surveying standards and become proficient in utilizing them on projects to deliver quality land surveying services to our clients.

Minimum Qualification

  • Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in surveying or a related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Professional land surveyor license in Illinois or the ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment.
  • 5+ years of land surveying experience with the responsibility of overseeing survey crew operations.
  • Proficiently knowledgeable in the operations and maintenance of GPS equipment and software (preferably Trimble) as well as robotic total stations (preferably Topcon) and differential levels.
  • Demonstrably strong math, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Proficient in utilizing CADD for land surveying purposes.
  • Proficient in construction plan reading.
  • Able to work in varying work conditions in the field such as heat, cold, and over challenging terrain.
  • Experience and comfort working in a team environment with the ability to manage multiple projects and adjust work schedule to meet project deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

Ideal Qualification

  • Experience utilizing MicroStation, GeoPak, and Illinois Department of Transportation standards and codes.
  • Prior participation with professional societies and organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience developing new client relationships and marketing service offerings.

Benton & Associates, Inc. strives to offer competitive salaries and performance incentives. Standard benefits for full-time employment include health and life insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, generous 401k retirement, professional development and training and flexible work scheduling. B&A’s leadership recognizes the value each team member has in the firm’s success and they aim to provide as much financial recognition to those contributions as possible.

Benton & Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to the recruitment, selection development, and promotion of all employees on individual merit. We continually seek to build and maintain a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the population we serve. Our practice is to strive to provide equal employment, training, education, mentoring and advancement to all employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability. You are welcome to submit your resume at any time for consideration.

Download Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) Job Ad (pdf)

Application Process

Resumes and applications may be submitted

by mail to:
Reginald Benton, PE
Benton & Associates, Inc.
1970 West Lafayette, Avenue
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

or by email to:
info@bentonassociates.com

If the career opportunity is available in more than one of our office locations, please indicate on the application if you have a location preference.