Careers

Since 1937, Austin Engineering Company Inc. has offered quality, economical civil engineering design and land surveying services in the Greater Peoria, IL region and beyond. We are professionally licensed in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin & Florida.
Recently, we have opened a branch office in Davenport, IA and are looking forward to providing the Quad Cities area with the same committed personal touch that our Peoria area clients have enjoyed for the past 80 years.

Our firm has extensive experience in commercial and residential land development including single family residential subdivisions, apartment complexes, senior living complexes, condominiums, strip centers, and stand-alone commercial developments. We also specialize in stormwater control and management including detention/retention facility design and flood studies as well as hydraulic and hydrologic analysis.

As a Land Surveying firm, we specialize in all types of surveys including ALTA/NSPS surveys, topographic surveys, rural farm surveys, subdivisions, individual property surveys, condominium surveys, FEMA LOMA and Elevation Certificates, and construction layout. Austin Engineering has an immediate opening for the following positions:

Location: Peoria

Engineering Technician
As an Engineering Technician with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing various tasks related to design plan preparation, construction observation and land surveying. A mix of both office work and fieldwork can be expected throughout Illinois and Eastern... Read more

Location: Peoria, Davenport, Satellite Office

Professionally Licensed Civil Engineer
Professionally Licensed Civil Engineer (P.E.) – Land Development Experience Location: Peoria, IL, Davenport, IA, or Perhaps Even in Your Current Community! As a Professionally Licensed Land Development Civil Engineer with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for working with other... Read more

Location: Peoria, Devenport

Land Survey Crew Chief
As a Land Survey Crew Chief with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing the field work for various types of survey and engineering related projects throughout Illinois and Eastern Iowa. These tasks will include but not be limited... Read more

Location: Peoria, Davenport

Professional Land Surveyor
As a Professional Land Surveyors with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing the office and field work for various types of survey and engineering related projects throughout Illinois and Eastern Iowa. These tasks will include but not be... Read more
Engineering Technician
As an Engineering Technician with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing various tasks related to design plan preparation, construction observation and land surveying. A mix of both office work and fieldwork can be expected throughout Illinois and Eastern Iowa. These tasks will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Assist Design Engineers with the preparation of plans. Proficient AutoCAD skills are a must, with experience in Civil 3D a bonus.
  • Prepare construction layout points for use by the survey crew.
  • Perform construction observation services in the field.
  • Project manage small land development and utility design projects from start to finish.
  • Perform preliminary research in office and at the courthouse in preparation for the survey project.
  • Collection of all survey data pertinent to the completion of the project.
  • Work on survey crew performing all types of surveys. Direct experience as a party chief not required but please note it in your resume if you have this experience.
  • Preparation of clear, legible, and organized field notes to assist the designer/surveyors with their projects and to prepare as-built plans per client or municipal requirements.
  • Maintenance of survey vehicle and equipment.
  • Act as a field liaison for our clients and project managers.
  The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible civil engineering land development related experience.
  • Experience as a Survey Crew Chief.
  • Experience as a Construction Observer.
  • Expertise with Trimble GPS and Robotic survey equipment.
  • Proficient AutoCAD skills in both design and survey (Civil 3D experience preferred)
  • Clean driver’s license and the ability to travel on an as-needed basis.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to make the company successful and clients happy.
Austin Engineering provides and excellent and competitive benefits package which includes 401k, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Continuing Education, and paid time off. Salary to be based upon experience. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@austinengineerigcompany.com

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Professionally Licensed Civil Engineer
Professionally Licensed Civil Engineer (P.E.) – Land Development Experience Location: Peoria, IL, Davenport, IA, or Perhaps Even in Your Current Community! As a Professionally Licensed Land Development Civil Engineer with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for working with other AECI team members to complete detailed construction plan documents and specifications and securing all required civil site plan permits for a variety of land development projects.  Time management and adherence to design time budgets and schedules is a must.  
  • Prepare detailed grading plans and cut-fill quantities.
  • Prepare stormwater calculations and facilities design.
  • Underground utility design (sanitary sewer, storm sewer, water mains)
  • Interact with municipal, county, state and federal plan reviewers.
  • Develop schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Other tasks related to design plans for site plans, roadway plans, subdivisions, underground utilities, etc., etc.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • P.E. License with Land Development Experience
  • 5 years of progressively responsible land development design experience.
  • Strong Civil 3D Skills.
  • Licensed in Illinois at a minimum, Iowa is a plus or willing to file with NCEES for ease of reciprocity.
  • Clean driver’s license and the ability to travel on an as-needed basis.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile and do whatever it takes to make a client happy.
  • Willingness to answer emails and phone calls before, during and after hours, and on weekends.
Austin Engineering provides an excellent and competitive benefits package which includes 401k, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Continuing Education, and paid time off. Salary to be based upon experience and is negotiable.  We work hard, but we have fun, so we are looking for individuals who want to do the same.   Relocation to Peoria, IL area or Quad Cities, IL/IA area is NOT required in all cases.  If you have the experience we need, and contacts in your community that will generate more work for yourself and the company, let’s talk about how we can start a satellite office in your community!  To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@austinengineerigcompany.com

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Land Survey Crew Chief
As a Land Survey Crew Chief with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing the field work for various types of survey and engineering related projects throughout Illinois and Eastern Iowa. These tasks will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Perform preliminary research in office and at the courthouse in preparation for the survey project.
  • Collection of all survey data pertinent to the completion of the project.
  • Preparation of clear, legible, and organized field notes to assist the designer/surveyors with their projects.
  • Maintenance of survey vehicle and equipment.
  • Act as a field liaison for our clients and project managers.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible surveying experience.
  • Experience performing boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS surveys, FEMA surveys, topographic surveys and construction layout.
  • Expertise with Trimble GPS and Robotic survey equipment.
  • Experience with AutoCAD software (Civil 3D experience preferred)
  • LSIT License or CST Certification
  • Clean driver’s license and the ability to travel on an as-needed basis.
Austin Engineering provides an excellent and competitive benefits package which includes 401k, Medical Insurance, Dental insurance, Continuing Education, and paid time off. Salary to be based upon experience.

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Professional Land Surveyor
As a Professional Land Surveyors with Austin Engineering, you will be responsible for completing the office and field work for various types of survey and engineering related projects throughout Illinois and Eastern Iowa. These tasks will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Perform preliminary research in office and at the courthouse and prepare job files for the field crews.
  • Compute land survey boundaries, prepare staking files for construction layout, and prepare various types of survey plats.
  • Effectively communicate survey results to clients and project managers.
  • Oversight of field crews collecting data for your assigned projects.
  • Organization and management of survey field books, records, and files.
  • Assist Corporate land Survey Manager and other project managers as required.
  • Assist with Bids and Proposals.
  • Review of Deliverables and delivery of products.
  • Fill in as a Survey Crew Chief when necessary.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible surveying experience.
  • Expertise performing boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS surveys, FEMA surveys, topographic surveys and construction layout.
  • Expertise with Trimble GPS and Robotic survey equipment.
  • Expertise with AutoCAD software (Civil 3D experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of field to finish survey procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • PLS Licensure in Illinois (Iowa PLS Licensure is a plus)
  • Clean driver’s license and the ability to travel on an as-needed basis.
Austin Engineering provides and excellent and competitive benefits package which includes 401k, Medical Insurance, Dental insurance, Continuing Education, and paid time off. Salary to be based upon experience.

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