Staff Design Engineer

Collinsville, Illinois | St. Louis, Missouri

Volkert seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our West Central Region Team in Illinois & Missouri (Collinsville & St. Louis Offices) as a Staff Design Engineer. Under the direction of the Engineering Operations Manager, this entry level engineer will serve in a supporting technical role on roadway and utility design projects.

The successful candidate will preferably have 2 to 6 years’ experience in roadway and utility design.  The candidate should possess a strong working knowledge of design standards & software and have advanced writing /communication skills.  The candidate will be expected to work on multiple design projects for IDOT, MoDOT and local municipalities under the guidance of an experienced project engineer or project manager.  The successful candidate will have great potential for advancement and will make a difference in the infrastructure improvement in the local and regional community.


  • S. in Civil engineering from ABET accredited engineering program
  • I.T. Certification

Desired Skills & Experience

  • MicroStation V8i
  • OpenRoads
  • GEOPAK Drainage
  • Haestad Programs (WaterCAD, SewerCAD, StormCAD, PondPack, CulvertMaster, FlowMaster, etc.)
  • Design for IDOT, MoDOT and local municipalities
  • AutoCAD Civil 3d
  • Microsoft Office

Volkert’s greatest resource is its people. As an employee-owned company, our goal is for all of our associates to enjoy a sense of security and well-being. Our benefits package is comprehensive and competitive, focusing on health, wellness, savings, and retirement. Volkert offers an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) Plan, 401(K), Flexible Spending Plan, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Group Health Insurance, Optional Benefits include Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Life Insurance in addition to paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave.

APPLY FOR THE POSITION: Salary is commensurate with experience.  All resumes received will be held in confidence.  Email Resume and additional information to with the subject line: Staff Design Engineer — (St. Louis, MO or Collinsville, IL).

Volkert, Inc is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.