Engineering Technician

Website Benton & Associates, Inc.

Job Description

Engineering Technician


Benton & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a consulting engineering and land surveying firm of 35+ employees serving public and private clients throughout Illinois, Missouri, and the greater Midwest.  As B&A celebrates its 50th anniversary, our employee-owned firm is looking to its future as it aggressively recruits both recent graduates and experienced professionals of a variety of backgrounds and skillsets.


B&A is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Engineering Technician position located in Jacksonville, Illinois.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist in the design development of infrastructure projects including bridges, roads, site development, water distribution systems, sewer collection/treatment systems and other civil engineering projects.




  • Produce construction plans and documents related to transportation and general civil engineering projects.
  • Utilize MicroStation and Geopak/InRoads to proficiently download survey data, develop existing site contours, profiles, horizontal and vertical roadway alignments, cross sections, and develop proposed grading plans.
  • Learn B&A’s CADD standards and assist in maintaining and updating them.
  • Develop high proficiency in creating CADD deliverables and look continuously for methods of improvement through use of emerging technologies and software.
  • Assist in construction observation duties as infrastructure and building projects are being constructed.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Associate’s degree and 1-3 years of experience OR,
  • High school degree (or equivalent) and 3-5 years of experience.
  • Experience with CADD software to develop 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.


Ideal Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering technology or equivalent.
  • Experience in topographic surveys and construction staking using GPS and robotic total station equipment.
  • Experience with easements and rights-of-way.
  • Experience producing roadway plans following IDOT CADD standards.
  • Experience utilizing MicroStation and Geopak/InRoads in infrastructure plan production.


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.

How to Apply

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: Employment applications can be downloaded from our website: