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Entry Level Engineer

Company: Testing Service Corp 
Specialty Area: All 
Type: Full-Time 
Graduating in: May August December
With degree: BS MS PhD
Location: Gurnee, IL 60031 


We are currently seeking a recent or May 2020 graduate to work at our Gurnee, Illinois office. This office performs both construction materials testing and geotechnical services for a variety of commercial, residential and public projects in the northern Chicago suburbs and southern Wisconsin. You will be working under the direction of an experienced professional engineer and helping manage the day to day operations of the office.

Duties include:

1) Preparation of summary reports for field and laboratory testing
2) Construction materials and soil laboratory testing
3) Performing and/or observing field and laboratory tests
4) Laying out boring/core locations
5) Scheduling field technician
6) Keeping track of invoicing/budgets on projects

Future Duties include:
1) Preparing proposals/budgets for future project
2) Managing new projects
3) Writing geotechnical reports
4) Troubleshooting site problems
5) Providing recommendations/advice to field technicians and/or clients


Newly hired engineers work under one or more professional engineers until they become professional engineers (4-5 yrs). During early development a significant amount of time is spent in the field to understand the types of testing and information communicated from the field technicians. Responsibilities and duties will continue to increase over time.
All training will be provided by TSC. A specialty or strong background in geotechnical, materials or construction engineering could increase a candidate's chances, but all specialties are welcome to apply.

Additional Information

TSC offers competitive wages and yearly performance/salary adjustments. The starting salary for the Gurnee Staff Engineer position is $55,000.00 per year. Larger salary increases are available upon obtaining a professional engineering license and/or promotions or increases in responsibilities. Other benefits include:

Blue Cross/Blue shield health insurance with optional vision and dental
401K retirement plan with up to a 4% company match
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Vacation is an accrual based system with escalating rates based on years of employment
Continuing Education Reimbursement

Application Procedure

Please contact me via phone or email with any additional questions. If you are interested in the position, please email me your resume.

Thank you

Jack Massa, P.E.
Testing Service Corporation
Phone: (630) 784-4002