618. 687. 1771
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
401 South 17th Street 
Murphysboro, IL 62966

FUNDING SPECIALIST

FUNDING SPECIALIST

JTB is looking for a funding specialist to manage the various aspects of funding for our clients. This will include both grants and loans. Experience is preferred but not required. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. JTB is a full-service civil, environmental and surveying firm with both private and public-sector clients. Our firm focuses on a wide range of projects including utility, roadway, aeronautics, storm water and surveying projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages loan and grant funding for local municipalities.

Responsible for all aspects of each funding source which may include; initial grant application, environmental review, income verification, procurement, contracts, quarterly reports, financials, compliance, files and grant closeout.

Administer funding from the State of Illinois, Rural Development, DCEO, etc.

Act as the primary liaison between the grantor and the grantee.

Meet with communities to determine their areas of need.

Research and identify new sources of funding.

Maintain complete and accurate files.

Attend and speak at public meetings.

Other tasks in support of coworkers.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Previous experience writing and administrating grants and loans preferred but not required.

Ability to multitask. Will be responsible for many funding sources that may take several years to complete

Capacity and initiative to find answers to problems independently.

Skillful writer with the ability to convey complex ideas.

Excellent time-management skills

Ability to positively work with the public.

Word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software

Working in a team environment

Communicating effectively, both written and verbal, with co-workers

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to J.T. Blankinship, Inc. 401 S. 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966.

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR NEEDED

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR NEEDED

JTB is looking for a construction inspector to ensure contractor compliance with the Construction Contract. Experience is preferred but not required. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. JTB is a full-service civil, environmental and surveying firm with both private and public-sector clients. Our firm focuses on a wide range of projects including utility, roadway, aeronautics, storm water and surveying projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Observe the contractor's construction and installation work in accordance with the plans, specifications, and special provisions for the Construction Contract to determine that work observed is constructed in general conformance with such documents.

Document construction activities observed on a daily diary, provide photographic records, and track completed work.

Assist in reviewing contractor progress payment.

Provide field support services for submittals, and request for contract change orders.

Notify the Design Engineer of any observed non-conformances and assist in the issuance of non-conformance reports as required.

Document as-built conditions as observed.

Monitor and document change order work in the field. 

Monitor the Contractor's Quality Control activities, including the Contractor's sampling and testing of materials.

Monitor Contractor's Work Zone Traffic Control Plan and review modifications to the Work Zone Control Plan

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Well-organized, intelligent person

Inspection background a plus but not required

IDOT documentation of contract quantities a plus.

High School level mathematics

CADD, word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software

Scaling, drawing layout and a high degree of accuracy in copying

Working in a team environment

Communicating effectively, both written and verbal, with co-workers

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to J.T. Blankinship, Inc. 401 S. 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966.

Civil Engineer

MUNICIPAL, WATER OR SEWER ENGINEER

J.T. Blankinship, Inc. is seeking a Civil Engineer with interest in municipal, water, or sewer projects to join our staff. Experience is preferred but not required. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. JTB is a full-service civil, environmental and surveying firm with both private and public-sector clients. Our firm focuses on a wide range of projects including utility, roadway, aeronautics, storm water and surveying projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform design and analysis for civil engineering projects using accepted design practices

Work independently on design and production of construction plans, specifications and cost estimates

Prepare design calculations, quantity take-offs and cost estimates

Direct and review production of drawings by CAD draftsmen as well as the ability to complete your own drawings

Attend project meetings

Project administration duties, activities, document controls and project scheduling

Other assignments as needed

Key Qualifications:

B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field

PE or EIT license or willing to acquire

Working knowledge and experience with state and regional regulations

Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Knowledge of MicroStation and Geopak preferred

Project experience working with IEPA, RD, DCEO, various counties and/or local municipalities

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Civil/Roadway Engineer Needed

ROAD DESIGN ENGINEER

J.T. Blankinship, Inc. is seeking a Civil/Roadway Engineer with 3-5 years of experience preferred to join our staff. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. JTB is a full-service civil, environmental and surveying firm with both private and public-sector clients. Our firm focuses on a wide range of projects including utility, roadway, aeronautics, storm water and surveying projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform design and analysis for civil engineering projects using accepted design practices
  • Work independently on design and production of construction plans, specifications and cost estimates
  • Prepare design calculations, quantity take-offs and cost estimates
  • Direct and review production of drawings by CAD draftsmen as well as the ability to complete your own drawings
  • Attend project meetings
  • Project administration duties, activities, document controls and project scheduling
  • Other assignments as needed

Key Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field
  • PE license or on PE track required
  • Working knowledge and experience with state and regional regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of MicroStation and Geopak preferred
  • Project experience working with IDOT, FHWA, various counties and/or local municipalities

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to J.T. Blankinship, Inc. 401 S. 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966.

Join our team!

We are always looking for candidates who love the work we do and want to join our group of dedicated employees. Submit your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will contact you as we have opportunities that fit your skill set.