Jillyn O'Shea to lead EDI's Civil Engineering Department

Environmental Design International inc. (EDI) is pleased to announce Jillyn O’Shea, PE, has been selected as the firm’s Civil Engineering Department Manager.

Ms. O’Shea has been with EDI for more than seven years. During her time as a Senior Civil Engineer and Project Manager, she has helped deliver high quality civil engineering solutions for EDI’s public and private clients throughout Northeastern Illinois. Ms. O’Shea is vastly experienced in all phases of transportation infrastructure and traffic operations projects, including highway and aviation work, and has taken the lead on several EDI projects at O’Hare International Airport, IDOT, and the Illinois Tollway. 

Ms. O’Shea will manage EDI’s team of civil engineers and CADD staff in her new position. As a member of EDI’s Senior Management Team, she will work with EDI’s other Department Leads in Construction Engineering, Environmental Consulting, Industrial Hygiene, and Surveying. 

“Jillyn’s 23 years of experience, her transportation expertise, and her exemplary contribution to EDI’s Civil Engineering Department over the years made her an obvious choice for this role.” said Leslie J. Sawyer, EDI’s President and CEO. “She has great relationships with EDI clients, and will work diligently to expand EDI’s growing portfolio of traffic engineering and water resources work.”

Ms. O’Shea has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas-Austin. She is also a member of the Greater Chicago Chapter of Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS).

“Working closely with our talented civil engineering staff, I am excited to continue to serve EDI’s diverse client base in this new role,” Ms. O’Shea said. “We have a great team in place and we are looking forward to what is ahead for the department and for the firm.”

Ms. O’Shea can be reached at joshea@envdesigni.com

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