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Background and Experience • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of science-based education and work experience. • A minimum of 10 years engineering and/or construction experience preferably involving road, highway and/or bridge construction is highly desirable but not mandatory. • A minimum of five years project construction management experience is desirable. Ideal Candidate Competencies and Abilities • Ably discharge duties as County Project Engineer or Project Manager for Consulting Resident Engineer; • Effectively supervise, coordinate and manage highway construction projects and contracts including maintaining conformance with established schedules and budgets; • Successful coordination, planning and execution of capital improvement projects in cooperation with various state and local agencies; • A working familiarity with IDOT standard specifications for road and bridge construction, as well as MUTCD and MFT guidelines and procedures; • Experience with the ICORS documentation system and IDOT documentation certification; • Understand civil engineering plans and specifications and construction layout; • Work with survey instruments, equipment and data collection devices; • Conduct construction inspection and coordination procedures in a timely and safe manner. Qualifications Excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others, proficiency with Microsoft software programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license. Benefits/Work Schedule The county offers a very competitive benefit program including a flexible work schedule tailored to meet the needs of individual employees. How to Apply Applications for jobs with Kane County must be submitted through the Human Resources Department. View the job posting and download the employment application at www.countyofkane.org. Please submit online application with cover letter and resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 Or Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
$60,008-$76,960, DOQ 40 Hours/Weekly
1 open position until filled
 
  
The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of Civil Engineer I-III / Project Manager. The position functions as a project manager for the administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants. This individual reports directly to Chief of Design and will implement engineering projects and take necessary steps to ensure that the project progresses and is completed on schedule and within budget. The employee will also oversee and administrate the County’s bridge inventory. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate planning, design and execution of capital improvement projects with various municipalities and the State of Illinois (IDOT). Additionally, this position will provide engineering and management assistance for design, construction, permitting and land acquisition departments of KDOT, will supervise, coordinate, review and evaluate all phases of engineering, provide technical direction to consultants and other staff on design requirements and coordinate and execute requests for traffic and speed studies. Other tasks include providing technical guidance to ensure all department designs meet county and local storm water ordinances, and developing project specifications. This position assists the Chief of Design in managing design contracts for the execution of capital projects and also assists the Chief of Construction in the management and/or coordination of any construction or construction management contract including in-field management and testing Some duties and responsibilities may occur outside of regular work hours. The position requires above average written and oral communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others and effectively manage time. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Office Suite, CADD programs and Microsoft Project. Visit the KDOT website at kdot.countyofkane.org for more information about the Division of Transportation. The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. The possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) license issued by the State of Illinois is required. • Possession of a Professional Engineer (PE) license issued from the State of Illinois is required for Civil Engineer II-III. • Minimum 3 years of experience in highway design, safety and traffic management • Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license Download Kane County employment application at: www.countyofkane.org. Send application, cover letter, and resume to: Kane County Department of Human Resource Management 719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312 Geneva, IL 60134 OR: Email: hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
$60,008-$85,947 / Yearly DOQ 40 Hours per Week
1 open position until filled