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The Kane County Division of Transportation seeks applications for the full time position of Construction Resident Engineer/Project Manager. This position reports directly to the County Chief of Construction.  This position is responsible for supervising, coordinating and managing various highway construction projects and contracts either as a County Project Resident Engineer or Project Manager for a consulting Resident Engineer. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate planning and execution of multiple capital improvement projects with various municipalities and the State of Illinois (IDOT) in order to keep the contracts within budget and on schedule. 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 candidate should be a team player, self-starter and must understand civil engineering plans and specifications, working with survey instruments and data collection devices and should be able to complete construction inspection and coordination procedures in a safe and timely manner so as not to delay the contractor with proposed work items. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher and IDOT ICORS.
 
The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:

• A minimum of 10 years progressive engineering and/or construction experience in the construction field, preferably road, highway and/or bridge/structure construction.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in project construction management;
• A working familiarity with Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction issued by IDOT, as well as MUTCD and MFT guidelines and procedures is preferred.
• Experience with the ICORS documentation system and IDOT documentation certification is preferred.
• Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license.
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering from an ABET-accredited University or College or a combination of Science based education and work experience.
• Experience with survey equipment and construction layout.
 
Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience of the desired candidate.
 
How to Apply:  Visit http://www.countyofkane.org/Pages/Employment.aspx in order to obtain an application.  Submit cover letter, resume, application and references by mail to Kane County 719 S. Batavia Avenue, Room 312, Geneva, IL  60134, or by email to hrmcorrespondence@co.kane.il.us.
 
Position remains open until filled.
40 HOURS/WEEK – FULL TIME
HOURLY RATE: $28.85-$/37 hour DOQ
1 open position
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The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the position of Project Manager/Traffic Safety Engineer. The position will work to analyze existing highway safety, capacity, and operational issues, and provide recommendations for future improvements. The employee will also be responsible for administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants.  This position is responsible for implementing Phase I/II engineering projects and taking the necessary steps to ensure that the projects are completed on schedule and within budget.  The employee must be able to successfully coordinate the planning, design and execution of capital improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).  The employee must provide engineering and management assistance for design, construction, permitting and land acquisition divisions, supervise, coordinate, review and evaluate all phases of engineering and provide technical direction to consultants and other staff on design requirements.  Some duties and responsibilities will 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 Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and/or MicroStation.  Familiarity with HCS and Synchro is preferred.
 
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
 
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (P.E. license preferred)
• 5 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
$28.85- $40.87/HR DOQ
40HRS/WK
1 open position
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Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Traffic/Permit Engineer.  This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, develops and reviews traffic studies, assists with asset management for street lighting and equipment, and performs other highway and traffic duties as assigned. Employee must be able to successfully coordinate safety enhancements and improvement projects with various townships, municipalities, the State of Illinois (IDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration to provide for the safe and efficient travel of the motoring public. The position provides recommendations to solve existing deficiencies of intersections and other related highway safety and efficiency concerns and is responsible to provide recommendations to the Chief of Traffic Operations & Permitting, Deputy Director and County Engineer.
 
The preferred candidate must have the ability to deal with the public in a professional manner - and answer and communicate effectively about highway design and traffic concerns. The position requires knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings.  The preferred candidate must have knowledge of and experience working with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software.
 
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
 
• 5 years minimum experience in highway design, safety and traffic management
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois Professional Engineering License preferred
• Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes
• Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) designation desired
 
Application deadline:  Open till filled
 
Kane County Employment application, cover letter, resume to:

Kane County Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Ave, Room 312
Geneva, IL 60134

Or
Download employment application at: www.countyofkane.org
 
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check. EEO Employer/Program.

Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
$28.85 - $40.87/HR DOQ
40HRS/WK
1 open position
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The Planning Liaison is responsible for regional transportation planning and programming activities related to highway, transit and bicycle/pedestrian facilities and projects. This position staffs the Kane Kendall Council of Mayors (KKCOM) and provides technical assistance in obtaining and administering federal and state transportation funds through research, report preparation and agency coordination efforts. Work includes implementation of the Kane County Division of Transportation’s long range transportation planning activities and other regional transportation projects, studies and programs.

The Liaison serves as a communication link between the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), and local governments via the Council of Mayors. The Liaison is responsible for managing the Council of Mayors Surface Transportation Program (STP), maintaining accurate programming of all Council projects in the region’s Transportation Improvement Program and regular coordination with local agencies, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). Regional travel and occasional night meetings are required.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems, Civil Engineering, or related field. Master’s Degree is preferred but not required. Experience with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign desired. Experience with GIS is a plus. Candidate should possess excellent writing and public presentation skills, map interpretation, analytical and computer skills.

Desired qualifications: Two years of experience in a related field.

Kane County Division of Transportation website: http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/

Kane Kendall Council of Mayors website: http://www.kkcom.org/
Submit cover letter, resume and references to:

Kane County Department of Human Resource Management
719 S. Batavia Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Download employment application at www.countyofkane.org
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check.
EEO Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.
$40,000-$52,000 annually 40HRS/Week
1 open position