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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:

• Ideally, a minimum of 10 years progressive engineering and/or construction experience in the construction field, preferably road, highway and/or bridge/structure construction.
• Ideally, 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.
 
Position remains open until filled
40 HRS/WEEK $60,008-$79,690 Yearly 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)
• Ideally 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
$60,008-$85,947 Yearly
40HRS/WK
Flexible work hours available
1 open position
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Kane County Division of Transportation currently has openings for summer interns in our Construction and Traffic/Permitting Divisions: • Positions available early May through early September Job Descriptions: Construction Division: Construction oversight and transportation engineering design. Duties includes a majority of time in the field performing construction oversight on active road and bridge projects at different locations throughout the County. The job may include surveying, confirming quantities, quality control, support work on pavement preservation program and office work in support of these field activities. Activities may also include design assistance, writing technical memoranda, and preparing bid documents in support of Engineering Division as directed. This position reports to the Chief of Construction. Traffic/Permitting Division: Traffic and permitting field support. Duties include a significant amount of time in the field at locations throughout the County performing sight distance evaluations, traffic data collection, surveying, and field checks for compliance with permitting activities. A portion of this position includes office based activities such as maintaining databases and Geographic Information Systems in support of division workflow. Familiarity and experience with GIS and database management required, and will be confirmed at time of interview. This position reports to the Permit Administrator. Qualifications: Sophomore, Junior or Senior year of college with major in Civil Engineering, Planning, Construction Management or GIS per requirements of Division opening. GPA: Minimum 2.5 on 4.0 scale Deadline to apply- May 1, 2020
$12- $15 hour (depending upon experience) - 40 hours per week
2 open postions