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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 Permit Technician.  This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, consistent with the County regulations and policies relative to work in the right-of-way and access, tracks and maintains permit applications, and is a technical writer for permits and Letters of Authority. Other duties may include GIS mapping of permit locations, coordination of reviews with KDOT staff, engineering consultants, municipalities, IDOT, contractors, and other agencies (as appropriate), issuance of oversize/overweight moving permits, and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time by the Permit Administrator, Chief of Traffic Operation & Permitting, County Engineer, or Deputy Director.
The preferred candidate must have the ability to deal with the public in a professional manner – and answer and communicate effectively about permitted projects. The position requires general knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Knowledge of ArcMap is preferred but not required.
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Experience in highway design, safety and traffic management is desired, but not required
• Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes desired, but not required
• Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license
 
Position remains open until filled
40 HOURS/WEEK - FULL TIME (PART TIME POSSIBLE)
YEARLY SALARY RANGE:  $35,000-$50,000 doq
1 Open Position