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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
$60,008-$79,690 Yearly DOQ
40 HRS/WEEK
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 YR DOQ
40HRS/WK
Flexible work hours available
1 open position
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Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Construction Technician/Manager. This position assists Chief of Construction and Senior Project Manager in all aspects of project management and administration, and ensuring that Division’s capital improvement projects are constructed according to plan, specifications and estimates in a safe and timely manner. This position manages multiple consultant construction management contracts and assumes Resident Engineer position for projects for the Division as directed. This position also manages consultants to perform construction observation and management (Phase 3), and acts as Division field liaison between the Construction contractor and associated subcontractors, consulting resident engineer, utility companies, and other government agencies during implementation of projects. May assist in managing interns, and co-ops for any and all design and construction tasks as assigned by the Chief of Construction. Other duties may include coordination of reviews with KDOT staff, engineering consultants, municipalities, IDOT, contractors, and other agencies (as appropriate), and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time by the Chief of Construction. The preferred candidate must have the ability to effectively manage time and work load as well as deal with the public in a professional manner – and answer and communicate effectively about construction projects. The job also requires significant time in the field performing construction management and review as described above. Weekend and night work during peak construction times may be required depending on projects assigned. The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position: • Four-year degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field from an ABET accredited College or University; or combination of experience and formal education. • Seeking five (5) years’ experience in highway design, safety and traffic. Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes desired. • Ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. • Ability to work on computers and survey field equipment with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and computer aided drawing and design software. • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with various public groups regarding sensitive and difficult situations that arise during implementation of the capital improvement program. • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license
$50,000-$70,000 YR DOQ 40HRS/WK
1 open position