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The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for the full time position of Project Manager for the administration, design, and management of multiple engineering projects, contracts, and consultants.  This position also will assist with oversight of the County’s bridge inspection efforts, as well as budgeting for the County’s bridge program.  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.  Project types include roadway, traffic, safety and bridge improvements.  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.  The employee must be familiar with National Bridge Inspection Standards or willing to participate in bridge inspector training.  The employee will not conduct most of the County’s bridge inspections, but will be a resource to evaluate the County’s inventory.    Some duties and responsibilities will occur outside of regular work hours.  The position requires above average written and oral communication, organizational skills, and 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, and/or Publisher.
 
The candidate must meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Four to eight years of experience in transportation engineering and/or project management
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois Professional Engineering License, or Engineer Intern progressing to a P.E.
• Experience with Phase I and Phase II projects following FHWA/IDOT guidelines.
• Knowledge of highway ordinances, codes, MUTCD Manual, federal and state design and construction standards and state statutes relating to land acquisition
• Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s license
 
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.
40 hours/week
$60,000 to $75,000 / YR DOQ
 
1 open position.
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Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) is seeking applications for a Permit Engineer.  This position evaluates and comments on development activities and highway permit submittals, tracks and maintains permit applications, reviews traffic studies, enforces regulations and policies relative to development activities and access, reviews and approves subdivision plats and right-of-way dedications and coordinates development plans and reviews with KDOT staff, outside engineering consultants, appropriate county staff, municipalities, IDOT, and other agencies as appropriate. The employee will insure that appropriate traffic control measures, construction materials, and procedures are used in the development of engineering plans. Other duties may include presentation of variances of access policies to the Kane County Board Transportation Committee, construction observation duties for select permit projects, and other tasks/projects as assigned from time to time by the Chief of Traffic & 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 highway design and traffic concerns.  The position requires general knowledge of highway signage and the ability to read and understand professional Civil Engineering drawings. 
 
The preferred candidate must have knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.  The job requires extensive use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Publisher, HCS, and other traffic modeling software is preferred but not required.
 
The candidate should meet the following job requirements to be considered for this position:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the Engineering Fundamentals exam
• 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
 
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.
$20.04 - $31.25/HR DOQ
40HRS/WK
1 open position