The Community Development Department - Engineering Division is seeking candidates with experience in roadway construction and drainage improvements for the position of Civil Engineer. This position is responsible for the initiation, design management, and supervision of construction of public improvements.
The Civil Engineer can expect to work closely with the Village Engineer, contract employees and in-house engineering staff on capital improvement projects as outlined in the Village’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The Civil Engineer is expected to have knowledge of and be able to manage all phases of capital projects. Candidates will have the desire and experience in performing professional level engineering work including project design, planning, and construction.
General minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related curriculum; at least 3 years experience in municipal civil engineering performing work of a comparable nature; and a valid drivers license. State of Illinois Professional Engineer Intern License is preferred and highly desirable. The qualifications listed are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered.
Other responsibilities include:
Acts as a project manager in the planning, design, construction and inspection of a variety of public works projects; prepares preliminary cost estimates; works with consultants in coordinating designs; prepares bid documents; manages projects from design to completion of construction; gives technical engineering advice to associates.
Reviews plans, plats and construction drawings submitted by developers for compliance with standards and codes; reviews work in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with plans.
Administers utility permit issuance and construction program for utility improvements within the right-of-way.