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Civil Engineer - Highland Park , IL (ID: 293223)

Title Civil Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted January 7, 2018
City / Organization Highland Park , IL
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Description

Description of Primary Purpose: Key staff member in enforcing City code and Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance on public and private developments. Primary staff responsible for traffic engineering related matters including being a liaison to Traffic Management Committee, Transportation Commission, and BikeWalk Advisory Group. Performs professional municipal engineering work related to traffic management, water distribution and production systems, storm and sanitary sewers, stormwater management, floodplain, streets, steep slope zones-ravines/bluffs, and other duties as assigned. To be an Acting City Engineer, as needed and be an active participant in assisting various Sections of Public Works Department and other Departments.
Qualification Requirements: Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Graduation from accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field required.
Experience: Require minimum five years of civil engineering experience related to public infrastructure design and construction, traffic engineering, and review of development plan and plats. Municipal engineering experience preferred. Familiarity with Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance requirements and duties of Enforcement Officer.
Certification or License: A valid Illinois driver's license or equivalent. And an Engineer-in-Training (EIT)/Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate from State of Illinois or equivalent. Professional Engineer (PE) license from State of Illinois or equivalent preferred. Employment contingent upon obtaining a State of Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) license within two years of hiring.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Proficiencies: Thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices and methods of application in a municipal setting. Emphasis on ability to acquire knowledge of City policies, laws and regulations which have an impact on the Division's performance. Able to accomplish detailed design for infrastructure capital improvement projects. Ability to prepare cost estimates for work designed by in-house staff. Ability to prepare written reports on related engineering matters. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form, with employees, consultants, other agencies, City officials and the general public. Compose and prepare written correspondence. Skill and diplomacy in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with public officials, employees, staff, resource and community organizations, and the general public and to effectively and discreetly convey information.


Job Post Expiration Date   February 8, 2018

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