October 2016


County Engineer – Director of Transportation Opening

 

 

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Job Summary

The Will County Engineer is the Will County Director of Transportation who plans, organizes, directs, and oversees all aspects of design, construction, and maintenance of county roads, bridges and culverts. Prepares and administers department budgets and administers fund sources such as the County and Township Motor Fuel Tax and State Local Bridge Fund per statutory duties. Prepares or directs preparation and modifications of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for road construction.

Incumbent serves as County representative on various boards of regional planning commissions. Incumbent is also responsible for direction and supervision of the County’s Highway Maintenance Department. Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law and the rules and regulations of the Illinois Department of Transportation under the direction of the County Executive and the County Board.

Minimum Qualifications

A baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from a reputable accredited school and at least two years’ experience in civil and highway engineering or in the construction and maintenance of streets or highways, or both, and demonstrated experience in the area of management and administration; or At least 10 years practical experience in civil and highway engineering or in the construction and maintenance of streets or highways, or both, at least 2 years of which shall be administrative experience of a scope comparable to that of the office for which he is a candidate; however, each of the first three academic years’ attendance at a reputable engineering school shall be considered equivalent to two years practical experience in civil and highway engineering or construction and maintenance of streets and highways, and demonstrated experience in the area of management and administration.

This position requires a certificate of registration as a registered professional engineer issued under the provisions of the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989 and, unless a County Engineer or Superintendent of Highways of another Illinois county, passage of an Illinois Department of Transportation county engineers examination; and such other qualifications as may be required by State and Federal law and regulations.

Salary Range

Commensurate with Qualifications

Apply To

Will County Human Resources - WCEDOT
302 N. Chicago Street - 2nd Floor
Joliet, IL 60432
Email: jobs@willcountyillinois.com  Fax: (815) 774-6355

Deadline

October 31

Disclaimer

Completed Will County Employment Application or Resume with cover letter and salary history may be submitted by mail, fax or hand delivered. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process. Equal Opportunity Employer

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