Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
February 22, 2018
Starting at 3906.88
Full Time - Experienced
Civil - Transportation, Civil Engineering
Under the direction of the Bureau Chief of Project Development; manages and coordinates preliminary engineering and environmental studies required for roadway, rail, transit, freight, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements. Develops solutions reflecting the demands of highway safety and mobility ensuring effective use of available funds; consideration of operational and maintenance impacts; and the appropriate level of environmental study/review and consideration of impact mitigation. Interacts with elected officials, Federal, State, local governmental agencies and the general public on ongoing preliminary engineering studies. Reviews, coordinates and manages preliminary engineering studies prepared by departmental staff, local public agencies and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) regarding improvements on or adjacent to the County roadway system. Performs other duties as assigned.
*This position is actively recruited and at will.
Job Posting Closing Date: Mar 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
Eight (8) years of full-time work experience as a transportation engineer which includes four (4) years in a managerial or supervisory capacity is required.
Current registration in the State of Illinois as a Licensed Professional Engineer is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is Bi-Weekly
Internal Number: Requisition ID: 00121285
About Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways was established in 1913 by the State of Illinois upon approval of the first officially recorded County highway system maps. The present day system has evolved to include jurisdictional authority over 568 center line miles of highways. The Department has maintenance responsibilities for 1,426 lane miles of pavement, 132 bridges, 360 traffic signals and seven pumping stations from four maintenance facilities.