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Job Ref:  VPEOAF68538A
Organization:  Village of Woodridge
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Woodridge
Post Code:  60517
Salary and Benefits:  $65,811.20 to $89,535.60 DOQ

The Village of Woodridge, located in south central DuPage County with a population of approximately 33,000, has an opening for a Civil Engineer in the Public Works Department which reports to the Director of Public Works. The Department has 31 full time equivalent employees. There are two Civil Engineer positions in the department which are supplemented by consulting engineering assistance. This position performs a wide variety of work related to public improvement projects generally including engineering design and construction management, new development review and inspection, and has primary responsibility for the Village’s annual road improvement program, including extensive resident communication.

Position Responsibilities

Planning, surveying, design and management of Village capital improvement projects.Plan review and construction inspection of commercial and residential development sites.Prepare cost estimates, plans, specifications, bids and contract documents. Oversee and perform construction management documentation, testing and inspection of village projects. Budget and grant application preparation and administration for engineering projectsLeads the development of long term planning and implementation of the annual road improvement program.Respond to a variety of inquiries from the public relating to storm water, traffic, Village infrastructure, construction work and other issues relating to municipal engineering. Work with GIS and AUTOCAD to update utility infrastructure data and mapping.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of civil engineering principals and local, state, and federal regulations as applied to municipal engineering. Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and verify items through field observations.Knowledge of accepted construction practices relating to public improvement. Ability to communicate with developers, engineers, contractors and residents. Ability to observe, collect and analyze technical data and to express that data either verbally or in written format. Familiarity with the DuPage County Countywide Storm water and Flood Plain Ordinance.Working experience with computer applications including Microsoft Office, AUTOCAD or Micro station, and ESRI.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or a related engineering field from an accredited engineering program.Minimum four (4) years professional civil engineering experience including design and project management experience; orAny equivalent combination of education and experience.Valid Illinois Drivers’ license.Availability to work occasional evening and weekend hours when required.Bilingual language skills a plus.

Benefit Information and Starting Salary

This is a full-time exempt level position with an excellent benefit package which includes health and life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation, paid sick time, and tuition reimbursement. The annual salary is $65,811.20 - $89,585.60 DOQ.

Application and Testing Process

Applications may be obtained on the Village website: www.vil.woodridge.il.us. Please submit a completed application along with a cover letter, resume and three references to Human Resources, 5 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517. The application deadline is August 4, 2014. The successful candidate is required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check.


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