VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
The Village of Schaumburg employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be. Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois and was recently named by Money Magazine as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Live!
We are currently recruiting for a dedicated, results-oriented Civil Engineer to join our Transportation Department. Take the next step in your career!
INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Civil Engineer (Transportation Department) with an online application deadline of 10/30/2017 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.
SALARY RANGE: $72,471.15 - $105,090.14 annually dependent on qualifications with excellent benefits and a performance-based merit increase program.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
This position is responsible for assisting in a variety of transportation operations including conducting and reviewing traffic engineering studies using generally accepted engineering principles; manages the implementation of a variety of capital projects related to traffic signals, bikeway and roadway improvements; provides technical review of proposed project developments; recommends hiring consultants and manages professional consulting agreements to provide design and construction services; and manages and directs contractors on a variety of transportation improvements. Provides analysis related to transportation issues including parking and traffic circulation, traffic signals, road and intersection capacities, bicycling, and ADA; prepares technical reports and makes oral and written presentations to boards, committees, commissions, developers, consultants and the general public.
Administers a variety of Capital Improvement Plan projects as they relate to the Transportation Department, including project development, completion and financial record-keeping. Ensures compliance with Village, Cook County and Illinois Department of Transportation standards. Oversees consultants’ work relating to transportation projects including but not limited to engineering, traffic signal, parking, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements. Recommends hiring consulting firms and supervises these consultants on a wide range of professional contracts throughout the design and construction process. Collects traffic data, performs technical analysis, and makes recommendations based on the findings regarding road and intersection function, traffic signal operations, resident traffic complaints, parking and traffic circulation, ADA compliance, and other transportation requests. Responds to inquiries from other agencies, private sector engineers, and the general public on various transportation related issues. Communicates transportation data and recommendations to internal and external customers. Responsible for database development, statistical analysis of that data, and maintenance of databases and records, cost, trends, in addition to written/verbal communication of those findings to staff, Manager’s Office, and elected officials as requested by supervisor and Department Director. As part of the Project Review Group, reviews proposed site plans, traffic studies and parking studies submitted by developers for safe and adequate traffic, bicycle and pedestrian circulation, parking and access, and transit vehicle accommodation. Assists senior staff with preparation of transportation related reports for oral and written presentations to boards, committees, media, developers, consultants and the general public and attends monthly evening Transportation Committee meetings. Performs other duties as assigned. Assists in the analysis and prioritization of projects for inclusion in the capital improvements program. Assists in the preparation of a variety of transportation related reports and presentations. Represents the Transportation Department and the Village on a variety of internal committees and regional transportation-related committees and represents the Village on coordinated efforts with Cook and DuPage Counties, the Illinois Tollway, and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field. A minimum of one to three years of experience in transportation engineering with a municipal government, state or federal agency or with engineering consulting firm. Experience with preliminary design (Phase I) engineering studies and traffic signal operations a plus. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) with the State of Illinois preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment. Previous experience using generally accepted transportation engineering principles and ability to analyze data, and various transportation modes, engineering economics, traffic operations. Previous experience with service and consultant contract management. Ability to make effective verbal and written presentations. Ability to write reports and prepare related correspondence.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Necessity to evaluate and organize large quantities of data. Ability to perform highly technical analysis. Necessity to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Prolonged periods of concentration required for calculation, organizing, interpreting rules, regulations, ordinances and other legislation. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: Section 125 cafeteria plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER