Kane County Illinois, with over 531,000 residents across 30 municipalities, is seeking to fill two critical positions in the Division of Transportation “KDOT”. Kane County is a diverse and thriving region; home to large established cities like Aurora and Elgin, trendy suburbs along the Fox River Valley, and maintains its’ sprawling agricultural character including many tiny and charming hamlets. At the same time, Kane County benefits from excellent schools and world-class community colleges and private universities.
Several large international corporations have chosen Kane County as their home for US headquarters; in part because the region is the heartland’s hotspot for technology and innovation. This technology focus is benefitted by a highly educated and sought-after skilled labor force. Access to metro Chicago is direct and efficient whether by commuter rail lines or US highway. These access venues also lead to a multitude of recreational opportunities including over 300 miles of bike trails and 76 forest preserves.
KDOT, the award-winning county division of transportation, is a critical player in the Chicago Metro region for planning and implementation of major road, bridge and other transportation projects. KDOT offers the opportunity to work on a variety of complex and challenging projects; ranging from river crossings to roundabouts and coordination of traffic management via the department’s Arterial Operations Center. Our team-oriented working environment fosters attainment of broad-based and invaluable experience in planning, construction and design activities. Success has been built in part on a strong history of acquiring state and federal grant funds to leverage substantial investment in the region. KDOT works with its’ many partners in delivering highly beneficial services and exceptional results to stakeholders.
Project Manager/Traffic Safety Engineer - Design Division
Background and Experience
Ideal Candidate Competencies and Abilities
Construction Resident Engineer/Project Manager – Construction Division
Additional Qualifications for Both Positions
Excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well with others, proficiency with Microsoft software programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license.
Compensation and Work Schedule
The salary ranges for these positions are as follows:
Project Manager /Traffic Safety Engineer -- $60,008-$85,947, depending upon qualifications.
Construction Resident Engineer/Project Manager -- $60,008-$76,960, DOQ.
The county offers a very competitive benefit program including a flexible work schedule tailored to meet the needs of individual employees.
How to Apply
Apply electronically by submitting a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to www.GovHRjobs.com. Open until filled but to ensure consideration please apply by April 10, 2020. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the attention of Robert Stalker, Vice President, GovHR USA. Tel: 847-380-3240 or Jennifer Becker, Deputy Chief of Staff, KDOT Tel: 630-262-6177. Kane County, Illinois is an equal opportunity employer.
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