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Henry County
County Engineer
The Henry County Courthouse will accept applications for the full-time position of County Engineer in the County Highway Department until August 25, 2017. The County Engineer is responsible for the planning, directing and controlling of the entire highway department including managing and directing the day-to-day operations. Each candidate shall hold a currently valid certificate of registration as a registered professional engineer issued under the provisions of the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989 and have a bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least six years’ experience in civil and highway engineering or in the construction and maintenance of streets or highways. Candidates must also have or be able to obtain State certification as a Program Manager for bridge inspection and must maintain a valid driver’s license. General knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, procedures and other requirements governing County and Township Highway Systems is desired. Candidate should be familiar with fund accounting and budgeting. Applicants may apply during the business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the County Administrator’s Office, Third Floor Courthouse, 307 W. Center St., Cambridge, IL. Applications are also available on the Henry County website located at www.henrycty.com. An application, resume and copy of Professional Engineer license must be submitted to be considered. EOE



Boone County
Highway Maintainer
Highway Maintainer
The Boone County Highway Department is seeking a highway maintainer. Duties include the construction and maintenance of highways/bridges & the operation and maintenance of equipment/trucks. Position includes working in adverse weather conditions at all hours of the day or night. Applicants must currently have a CDL. If selected for the job, must pass a controlled substance & alcohol use test and join the Teamsters Union. Starting salary is $16.74 per hour. Those interested should contact Boone County Highway Department (815-544-2066 or jkrohn@boonecountyil.org).




Vermilion County
County Engineer
DEPARTMENT: Highway Department

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time

BASIC FUNCTION: Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and manages through subordinate supervisors and staff, the varied activities of the County Highway Department consisting of highway and bridge design, construction, maintenance, and equipment maintenance.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Illinois Professional Engineering License and six years of experience in civil and highway engineering required. Must be familiar with fund accounting, budgeting and state IDOT policies and procedures. Candidate must be able to obtain state approval and have a valid driver’s license.

STARTING SALARY: $106,700-$112,300

POSITION AVAILABLE:
January 2018

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Submit cover letter, resume, and application to:

Human Resources
Vermilion County Board Office
6 N. Vermilion Street, Rm 310
Danville, IL 61832
njboose@vercounty.org

Applications available at www.vercounty.org

AA/EOE




Winnebago County
City Engineer-City of Rockford
Rockford, IL (150,000) The city of Rockford is seeking an experienced, progressive, professional engineer to serve as its next City Engineer. The third largest city in the state, Rockford is located in north central Illinois, 60 miles northwest of Chicago near the Illinois/Wisconsin state line. Rockford operates under a Mayor/Alderman form of government with a full time City Administrator. The City Engineer reports to the Director of Public Works and directs a division of 26 employees which includes four professional engineers, project managers, an Engineering Operations Manager and other technical staff. Please note the following about this opportunity:

„« The City Engineer is responsible for all capital construction with oversight over infrastructure projects including streets and highways, bridges, storm sewer and water utility improvements. This includes collaboration with relevant federal, state and local agencies and knowledge of funding mechanisms for these capital projects.
„« The City Engineer is a key member of the Cityˇ¦s development team, working closely with the Director and other senior staff members on development proposals as they impact the Cityˇ¦s current and future infrastructure. The City has a number of exciting economic development projects planned and underway.
„« As the lead professional engineer for the City of Rockford, the City Engineer will make presentations before the City Council and at various neighborhood and other public meetings as needed.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and also possess a professional engineerˇ¦s license with the State of IL, or if licensed in another state, have the ability to acquire a State of IL license within one (1) year of hire. Candidates must have 8 years increasingly responsible civil engineering experience, preferably at the local government level, of which 3 years in a supervisory/managerial capacity. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training may be substituted for the required experience. The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, experienced executive with a proven track record in CIP budgeting, administration and creative problem solving. Candidates must possess the ability to work closely with elected and appointed officials as well as with other department heads on any issues impacting the Cityˇ¦s infrastructure. The starting salary range is $92,000 - $112,000 DOQ. Residency within Winnebago County or within 15 miles of the Rockford Public Safety building within one year is required. Apply online with resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references at www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment by November 30, 2017 to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL. Electronic submission required. Tel: 847-380-3243.





Sangamon County
Assistant County Engineer for Program Development
SANGAMON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT COUNTY ENGINEER FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

APPROVED BY: Brian R. Davis, P.E. DATE: October 15, 2010
REVISED: November 22, 2017
PURPOSE: This position shall assist the County Engineer in the everyday functions of the County Highway Department and perform such other duties as may be assigned and/or required.

SCHEDULE: Normal working hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday; however, the incumbent is on call on a 24 hours basis, seven days per week.

FLSA: Exempt
LABOR UNION: No
BUDGET IMPACT: Pay Grade 18A - Salary range: $79,485 to $111,276 (FY18)

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES: This position reports to and works directly with the Sangamon County Engineer. Reporting directly to this position are:

Engineering Assistant (Technician) – who has the responsibility to assist in the everyday technical problems for the accomplishment of the County and Township's improvement projects as well as software and equipment needs of the Highway Department. This position reports to and works directly with the Assistant County Engineer for Program Development, Assistant County Engineer for Construction and Operations and/or the Senior Resident Engineer.

Subdivision Township Highway Coordinator – who has the responsibility to assist the Township Road Commissioners in the planning, design, land acquisition, bid letting and utility coordination activities. Additional duties include the review of subdivision location and sketch maps and inspection duties within county subdivisions. This position reports to and works directly with the Assistant County Engineer for Program Development.

Seasonal Technical Staff (up to 4) - that assist with inspection, surveying and layout of projects on the county and township system.

Indirect reporting includes a Manager, Fiscal Operations who with a staff of one completes all bookkeeping and secretarial duties for the department.

ACTIVITIES: The Assistant County Engineer for Program Development will direct and manage program development of all capital improvement programs, including planning, programming, Phase I and Phase II engineering, land acquisition, permitting, finance and budgeting for the County Highway Department. This includes, but is not limited to:

1. Pay, review and file all invoices associated with Township MFT Funds, County Bridge Funds, and State Township Bridge Funds monthly.
2. Prepare project proposals and plans for lettings after review by IDOT.
3. Conduct site visits with consultants assigned to planning and design projects.
4. Conduct project/plan review and oversee all design projects.
5. Hold bid lettings and prepares necessary documentation for approval and execution by the county board.
6. Coordinate, track and negotiate right-of-way needs of the County Highway Department.
7. Coordinate and prepare permits for utilities within right-of-way and over sized loads.
8. Create and oversee the maintenance of a section list for all projects in the county.
9. Prepare invoices for presentation to Townships, City or the State for their participation in our projects.
10. Coordinate, update and implement the County Sign Inventory System.
11. Assist the County Engineer in the preparation and tracking of the annual budget.

In addition, and during the absence of the County Engineer, the incumbent will act on the County Engineer's behalf in those matters which are a necessity.

REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: The incumbent will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and shall be a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois. In addition, a minimum of 10 years experience in the construction, design, or maintenance of highways, with 5 years in project management and/or supervisory capacity is desired.

COMMUNICATIONS: The incumbent will work with the following individuals, agencies or departments on matters in connection with and concerning County and Township's improvement projects:

1. Federal, State, Township and Local Officials
2. Consultants, Contractors and Developers
3. General Public

The incumbent will keep the County Engineer informed as to progress and problems of such matters concerning the County and Townships' improvement projects.