Senior Civil Engineer

City of Libertyville | Libertyville, IL

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Posted Date 7/24/2019

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Civil Engineering? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Senior Civil Engineer

Location: Libertyville, IL

Starting Salary: $65,890-$98,092.30

Job Summary: The general function of this position will be to perform work of considerable difficulty in directing and performing a variety of complex engineering and project management assignments related to water distribution and sanitary sewer infrastructure. This position is responsible for performing technical work in connection with the investigation, review, planning, design, construction and maintenance of various aspects of Public Works infrastructure improvements. This position also answers engineering calls and questions related to permits, projects, connection fee calculations, reviews, etc. The position is under general direction and supervision may be exercised over consultants and contractors.

The Senior Civil Engineer must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form, with employees, consultants, other agencies, and the general public. The engineer must have thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, the ability to organize project documentation, to schedule and conduct meetings, gather, organize, and analyze data or information related to the assigned projects, manage preliminary and final design projects, review pay estimates and invoices, review development plans for code conformance, and summarize technical information concisely for public consumption.

To be successful in this role you should have a bachelor degree in Civil, Environmental, Construction or Municipal Engineering at least 5 years of related experience. Previous internships or knowledge related to sanitary sewer and watermain infrastructure, underground construction, or consulting engineering a plus. You must be an Engineer-in Training (EIT) / possess a Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate or possess a Professional Engineer (PE) license from the State of Illinois or equivalent. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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