The Johnson County Highway Engineer is responsible for performing engineering duties related to the maintenance and construction of county-owned highway assets, including roads, bridges, culverts, signs, and other appurtenances. These duties include short and long term project planning and prioritization, budgeting, inventorying and assessing asset condition and recommending maintenance and repair tasks, construction plan development and review, preparation of construction documents, development of department engineering standards and processes, and frequent interaction with government officials and residents. The engineer is expected to supervise and direct assigned personnel to satisfactorily complete these tasks.
Qualified applicants will possess a Baccalaureate Degree in Civil Engineering and a valid Indiana Professional Engineer license, knowledge of and ability to apply engineering principles and practices, ability to think critically and clearly on multiple tasks with varying time constraints, proficiency with technology and standard office equipment and software, a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record, and effective communication skills.
The Johnson County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 600 center-line road miles and 160 bridges in Johnson County, Indiana, the fifth fastest-growing county in the state. The Highway Department accomplishes these tasks with a staff of 45 employees, through in-house construction activities and detailed project management for contracted maintenance.
Johnso...n County is identified as one of eight locations in the nation "where the middle class thrives" by CNN Money. (http://money.cnn.com/gallery/news/economy/2014/02/20/middle-class-thrives/)
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