Transportation Engineer

Skokie, Illinois
$80,151 - $102,193 (DOQ)
Dec 28, 2021
Jan 21, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type


The Village of Skokie is seeking an Engineer to perform work of considerable difficulty in field and office engineering work related to the safe, sound, orderly, and expeditious movement of vehicular, bicyclist, and pedestrian traffic flow through the Village.  I this role, you will conduct surveys to determine necessary corrective procedures; Determine need, appropriate design, and location and ensure conformity of traffic control devices such as signs, roadway markings and traffic signals and implements their installation; Coordinate maintenance of traffic signs, markings, and parking lot lighting; Assist in planning and designing intersection improvements; Confer with Public Safety Depts., business owners and others on traffic-related challenges and solutions; Conduct site plan reviews for large residential, industrial and commercial developments to determine the adequacy of the street system to accommodate projected traffic volume, need for traffic control devices, adequacy of parking facilities and related safety aspects; Conduct other studies of traffic conditions related to individual traffic generators, major land use projects and area studies; Conduct the study and prepare reports and recommendations regarding installation of control devices where approval of Board of Trustees is required.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required, specializing in traffic or transportation; Two years’ experience in related field preferred, but will consider applicants with less, if willing to accept a reduced salary; Considerable knowledge of the application of civil engineering principles to the problems of traffic control devices, traffic design for new streets and improvements to existing streets, roadway geometrics of street networks, and comprehensive transportation planning; Knowledge of accepted guidelines such as the Manual of the Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and other technical standards; Considerable knowledge of conducting surveys, collecting and analyzing data; Must be able to obtain P.E. certification within the State of Illinois; Valid Driver’s License required; Must possess good oral and written communication and technical writing skills; Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, other agencies, and the public.

Salary Range: $80,151 - $102,193 (DOQ)

Interested candidates should submit a resumé, along with a completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment, by January 21, 2022, to: Village of Skokie, Human Resources Dept., 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077, or by email to: Applications are available to download on the Skokie Jobs page at Faxes are not accepted. The Village of Skokie is an EEO Employer.