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Project Engineer

City of Naperville
Naperville, Illinois
$64,621.00 - $102,025.00 Annually
Closing date
May 12, 2024

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Job Description  


The City of Naperville is looking for a self-starting, motivated and goal-oriented individual to serve as a Project Engineer in the Transportation, Engineering, and Development (T.E.D.) Business Group. 




The Project Engineer performs a variety of municipal engineering functions, including (but not limited to) overseeing maintenance and capital improvement programs for roadways, traffic signals, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities; reviewing development projects and permits; and addressing business and resident inquiries related to transportation and engineering matters.  The Project Engineer leads and participates in multi-disciplinary project teams and coordinates with other City departments and outside agencies on local and regional projects.  This position reports directly to the Deputy City Engineer. 






Working in a team environment, the Project Engineer is responsible for achieving the shared goals of the Transportation, Engineering and Development Business Group.  Primary responsibilities include:




Conducting transportation studies pertaining to all modes of transportation, including the City’s roadway network and traffic signal system, neighborhood traffic and parking, transit, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities; Managing maintenance and capital improvement projects through all phases from concept to completion, including budgeting, coordination with consulting engineers and in-house staff, design, review, approval, permitting, construction, inspection and final close-out; and Performing engineering review of commercial and residential development plans and permit applications.


Additional responsibilities include interacting with residents, property owners and businesses to address transportation and engineering-related concerns and providing support to various City boards and commissions. 






  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related transportation field


One or more years’ experience supporting civil engineering projects (related internship experience may also be considered)


A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License.


Additional years of experience with municipal engineering projects is a plus.


   Illinois Engineer Intern license and/or an Illinois Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is a plus.  


Desired candidates will possess strong analytical and communication skills and knowledge of project management principles.  Also important to this position are computer skills, report preparation experience, and experience interacting with the public and/or with project stakeholders. 




Additional Information  


The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.


  Applications should be completed thoroughly, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but should be attached to the application.  Include all requested education, experience, attachments, and other information when applying. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the application.






CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader) for the City of Naperville’s EEOP Utilization Report




The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.


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