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Highway Engineer

Employer
Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
$36.27/Hourly
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Specialty
Transportation Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

Job Details


Job Summary Under the direction of Highway Engineer III, IV, V, or Senior Project Engineer, performs a variety of engineering tasks in one or more areas of planning, design, or construction of transportation projects. Assumes primary responsibility over assigned projects and tasks.  Coordinates with project team, government agencies, utility companies, residents, businesses, industry professionals, and external vendors to achieve project goals. May perform other duties as assigned.

 

  

 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Construction or Electrical Engineering SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering.  (Work experience with transportation projects is preferred.) is required.

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 Acceptance of the applicant for the Illinois Engineer Intern Examination with documented evidence from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at time of application SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering.  (Work experience with transportation projects is preferred.) is required.

-OR-

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering is required.

 

  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Company

The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways was established in 1913 by the State of Illinois upon approval of the first officially recorded County highway system maps. The present day system has evolved to include jurisdictional authority over 568 center line miles of highways. The Department has maintenance responsibilities for 1,426 lane miles of pavement, 132 bridges, 360 traffic signals and seven pumping stations from four maintenance facilities.

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