DuPage County

Salary: $71.79 – $82.05 Hourly
$140,000.00 – $160,000.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-time
Location: 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois
Department: Public Works Department

We are pleased to offer the current job opportunity for a Chief Public Works Engineer. The employee in this class performs high level administrative and engineering work, with complete responsibility for planning and overseeing water and wastewater system projects.

DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the investigation, development, design and/or construction of a variety of engineering projects.
  • Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
  • Oversees work performed by consultants or assigned in house staff on a wide variety of projects.
  • Represents the County with governmental jurisdictions, developers, contractors and the general public on engineering matters.
  • Develops bid specifications and reviews bids. Attends construction meetings & project management.
  • Assists in the preparation of short and long range plans concerning the divisional needs, estimated costs, available financing and operating and engineering requirements
  • Assists in the preparation of the department’s budget and water & sewer service rate studies.
  • Assist in the implementation of the department’s capacity, management, maintenance, & operations plan (CMOM)

Requirements for this position include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering
  • Seven(7) years of professional experience in related phases of public works and stormwater management, or water resources engineering/planning, three of which should be in a managerial or administrative capacity
  • A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required.

Registration as a professional engineer by the State of Illinois is required. Out of state candidates must be able to obtain IL Professional Engineer license within 6 months of employment.

A pre-employment background check is required.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.