Pace Suburban Bus, Arlington Heights, ILGovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for two Transportation Engineers. Under the direction of the Section Manager of Design and Construction, this position reviews engineering plans, studies and reports prepared by the Illinois Department of Transportation, counties, and municipalities for impacts to existing bus service and develops opportunities for inclusion of new bus stop infrastructure in the plans.

 Position responsibilities include:  
  • Reviews engineering plans, studies and reports prepared by the Illinois Department of Transportation, counties, and municipalities for impacts to existing bus service and develops opportunities for inclusion of new bus stop infrastructure in the plans. 
  • Reviews site development projects by the private sector. Provides engineering guidance on Pace programs including Arterial Rapid Transit and Bus on Shoulder.
  • Provides project management of consultant prepared studies, reports, and plans. 
  • Serves as Construction Project Manager, including field observation and documentation and review of Contractor Requests for Information, Change Order Proposals, and Pay Applications for the construction of Pace infrastructure. 
  • Reviews bus shelter plans prepared by Pace consultants and prepares in-house plans for bus shelter installation and other site improvements. Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Work is performed in an office environment as well as outdoors on construction sites. 
  • Local travel is required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. 
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field with emphasis on traffic and transportation engineering.
  • Must have State of Illinois Engineer-in-Training certification or obtain Engineering-in-Training certification within one year of being hired. 
  • Must have a minimum of four years' experience in the design, review, and management of transportation and roadway improvement projects, with a good work history. 
  • Must have a thorough understanding of highway, traffic, and construction engineering principles including highway and pedestrian safety, geometric and drainage design, vehicle turning movements, sight distance analysis, and construction materials. 
  • Must understand the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. 
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with FHWA, IDOT, Tollway, county, and municipal highway policies, regulations, procedures, and design standards. 
  • Must be proficient using computers including Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. 
  • Must have experience using other software including AutoCAD, Microstation, and AutoTurn.
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering plans and be able to initiate and evaluate design and field engineering changes during construction. 
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree is preferred. 
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Illinois is preferred. 
  • Previous experience with project management, transit planning and facility design, construction, and managing consultants is preferred. 
  • Previous experience with e-Builder and Bluebeam is preferred.
Salary and Benefits 
The expected hiring range for this position is $70,000 – $110,000. In addition to generous health, dental and vision benefit programs, Pace also offers the following comprehensive benefits package:  
  • Retirement, Savings and Education Benefits:
    • Retirement Benefits –Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Pension Plan or opting out and receiving a 7% employer contribution to RTA 401(k) Plan.
    •  Retirement Savings Plans – Voluntary deferrals are allowed on a pre-tax basis and/or Roth basis to the 401(k) or 457(b) plans.
    • Tuition reimbursement
  • If work / life balance is important to you, Pace offers the following time off:
    • Hybrid work environment after completion of the 6-month probationary period.
    • Vacation – 2 weeks (Accrual during the first year)
    • Paid Time Off (Leave) – 15 days annually with ability to convert unused hours to sick or 401(k) contribution.
    • Paid Holidays – 6
    • Floating Holidays – 5
  • Pace is setting the employer standard for offering a full-service health and wellness programs that include:
    • Health Insurance 
    • Flexible Spending Health and Dependent Care (Pace contributes 30% up to a maximum amount of $1,500 for dependent care)
    • Employee Life and Supplemental Life Insurance for the entire family
    • Health Club Reimbursement (up to $40 per month)
    • On-site Wellness Program
    • MetLife
  • Protection Plus Identity Theft Program and Pet Insurance
How to Apply 
Please submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three to five professional or supervisory references. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and the position open until filled. 
The position posting and application instructions can be found on the GovHR USA career center. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to:  John Prejzner, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, LLC at 224-326-1360.
Pace Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Posted: 2024-01-29

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