Village of Mount Prospect

The Mount Prospect Public Works department is seeking a dependable candidate for the position of Civil Engineer in the Engineering Division.

Essential Functions:
This position performs engineering work including: field surveys, public improvement design, drafting, specification preparation, construction layout, inspection, documentation, permit reviews, and responding to informational requests from the staff, residents, engineers, surveyors and developers. Assigned work will primarily focus on design and construction of street rehabilitation projects, with secondary opportunities to be involved in other types of public infrastructure projects. Assist in the planning and implementation of tasks necessary to achieve the goals of the Public Works Department as defined by the Director of Public Works.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction engineering, construction management, or a related field required. Registration as an E.I.T. in the State of Illinois required.

Experience Requirements:
A minimum of two years civil engineering experience in municipal engineering, including construction inspection experience required.

Valid Class B driver’s license (CDL) from the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.

Starting Rate: $83,430 – $100,000 annually depending on qualifications. Minimum 40 hours per week. Excellent benefits include IMRF pension, holiday, sick, personal and vacation time, comprehensive health plans, life insurance, and 457 retirement plan.
Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol screen.

To apply, submit an application and resume to the Mount Prospect Public Works Department, 1700 W. Central Rd., Mount Prospect, IL 60056 (FAX #847-253-9377) (Phone 847-870-5640) ( Application forms and a full version of the job description are available to download at

The Village of Mount Prospect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. People of diverse backgrounds, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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