Civil Engineer III

City of Champaign | Champaign, IL

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Posted Date 7/07/2018

Civil Engineer III (Non-Union Position)

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Civil Engineer III in the Public Works Department.

Responsibilities of Position

Duties for this position include (but are not limited to): identification of sanitary sewer issues and development of solutions; planning and budgeting of sanitary improvements; development of construction plans and specifications for routine projects; managing engineering consultants and construction contractors; construction observation; sanitary sewer system modeling; communicating with contractors, project partners, property owners, and stakeholders; attending neighborhood meetings and making public presentations.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.

• At least six years of experience as a Civil Engineer.

• Master's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university and four years of experience is an acceptable substitution.

• Professional Engineer registration in the State of Illinois or in another state with the ability to obtain Illinois registration within six months of hire.

• Availability to work outside of normal work hours as needed.

• Experience with field surveying, development of construction plans and specifications, construction standards, and construction observation.

• A current, valid driver's license issued by the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain within 90 days of date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in an applicable branch of Civil Engineering, Business or Public Administration.

• Previous engineering experience in a municipal, county, state or Federal government agency.

• Previous customer service experience with engineering problem assessment, project management and delivery.

• Previous project management experience (e.g. planning, cost estimating, budgeting, and implementation) with public sanitary infrastructure improvement projects.

• Experience supervising the work of a team or work unit.

• Basic knowledge of engineering specific software (e.g. CAD, GIS, SWMM).

Drug screening will be required.

The annual starting salary range is $81,875 - $93,211, DOQ, plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Applications, including a cover letter and resume, must be submitted online no later than Sunday, July 29, 2018.

The City’s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion. To apply, visit the City’s Jobs page at The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library, Champaign Public Library Douglass Branch and the Illinois WorkNet Center.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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