Staff Engineer


Organization : Village of Elk Grove Village
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Elk Grove Village
Salary and Benefits : $72/,58 per year

The Department of Community Development is seeking a qualified Staff Engineer to ensure sound engineering practices and compliance with all State and Village codes, ordinances and requirements for proposed new construction by reviewing engineering plans and recommending approval or disapproval to the Village.

Community Development is responsible for the review and approval of design drawings for site developments, which include streets, water mains, sanitary and storm sewer systems, storm water management and related improvements, as well as the inspection of new public improvements and private water services, sewer services, parking lots and various other private improvements.

Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, the Staff Engineer will provide a variety of engineering duties, including review of design plans for residential, commercial and industrial improvement, both public and private, including: storm and sanitary sewers; water distribution mains; street and parking lot pavement; curb and gutter; sidewalk, and storm water detention basins.  For plans and permits that are not approved, the Staff Engineer notifies the applicant and provides information pertaining to the modifications that are required. Reviews applications for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District permits to ensure compliance with established requirements.  The review process includes verifying hydraulic and hydrology calculations for storm water management requirements. 


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and two years of professional Civil Engineering experience in design or review of construction plans and specifications, or two years of professional Civil Engineering experience in construction field inspection. Possession of a valid State of Illinois Driver’s License and a safe driving record. Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) with the State of Illinois is highly desired. Considerable knowledge in the use of Microsoft applications, as well as MicroStation. Knowledge of GIS and Accela permit software a plus.  Ability to work independently with minimal direction, and ability to work outside in varying weather conditions.

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hrs/wk                                 STARTING COMPENSATION: 72,758 annually

OPENING DATE:  November 14, 2016                    CLOSING DATE:  UNTIL FILLED

To Apply, candidates must visit, go to Open Jobs on top of the home page, and select the Staff Engineer position to complete an employment application by 5:00 PM on Monday, December 12, 2016. Attach your resume and references, as indicated. All other inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Resources: Michael Krcik, Director of Human Resources, 901 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007. E-mail: Tel: 847-357-4020.


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