The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Civil Engineer III in the Public Works Department.
The City of Champaign, Illinois, is a progressive, vibrant, and diverse community of 84,000 residents conveniently located at the convergence of three Interstates with Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis all within a short 2.5-hour drive. Home to the University of Illinois, our micro-urban community boasts a growing economy built on award-winning and innovative education, medical, research, technology, and manufacturing. Champaign is a family-friendly community filled with beautiful parks, diverse cultural opportunities, thriving Downtown and Campustown districts, affordable housing, and a stellar public library. With more than 500 employees, the City of Champaign offers great career opportunities for caring individuals who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service to our residents. As a member of the City’s team, you will have the opportunity to transform how people live, work, and play in our wonderful community.
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.
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.
Applications, including a cover letter and resume, must be submitted online to champaignil.gov/jobs no later than Sunday, July 29, 2018.
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.
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).
About City of Champaign
The City of Champaign is a municipal employer with approximately 500 employees located in East Central Illinois. We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.