The City of Crystal Lake is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Civil Engineer within its Community Development Department, Engineering Division. This position serves as project manager in the design, construction and inspection of a variety of capital projects, responds to various inquiries from the general public, other agencies and consultants, provides technical reviews of capital improvement projects, and performs other municipal duties. This position reports to the City Engineer.
The successful candidate must be a self-starter and possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a variety of stakeholders. The candidate must have proven skills in project management with capital projects and municipal engineering principles and have proven technical skills to complete detailed reviews of capital improvement projects and plans, plats and construction drawings along with the ability to maintain an overview of entire projects while continuing to attend to detailed technicalities. Candidate must also have experience in various software applications including Microsoft Office Suite. The candidate must also have outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be detail oriented with multi-tasking capabilities in a fast paced environment. Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal tactfully with the public.
Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a related field, Licensed Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) preferred, a minimum of four years increasing responsible experience as an Engineering Project Manager and/or Civil Engineer; a strong background in construction observation and resident engineering of a variety of capital improvement projects is preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills. Candidates must have an in depth knowledge of laws, regulations and practices related to the business of municipal engineering. Salary range, DOQ: $81,510-$115,264 with excellent benefit package.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check and drug screen. Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position should submit an employment application, available at www.crystallake.org and attach a letter of interest with resume.
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be considered as received.
The City of Crystal Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About City of Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake’s current estimated resident population is 39,788. Crystal Lake with its full array of municipal services and vibrant community atmosphere is an outstanding place to live or operate a business. The city boasts over 2.3 million square feet of retail shopping center space, and provides nearly 12,000 jobs through a large commercial, office and industrial base