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Visiting Hydrologist

Division of Illinois State Water Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Division of Illinois State Water Survey has been a leader in the study of water resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science- based information and analysis necessary to manage our water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable environment.

We are seeking a Visiting Hydrologist to fill a position within the Water Quality Section. This position will work with Principal Investigators to conduct scientific research and analysis related to surface water resources.  Analyze environmental data, assist in the development of hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or water quality models, analyze model results, and prepare written material for project reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The successful applicant will join a team of engineers and scientists conducting applied research to support Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development. Responsibilities will include: 1) pre- and post-processing data for use with hydrologic, hydraulic, water quality and/or statistical models, 2) analyzing environmental data to detect trends and relationships, 3) creating GIS datasets and preparing map products, 4) preparing technical reports, and 5) applying hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or water quality models.

Required Education and Experience:  B.S. with 2 years relevant experience or M.S. in engineering, environmental sciences, or related field.  Required: Strong academic background in water resources engineering or related field; experience with GIS, specifically working with GIS tools or interfaces to develop model input, excellent language and communication skills, experience with statistics and data analyses, ability and desire to work in a team environment; ability to organize own work and meet deadlines. Very desirable: course work or work experience with models such as HSPF, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, QUAL2K, GWLF and/or CE-QUAL-W2; experience using models through the BASINS or MapShed framework; work experience in a team environment; technical writing experience.  Course work or work experience using hydrologic, hydraulic and/or water quality models is desired.

This is a visiting full-time position paid on a 12-month basis.  Position may become a regular position at a later date depending on funding and a programmatic need. 

Proposed start date: as soon as possible after close, or until a suitable candidate is identified.  Salary: is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment status:  12-month, academic professional position Application procedures:  Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, CV, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references must be received by March 30, 2014.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. 

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Hannah Dorsey at (217)333-4978 or hdorsey@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


Project Drainage Engineer

Patrick Engineering is currently looking for a motivated Civil Engineer to join our talented Water Resources team as a Project Drainage Engineer. He/she will be given the opportunity to get involved in projects with major civil and water resources projects.
The Project Engineer will work in project teams with other experienced civil and water resources engineers and project managers to evaluate watersheds and existing conditions and execute storm water management and drainage designs. Work assignments may include training and mentoring junior staff. The goal is to allow the Project Drainage Engineer to continually progress professionally. Part of this role may include overnight travel to field sites and interaction with the internal and external project team.
Professional Advancement

Through mentoring and coaching, you will continue to learn and apply the professional aspects and business of civil water resource engineering and hydraulic engineering and hydrology fundamentals. You will be part of a team of civil engineers working on infrastructure projects. You will be afforded the opportunity to visit the field to gather information for design as well as inspection and observation of project under construction. We recognize the value in you seeing the finished work product. This is truly a professional services environment where you will be working with bright, successful, motivated individuals who are proud to be engineers. You will be afforded the opportunity to continue to learn and advance your knowledge both within our Firm and through outside training.

Responsibilities

  • Performs design calculations, and set up and run hydraulic and hydrology models.
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers.
  • Preparation of plans, estimates and specification for water resource projects.
  • Organizing and participating in field data collection in support of design, evaluation, and management projects.
  • Performs construction observation and documentation on water resource project sites.
  • Preparing client presentations for technical projects and reports.

Education/Skills/Knowledge

  • 4-8 years of professional experience.
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering (focus on hydrology and hydraulics) from an accredited university or college.
  • CFM and/ or CPESC certifications preferred.
  • Work experience with IDOT, ISTHA, and other DOTs is a plus.
  • MicroStation or AutoCAD experience preferred.
  • Excellent technical communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and invest in professional development.

Qualified applicants should apply online at http://www.patrickco.com/engineering-career-opportunities. Patrick Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Position expires on 3/31/2014


City of Elmhurst
Employment Opportunity
CIVIL ENGINEER I (E.I.T)

Position Summary

Under general supervision, this entry level civil engineering position performs professional engineering duties, including conducting engineering feasibility studies, performing design work and developing and administering professional services or construction project contracts; reviews plans and inspects projects; collects and presents data and prepares reports; provides information and advice to the public.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.) in the State of Illinois or other state, or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Prior work experience in a municipal environment preferred.
  • Knowledge in computer applications including Microsoft Office. AutoCAD experience a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Wage: DOQ. Full time position with an excellent benefit package.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Submit completed application and resume online at www.elmhurst.org. Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check, drug screen, and physical. Position open until March 14, 2014.

The City provides equal opportunity and offers reasonable accommodations in all programs and employment.


City of Elmhurst
Employment Opportunity
CIVIL ENGINEER II

Position Summary

This is a professional civil engineering position overseeing private and public construction projects within the City. Analyzes and interprets complex engineering construction and planning documents for compliance with City requirements. The position encompasses design/construction of private development, public works and utility projects. Provides information assistance to the public and staff regarding City standards and policies. Work is performed under the direction of the City Engineer.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum four (4) years of professional engineering design and project management experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or other state, or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Prior work experience in a municipal environment preferred.
  • Prior plan review experience preferred.
  • Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager (C.F.M.) preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the DuPage County Countywide Stormwater and Flood Plain Ordinance preferred.
  • Knowledge in computer applications including Microsoft Office. AutoCAD experience a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Wage: DOQ. Full time position with an excellent benefit package.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Submit completed application and resume online at www.elmhurst.org. Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check, drug screen, and physical. Position open until March 19, 2014.

The City provides equal opportunity and offers reasonable accommodations in all programs and employment.


Civil Engineering Project Manager
GreenbergFarrow
Arlington Heights, IL Office location

Founded in 1974, GreenbergFarrow is a fully integrated architecture, planning, engineering and development services firm offering a comprehensive range of services to the development, residential, and retail communities. Strategically located in offices nationwide, as well as China and Mexico.

Job Responsibilities:
The Project Manager requires strong leadership and communication skills. Has excellent technical knowledge within civil engineering field. Monitors and tracks project progress, aged accounts, invoices and budget, and is responsible for overall project performance and profitability. Develops schedules, budgets and proposals (contracts). Responsible for marketing to prospective clients and building, maintaining and managing client relationships. Possesses effective management skills and is able to plan, direct and monitor all aspects of civil engineering projects. Is involved with the production and coordination of several projects concurrently. Possesses strong drive, motivation and self-initiative. Responsible for acting independently on civil engineering matters within area of expertise. Communicates and coordinates project requirements with the project team and consultants. Adheres to company policies and can articulate Greenberg Farrow’s mission statement to team members and clients. Reports to Senior Project Manager or Engineering Department Manager.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 8 years land development experience with at least 5 years focused on shopping centers, big box retail centers, mixed-use projects, fueling centers, restaurants, banks, roll-out programs and commercial projects
  • Licensure in Civil Engineering is required
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable building codes, zoning codes and approval process
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills – ability to manage and build teams effectively
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Highly organized, detail-driven and conscientious
  • Is attuned to other areas as it relates to total project: structural, mechanical, electrical, architectural and site requirements
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and AutoCAD

Qualified applicants should apply online at http://www.greenbergfarrow.com/careers. GreenbergFarrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Position expires on 3/7/2014


Civil Engineering Project Engineer
GreenbergFarrow
Arlington Heights, IL Office location

Founded in 1974, GreenbergFarrow is a fully integrated architecture, planning, engineering and development services firm offering a comprehensive range of services to the development, residential, and retail communities. Strategically located in offices nationwide, as well as China and Mexico.

Job Responsibilities:
A Project Engineer is responsible for everyday project activities, quality control, project deliverables, shop drawing review and being capable of overseeing all phases of the project from design to contract document and specification production. Has excellent technical knowledge within the field of civil engineering. Possesses effective management skills and is able to plan, direct and monitor all aspects of projects. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in general terms and objectives. Makes engineering design decisions independently. Directs and coordinates the workload with other project team members. Coordinates with other internal and/or external team members. Has extensive knowledge and understanding of the project development process including site planning, site engineering (site grading and utilities) and construction. This position reports to the Project Manager and Engineering Department Manager.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 5 years land development experience with at least 3 years focused on commercial projects
  • Licensure in civil engineering field is required
  • Strong leadership skills – ability to meet deadlines and provide high quality service to clients
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Coordinates, writes and/or edits specifications as applies to civil engineering
  • Highly organized, detail-driven and conscientious
  • Proficient in current version of AutoCAD, MS Word & Excel

Qualified applicants should apply online at http://www.greenbergfarrow.com/careers. GreenbergFarrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Position expires on 3/7/2014


Professional Civil Engineer
The City of Aurora is currently seeking a licensed Professional Civil Engineer to assist with water pollution control related capital improvement projects and programs.

Duties will include overseeing consulting engineers and City staff in the planning, design, and construction of stormwater and combined sewer improvements required per the City’s CSO NPDES permit, and assisting with managing the City’s MS4 Stormwater Program.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree of science in Civil Engineering with a minimum of four years progressively responsible experience in the planning, design, and construction of public works improvements, including project management and supervisory experience. A Strong background in hydraulics and hydrology is required. Familiarity with Autocad Civil 3D and geographical information systems is a plus. The candidate must be able to obtain an Illinois Professional Engineer license within 6 months of hire, and must possess a valid driver’s license.

Pay range for this position is $38.82/hr-$50.49/hr. Starting pay will be dependent on qualifications. Excellent benefit package included.

Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to:
City of Aurora
Human Resources Department
44 E. Downer Place
Aurora, IL 60507
www.aurora-il.org

Fax 630-256-3439
Equal Opportunity Employer

Office hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Resumes will be received until
Friday, February 7, 2014.

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