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Jobmart is a free service to members of IAFSM. If you would like to post a position, send complete information to IAFSM@illinoisfloods.org. The information should include how to obtain an application and detailed job description (e.g., contact person, phone/fax numbers, URL) and must include an expiration date.


An exciting opportunity to join Gewalt Hamilton Associates, a multi-faceted civil engineering and land surveying company that has built its reputation on civil engineering with a personal touch. We are seeking an experienced Professional Engineer to join our growing team located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The engineer will support an experienced team of project managers, engineers and technicians as part of our site design and/or municipal engineering division.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Stormwater system design and analysis, including detention, conveyance system, and stormwater quality BMPs
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and preparation of drainage/hydraulic reports
  • Engineering design, plan preparation, specifications, cost estimates, and other related tasks on site and roadway projects
  • Obtaining various permits
  • Proposal preparation

This engineer will have:

  • BS in civil engineering
  • PE with 4 years of experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on stormwater experience.
  • Strong experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and design of stormwater management systems
  • Proficiency in stormwater modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack or TR20, and XPSWMM
  • Working knowledge of GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) preferred
  • Proficiency with federal, state, and local stormwater and floodplain permitting and experience in obtaining various permits.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

GHA offers excellent benefit packages that include: Medical, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, 401-K Retirement Plan, Profit Sharing and Tuition Reimbursement. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.gha-engineers.com.

Gewalt Hamilton Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an e-Verify employer. Minorities, females, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Posted on 6/25/2015 Exp 8/1/2015


POSITION: Project Engineer – Stormwater
STARTING SALARY: $68,600 – $74,000 DOQ

The City of Wheaton, IL is seeking applicants for the position of Project Engineer Stormwater for the Engineering Department.

GENERAL PURPOSE
Perform civil engineering tasks with relation to local stormwater studies, analysis of drainage concerns, data collection and organization on major storm events, and stormwater capital projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Collect, analyze, organize, combine, and present stormwater data on flooding after major storm events.
  2. Investigate and perform hydrologic analysis on local stormwater studies.
  3. Design and supervise construction of local stormwater improvement projects.
  4. Interact with the public and address drainage concerns.
  5. Perform various engineering tasks as required including review of stormwater plans and topographical surveys; inspection of construction activities; and interpretation of maps, plats of survey, legal descriptions.
  6. Coordinate stormwater efforts with other engineering staff members and Public Works personnel.
  7. Understand and answer questions on local flood plain maps and the National Flood Insurance Program.
  8. Assist with development of plans and specifications for Capital Improvement Projects, as assigned.
  9. Coordinate National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System with City departments, and other local agencies.
  10. Prepare Annual Reports on the NPDES system to maintain compliance with EPA standards.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field and experience totaling 1 to 3 years in stormwater engineering. The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Illinois Driver’s license required. Engineer Intern license preferred. Certified Floodplain Manager Certificate desirable.
Knowledge: Stormwater engineering principals and practices. Local, County, State, and Federal regulations pertaining to stormwater engineering, flood plains, hydrology, and sewer design. Computer programs including AutoCAD and GIS. Modern surveying equipment and techniques. Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Products, record keeping and database management.
Skills: Use of civil engineering instruments and equipment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations. Good professional engineering judgment. Strong interpersonal communication skills for interaction with elected and appointed officials, employees, agencies, other governmental units and the public
Abilities: Plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates, and specifications. Perform difficult engineering computations and make comprehensive recommendations for the solution of engineering problems. Effectively present information and respond to questions from residents, contractors and the general public.
Physical Abilities: Ability to work under a variety of conditions daily which include walking on construction sites and on uneven ground. Work under varying environmental conditions both indoors and outdoors, which may include dust, dirt, fumes, low illumination, noise, etc. Lift up to 50 pounds.

TO APPLY
Qualified individuals interested in this position can obtain an application by visiting our website at: http://www.wheaton.il.us/jobs/
Please email your application and resume to: careers@wheaton.il.us
The City of Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description

Posted on 6/22/2015 Exp 7/31/2015


Engineering Technician III
Exam 15068
Opening Date 5/29/2015
Closing Date 6/26/2015
Qualification Deadline 7/26/2015
Minimum Annual Salary 48288.24
Maximum Annual Salary 73683.74

Duties
Under supervision, is responsible for performing technical tasks related to the maintenance and operation of a sewage treatment plant.

Minimum Requirements
Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent and two years of sub-professional engineering experience. Substitution: College or technical training beyond high school in engineering or mathematics may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Examination
The examination will consist of a written test weighted 100%. The minimum passing score on the written test will be 70% unless determined otherwise by the Director of Human Resources. Candidates must achieve a passing score to have their names placed on the eligible list.

The written test will assess candidates' knowledge, skill and ability in areas such as sub-professional engineering - including safety concepts; reading drawings, plans, and blueprints; reading scales, gauges and dials; surveying concepts and mechanical devices and concepts; mathematical computations including geometry, algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic operations and concepts; reading and understanding written material; and written and interpersonal communication skills.

Examination Process
All applicants will be advised via email if they have been admitted to the examination process. Applicants who do not receive a response to their application by July 17, 2015 should contact the Employment Service Office at (312) 751-5100.

WRITTEN TEST: The written test will be administered on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, 3857 W. 111th St., Chicago, IL.

Candidates should report at 9:00 a.m. with the approved admission letter and a driver's license or other form of photo identification. Calculators will be provided. The use of books, study guides, cell phones, tablets, laptops or other aids during the test is prohibited.

Appointments
Appointments will be made from an eligible list with three categories: A (Exceptionally Well Qualified), B (Well Qualified) and C (Qualified). Candidates in the highest category will be given first consideration for appointment. The eligible list has a duration of three years. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a physical examination, drug test and criminal history background investigation.

Posting Date

Apply now!

Job Description

Application filing period will close Friday, June 26, 2015


Civil / Water Resource Engineer

M Squared Engineering is actively seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, self-directed Civil /Water Resource Engineer for a position in our Chicago office. We are small company headquartered out of Wisconsin expanding our Chicago office. Our reputation of providing high quality deliverables to our clients has helped us gain the reputation of stormwater/drainage experts for transportation projects. We have a lot to offer with future growth with the company. We have established a great record of successfully completing projects for both WisDOT and IDOT.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project team outside of M Squared
  • Manage tasks/activities including transportation corridor stormwater management plans, storm sewer design, hydraulic design, hydraulic studies, and drainage design
  • Corridor and site drainage reports
  • Design and analyze stormwater management facilities and ponds
  • Perform water quality analysis calculations
  • Develop and oversee development of plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E)
  • Client management and interaction as necessary to perform work
  • Assist in the development of proposals which include scope, schedules, and budgets

Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience, PE preferred
  • Microstation/Autocad proficiency preferred, and Geopak/Civil proficiency a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including MS Word and MS Excel
  • Various drainage software familiarity and knowledge preferred

The position we offer would grow with the expansion of our office. Our immediate need would be to provide drainage/civil design for Tollway projects. Salary to commensurate with experience. Please submit resume and salary requirements to employment@msquaredengineering.com.

http://www.msquaredengineering.com/Employment.htm

Job Flyer

Posted on 6/1/2015 Exp 8/31/2015


Civil Engineer

Requisition ID: 00117687

Organization: Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Work Locations: 536 N. Harlem, River Forest, Illinois 60305

Job Posting: May 11, 2015, 12:01:00 AM

Closing Date: May 24, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

Full-time

Posting Salary: $65,129.00 Yearly

See link below for job summary; typical duties; minimum qualifications; knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics; veteran’s preference; general District employment requirements; and application instructions.

https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/400/jobdetail.ftl?job=00117687

Posted on 5/14/2015 Exp 6/14/2015


McHenry County Employment Opportunity
Stormwater Engineer

McHenry County incorporated in 1836. Today, McHenry County is made up of twenty-seven operating departments which include over 1,300 employees, eight independently elected officials, the Judiciary, and a twenty-four member County Board. All twenty-seven departments work together and are dedicated to providing the highest quality services for all of the McHenry County community.

McHenry County is seeking a full time $54,116 to $67,635 hiring range DOQ Stormwater Engineer. The Stormwater Engineer is responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Reviewing permits and subdivision applications and conducting field inspections for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations and laws regarding storm water management.
  • Reviewing ordinance and application requirements with property owners, applicants and general public; and reviewing engineer’s estimate for project costs to determine accuracy.
  • Monitoring construction projects for compliance with approved plans and applicable regulations.
  • Participating in preparation and submittal of the County’s MS4 NPDES annual permit application and report.
  • Assisting with the County’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System.
  • Participating in watershed studies and regional water policy groups.

The requirements for this position include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field; One year of related experience; Professional Engineer License or an Engineer in Training (E.I.T) or the ability to obtain within one year of employment; Certified Flood Manager (CFM) preferred but not required; CPESC (or similar certification) preferred but not required; Unrestricted Class D Illinois Driver’s License; Knowledge of floodplain regulations and storm water management principles; as well as storm water management design principles; Plan review (i.e. quantity take-offs, reading blueprints, etc); Hydrologic and hydraulic calculations.

This position offers a competitive benefit package which includes great County-sponsored medical and dental insurance, access to a flexible spending account and health savings account, optional life insurance, employer/employee joint-funded pension through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, additional retirement savings option through Nationwide 457 plan, generous time off, and a competitive salary.

To apply please go online to http://www.co.mchenry.il.us or submit completed County application with resume to:

McHenry County Human Resources Department
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: 815-334-4220
Fax: 815-334-4648
Email: humanresources@co.mchenry.il.us

McHenry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No applicant for employment shall
be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status,
national origin or disability.

Job Flyer

Posted on 5/1/2015 Exp 6/1/2015


City of St. Charles
Employment Opportunity
Development Engineering Division Manager
Full-Time

Job Description
This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising all aspects of Development Engineering in accordance with the Municipal Code(s)/Policies of the City of St. Charles. The position reports to the Community & Economic Development Director. Attends and participates in evening meetings of the Plan Commission and City Council Committees as necessary for development matters.

This position will perform and coordinate engineering and technical reviews of plans and specifications; any required studies and inspections for development projects in St. Charles as pertains to the City’s planning and building permitting processes; communicate code requirements and findings with developers and/or their consulting engineers concerning infrastructure improvements; coordinate with the Public Works Department on plans, specifications and construction inspections of site development and assist on public works projects; provide oversight of certain permit activities such as fence permits and right-of-way permits and administration of the City’s Tree Preservation code; develop long-range plans and objectives to assist in the preparation and administration of the annual and extended four-year budget; meet all reporting requirements and maintain records pertaining to operational activities and financial guarantees; and respond to development related inquiries and/or concerns relative to City infrastructure (sewer, water, roads, drainage, floodplains, etc.).

Supervisory responsibilities include establishing performance standards; training; assigning and directing work; monitoring productivity and conduct, providing feedback and assessing performance; and ensuring compliance with City and departmental policies, rules, regulations and ethical standards. This position supervises the Development Engineering Project Coordinator.

Requirements
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering is required to perform difficult engineering computation and to make comprehensive technical recommendations for solutions to problems. General knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning and subdivision regulation is required, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Applicants must possess the ability to exercise independent professional judgment in planning their work, analyzing problems, making decisions, and recommending solutions. Also required are computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet applications and the ability to use GIS to find and display information.

The City is seeking applicants with 8 years of Civil Engineering experience and 5 years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and possession of a Professional Engineering License from the State of Illinois (or receipt of one within 12 months of hire) is required. If selected, successful completion of a thorough background check, physical, functional capacity evaluation, and drug screen are required.

Salary
Starting pay will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package provided.

Apply on line at www.stcharlesil.gov no later than April 15, 2015.
Please thoroughly complete the employment application including salary history. Resumes should be attached in the on-line application. Any additional documents may be sent to hr@stcharlesil.gov. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4415.

The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Flyer

Posted on 4/24/2015 Exp 5/24/2015


KANE COUNTY JOB DESCRIPTION
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION

JOB TITLE: Water Resources Engineer
PAY GRADE: $50,000 – $60,000 DOQ
FLSA: EXEMPT
DEPT: Division of Environmental and Water Resources

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Staff Engineer capable of performing day to day activities and long term projects independently within the Environmental and Water Resources Division including but not limited to: Site grading and stormwater permit review, stormwater ordinance compliance and violations, floodplain management, local drainage program, drainage complaints, field investigations, and flood documentation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Technical review of site grading plans, engineering plans and other documentation submitted for a Stormwater Permit under the Kane County Stormwater Ordinance for unincorporated Kane County, and within the non-certified municipalities under the ordinance, to prevent flooding and other stormwater related problems with new development.
  • Maintain repository for all required FEMA floodplain documents and assist the general public with floodplain inquiries including mapping, permit concerns, Elevation Certificates, LOMC, etc.
  • Investigate drainage complaints and flooding including site visits, photographic documentation and historical record locating.
  • Develop and implement Local Drainage Projects in unincorporated Kane County to reduce flooding through construction of drainage improvement projects. This may include: field investigation, preparation of plans, specifications, public bidding documents, pre-bid and preconstruction meetings, contract development and approval, bid review, contractor selection, construction observation, quantities documentation, contract administration and contract closeout.
  • Develop and prepare public presentations, papers and marketing materials to educate and inform others of Kane County’s activities and forward planning regarding the Division’s projects and programs via PowerPoint or publication.
  • Assist with administration of the Stormwater Special Service Areas program. Includes annual inspections, needs assessments, recommending and tracking of levies, and meeting attendance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the Division Director in line with given experience and knowledge.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of stormwater, floodplain, wetland and soil erosion and sediment control; and public works construction, maintenance and operation methods and practices.
  • Proficient in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of watersheds and use of associated engineering software.
  • Proficient in the use of GIS mapping and CAD software.
  • Strong organizational skills including work and resource prioritization, public relations, and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of natural stream systems, floodplain and drainage design.
  • Familiarity with earth and water sciences, including the hydrologic cycle, climate, glacial deposition of soils, aquifers, groundwater, surface water and soil science.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer including the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point, and other programs and software.
  • Ability to apply appropriate County procedures and policies to Division activities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with elected officials, the public, other professionals, and co-workers.
  • Certification
    • Required: Illinois Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
    • Desirable: Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
  • Education
    • Required: Bachelor of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Experience: Four or more years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience are required, with at least experience in one of the following areas: site development engineering, public works, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license.

PHISYCAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Office work, including sitting, standing, walking and keyboard work; field work, including driving car; lift up to 40 lbs (manhole lids); dig small holes; walk hilly terrain, farmland, woodland, shallow creeks-wetlands-flooded areas.

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Office environment; work outdoors all four seasons of the year.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN RISK: N/A

Job Flyer

Posted on 3/26/2015 Exp 4/26/2015


Job Description Summary:

Perform and coordinate engineering and related duties associated with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, designing, computing, plan development and technical reports for projects. This position is for the individual recently certified as a Professional Engineer and who takes an increasingly responsible role in the management of projects. The employee independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on moderately complex projects. Supervision of less experienced engineers or technical support personnel is exercised on an assignment basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic design, and prepare technical reports, plans, permit applications, and exhibits for projects under the direction of Project Manager. Attend project meetings with clients, governmental agencies and public involvement activities as required.
  • Project Engineer may also supervise the same work being performed by water resource engineers as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Maintain knowledge of latest news, trends, standards, and other concepts in the field of water resources engineering through attendance at conferences, participation in professional societies, and reviewing trade publications.
  • Develop area(s) of specialization related to water resources engineering work.
  • Develop professional relationships with regulatory and review agencies, including IDOT, IEPA, FHWA, Illinois Tollway, IDNR, and Local Agency transportation, engineering and/or public works departments.
  • Work within project schedules and budgets.
  • May assist Project Manger with the review of monthly project billing reports and preparation of project invoices and budgets.
  • Coordinate with Director of Water Resources to ensure that projects are properly staffed on a week-to-week basis.
  • At the direction of Project Manager or Director of Water Resources, assist in the preparation of proposals/agreements for potential or new projects, including conceptual designs, exhibits, work hour estimates, and marketing strategies.
  • Mentor and provide hands-on assistance in teaching new design elements, oral and writing skills to coworkers.

Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications: Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 4 years of water resources and transportation engineering experience, which may include time spent in graduate-level studies.
  • Experience should include involvement in progressively more complex projects.

Special Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluent with computer software including word processing, spreadsheets and other applicable hydrologic/hydraulic software packages.
  • Proficient in Autocad/Microstation and Eagle Point/GeoPak and other applicable engineering software packages.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IDOT and other local agency Design Criteria, policies and procedures.
  • Proficient in technical writing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the planning and design of sewer and stormwater utilities, stormwater and sewer analysis, modeling and the design of hydrologic and hydraulic systems.

Professional Registrations:

  • Professional Engineering license within the State of Illinois.

CONTACT PERSON

Kyle E. Mishler
450 E. Devon Avenue
Suite 300
Itasca, IL 60143
630.735.3368
www.civiltechinc.com

Civiltech Engineering, Inc.
450 E. Devon Ave, Suite 300 | Itasca, IL 60143
Direct: 630.735.3350 | Fax: 630.773.3975
www.civiltechinc.com

Please send cover letter and resume to careers@civiltechinc.com

Post on 3/13/2015 Exp 4/13/2015


Civil Engineer

Requisition ID: 00117307

Organization: Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Work Locations: 536 N. Harlem, River Forest, Illinois 60305

Job Posting: Mar 4, 2015, 12:01:00 AM

Closing Date: Mar 24, 2015, 10:59:00 PM

Full-time

Posting Salary: $65,129.00 Yearly

See link below for job summary; typical duties; minimum qualifications; knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics; veteran’s preference; general District employment requirements; and application instructions.

https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/400/jobdetail.ftl?job=00117307&lang=en

Posted 3-18-15 (4-18-15)


Job Title: Civil Engineer (Hydraulics)

Department: Department of the Army

Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Job Announcement Number: SWGJ156543211344191

SALARY RANGE: $62,909.00 to $98,022.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 9, 2015 to Monday, March 23, 2015

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0810-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 12

DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Chicago, IL

WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

JOB SUMMARY:
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Serves as a Civil Engineer (Hydraulics) for the Design Branch, Hydrology/Environmental Engineering Section. Performs various hydrologic and hydraulic work for the District, and coordinates work efforts with other entities, as well as District employees.

The Chicago COE offers transportation subsidies for using public transportation. The office is an easy commute from anywhere in the metro area. The building offers a café and coffee shop and is located within walking distance from a variety of restaurants.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized.
Selection for this position may be made at the GS-11 or GS-12 grade level

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • <10%

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

DUTIES:
You will serve as a staff hydraulic and hydrologic (H&H) engineer in the District. In addition you will:

  • Serve as project hydraulic and hydrologic engineer for ecosystem and flood control damage reduction projects.
  • Develop hydraulic and hydrologic models and tools to be used for risk reliability analyses to support risk-informed decisions for periodic assessments, issue evaluations, alternative formulation, and flood control simulations
  • Provide hydraulic and hydrologic engineering input water control assessments, potential failure modes analyses, etc.;
  • Produce reports on hydrologic and hydraulic activities, design documentation reports, and construction contract plans and specifications;
  • Develop AE design contracts and construction plans and specifications; and
  • Oversee and ensure success of all facets of contracted design and service contract work.

The job posting can be see in its entirety at:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/396912000

Posted 3-18-15 (4-18-15)


TKDA is hiring a Civil Engineer with 0-4 years of experience in their Downers Grove, IL office.  Some of the job responsibilities will include:

  • Construction Plan design using Autocad
  • Hydraulic calculations
  • Hydrologic modeling
  • Quantity Takeoff and Cost Estimates
  • Construction Inspection

Previous field experience a plus.  Position available immediately.  Interested applicants send resume with cover letter to:

Tom Green
thomas.green@tkda.com
TKDA
5151 Mochel Drive, Suite 205
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 499-4118

www.tkda.com

Posted 3-4-15 (4-4-15)


POSITION: ENVIRONMENTAL/WATER RESOURCES PROJECT ENGINEER

Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for an environmental project engineer in our water/wastewater design group starting May 2015. We are seeking qualified applicants for an entry level position in our Crystal Lake or Chicago, IL offices.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Detailed design of stormwater management improvements, including storm sewers, detention basins, and stormwater best management practices
  • Studies and planning of stormwater management improvements, including writing technical reports
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS and CADD
  • Review of proposed development plans for conformance with applicable regulations
  • Preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans
  • Water quality sampling, construction observation, and other field work

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 year B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, with emphasis in environmental engineering preferred
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to travel throughout Chicago area (own transportation)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Strong written, verbal, computer and organizational skills
  • E.I.T (Engineer in Training) License preferred

Forward your Resume & Self ID form to Jobs@baxterwoodman.com or Fax to 815-444-3304

Applications & Self ID forms can be found at baxterwoodman.com

B&W is an equal opportunity - affirmative action – M/F/Vet/Disability employer

2015 Openings
Baxter & Woodman, Inc.
www.baxterwoodman.com

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Posted 1-14-15 (4-30-15)


Missouri Department of Transportation
Stormwater Compliance Coordinator

Min. Monthly Salary: $4505.00

Notice: Deadline to apply is January 14, 2015, at 11:55 p.m.

Note: Refer to personnel policies 0600 "Medical Examination Program" and 2508 "Drug Testing Program" for testing requirements.

Job Summary:
The stormwater compliance coordinator is responsible for the department's regulatory compliance under various stormwater management and environmental protection rules, regulations, and programs.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Biology, Soil Science, Hydrology, Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Six years of experience in aspects related to stormwater management and/or environmental programs.
  • Certification in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) within six months of hire.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Lead Worker Only

Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:

  • Job requires regular, statewide and limited, out-of-state, overnight travel.
  • Job requires exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.

Examples of Work:

  • Serves as the primary resource for department projects through design, construction and post-construction for all stormwater permitting requirements and serves as the main point of contact between the department and the stormwater regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinates the development, delivery, maintenance, and annual reporting requirements of the stormwater training program for applicable department employees and contractors.
  • Oversees department employees and contractors to provide guidance to ensure compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • Maintains and reviews stormwater permit(s) and associated stormwater pollution prevention plans.
  • Coordinates regular compliance inspections, identifies deficiencies, provides oversight, and recommends corrective action; and supervises the oversight inspection process in environmentally sensitive areas.
  • Prepares and submits periodic written reports of non-compliance with stormwater requirements to the appropriate stormwater regulatory agency, and prepares and submits an annual report summarizing all actions taken within the previous year.
  • Creates, implements, and maintains an electronic database to track all stormwater deficiencies noted in any stormwater inspection or oversight inspection and the actions taken to address each.
  • Orders the taking of measures to cease, correct, prevent, or minimize the consequences of non-compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • Issues stop work orders on a project, if necessary, to ensure compliance with stormwater requirements.
  • May perform lead worker responsibilities, which may include providing general instruction, assigning and reviewing work, coaching and training, providing guidance and instruction in the proper and most efficient methods of accomplishing tasks, and providing input to the direct supervisor on staffing decisions and performance management.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.

In order to be considered for this vacancy please go to the MoDOT Employment Application System (EAS) and submit an on-line application. Applications, and if applicable transcripts, must be received by no later than 11:55 pm of the closing date listed on the advertised vacancy.

The Missouri Department of Transportation promotes an equal opportunity workplace that includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.

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Posted 1-5-15 (2-6-15)


City of Cedar Rapids
Flood Mitigation Program Manager

Salary: $79,268.80 to $108,950.40 Annually (Salary Pay Grade Information)

Shift/Hours: Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

About Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a vibrant urban hometown in the heart of east central Iowa. As the second largest city in the state and anchor of Iowa’s Creative Corridor, we are home of one of the leading manufacturing regions in the United States and two dozen Fortune 500 companies.

Job Description: Oversees and directs flood mitigation program to implement City’s Flood Protection System design. Ensures timely design and construction schedules are met. Responsible for ensuring that the City’s Flood Protection System is FEMA accredited, once completed. For examples of essential work please visit our job description located here: Job Description.

Benefits: Click here for information on the Non-Bargaining - Choice Plan.

Required Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices associated with the design and construction of structural flood protection projects such as levees, floodwalls and proprietary flood protection systems;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of large public works project management, including strategic planning, public engagement, budgeting and personnel administration;
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering design principles and practices;
  • Thorough knowledge of financial principles and practices;
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage engineering and design projects;
  • Ability to prepare accurate and reliable reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations for a variety of reports containing engineering and regulatory terminology;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with and communicate effectively with City Council, media, regulatory agency officials, maintenance personnel, engineers, consultants, other City employees and regulatory agency representatives both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and to maintain effective working relationships to accomplish job responsibilities;
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology;
  • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks

Acceptable Experience & Training:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or closely related field; and
  • Extensive experience in program management of large Public Works projects, design and office management; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications:

  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of Iowa.
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s license upon appointment.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

How to Apply: Submit completed applications to the attention of Human Resources located at 101 First Street SE, Cedar Rap-ids, Iowa 52401 or via email at hr@cedar-rapids.org with the title of the position you are applying for listed in the subject line.

Pre-employment drug screen required
Assistance provided to disabled individuals upon request
Equal Opportunity Employer

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Posted 1-5-15 (2-6-15)


RainReadySM Project Manager

CNT is seeking an experienced and qualified project manager, with knowledge and expertise in green infrastructure/stormwater management, to support our national RainReady initiative. RainReady helps individual property owners and communities work together to find solutions to the problems of too much or too little water. We help people who find their lives disrupted by flooding or water shortages to come together to adopt RainReady practices and policies.

Accountability

  • The RainReady Project Manager will report directly to the Director, Water Program and collaborate closely with other CNT staff on operations and production activities.

Responsibilities

The Project Manager will help communities get RainReady. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and expanding the RainReady Community initiative

  • Plan development: The Project Manager will be responsible for the development and preparation of RainReady plans, with a focus on green infrastructure best management practices in relation to urban flooding and stormwater management within the public rights-of-way and on private property

  • Risk/impact analysis: The Project Manager will be responsible for researching and developing risk/impact models related to urban flooding, working closely with the RainReady Home team

  • Technical advisor and liaison: Offering technical advice and support to CNT Water and our partners’ initiatives, including the RainReady Home team based at Elevate Energy. Liaise with agencies, municipalities, non-profits, academics, residents, and elected leaders

  • Community outreach: Prepare and give presentations and workshops, including preparing community maps and other outreach materials

  • Communications: Prepare and contribute to the creation of online guidance and materials (such as factsheetsvideos andphotos)

  • Team support: as part of the CNT Water team, participate in a wide range of activities, which range from evening events, meeting legislators, travelling to conferences, etc

The work will involve working alongside the RainReady staff, our partners, and participating communities.

Skills and qualifications

The ideal candidate has between two and five years’ practical experience in stormwater management, with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering, landscape architecture, hydrology or a related field. We are seeking the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of green infrastructure best management practices – within the public rights-of-way, on public land and on private property – for stormwater management and to alleviate urban flooding, including direct experience of developing plans for street retrofits using green infrastructure

  • Analytical skills, e.g. the ability to carry out analysis on risk/impacts of green infrastructure improvements as it relates to flood alleviation, water capture, and water quality and develop a mode based on this analysis

  • A track record of managing clients and working with public works officials, hydrologists, landscape architects, and engineers in relation to green infrastructure for stormwater management

  • Experience in managing projects, preparing plans, and dealing with clients, contractors and residents, particularly municipal clients. Experience preparing stormwater master plans for municipal clients, that incorporate green infrastructure, would be particularly helpful

  • Knowledge of and experience working with stormwater management tools including flow dynamics, hydrological mapping, LIDAR data and topography maps, and sewer maps and models

  • Excellent communications skills, in particular, working with clients and residents (e.g. community mapping exercises), public works officials, academics and other stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to approach problems in a collaborative, open-minded and practical manner, especially as it pertains to issues of urban flooding + green infrastructure

  • Exceptional knowledge of site construction and stormwater best management practices

  • Desire to help develop and implement pioneering and innovative, public-facing programs

  • Eagerness to travel throughout the Chicago area

Desirable

  • Proficiency using customer relationship management database

  • Proficiency using industry-standard design and communications software

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

  • Valid state of Illinois driver’s license

The Center for Neighborhood Technology is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Center for Neighborhood Technology
Human Resources – RRPM
2125 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
Email to: Careers@cnt.org

No phone calls please.

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Posted 12-26-14 (1-26-15)


 

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