Senior Development Assistance Engineer | Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

Posted on Jun 6, 2018

POSITION: Senior Development Assistance Engineer 
POSITION SUMMARY:   
Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for a Senior Development Assistance Engineer in our Development Assistance Department. We are seeking qualified applicants for our Mokena or Chicago, IL offices.  
POSITION DUTIES:

  • Provide general municipal engineering services to several clients.
  • Where required, serve as part-time staff engineer to local municipality.
  • Assist in negotiations of development, annexation and inter-governmental agreements, preparation of municipal budgets.
  • Prepare and submit permits for local municipal projects.
  • Coordinate work done by other departments for local municipality.
  • Review development plans for compliance with local requirements, including stormwater management, grading, sanitary sewers, water lines, and transportation aspects.
  • Consult with other reviewers regarding electrical, photometric and structural issues.
  • Assess the need for permits from other agencies.
  • Assess impacts to on-site and adjacent private and public facilities.
  • Provide recommendations for improving on-site or adjacent facilities in conjunction with the development.
  • Prepare written review reports; communicate with Village Staff, developers and designers.
  • Respond proactively to inquiries from Village Staff and Officials, developers, designers and adjacent property owners.
  • Assist with preparation, documentation and improvement of review procedures.

Requirements

  • 4 year B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
  • Illinois Professional Engineer License required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience reviewing development submittals
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical municipal staff and officials
  • Ability to work cooperatively with developers, designers and outside permit agencies
  • Ability to travel throughout Northeastern Illinois and Southeastern Wisconsin (own transportation)
  • Ability to work with local government staff and officials
  • Knowledge of basic principles and experience with stormwater management, water distribution, and wastewater collection systems
  • Knowledge of basic principles and experience with transportation facilities, including parking, roadway design, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and accessibility requirements
  • Ability to manage and review work done by less-experienced reviewers
  • Experience in site and subdivision development design and review, and site construction is preferred

Location

8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60631
United States

How to apply

https://baxterwoodman.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/f3364c96-76fe-a9f0-455e-54c086c05d5e/apply?source=739311-CS-22671

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