Civil Engineer | DuPage County Stormwater Management

Posted on Feb 14, 2019

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists with the development of watershed plans, floodplain maps, hydraulic studies and the preparation of reports and presentations
  • Assists with water quality monitoring and various aspects of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Program
  • Assists in the operation and maintenance of the County’s flood control facilities, as well as running the County’s flood forecast models
  • Inspects and maintains the County’s rain gage and stream gage networks
  • Performs surveying work to obtain hydraulic structure information, stream cross-sections data and other topographic information
  • Performs permit reviews for compliance with the DuPage County Stormwater and Floodplain Ordinance and the DuPage County Building Code
  • Investigates drainage complaints and streambank erosion areas, assesses the flooding or erosion problem and assists with the design of proposed solutions
  • Supervises the work of contractors to ensure that standards, specifications, lines and grades are being met
  • Coordinates proposed improvements with state and local agencies and other County departments


Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved program
  • This position requires a Valid Driver's License issued by the State of Illinois.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Obtained or be working towards an Engineering In Training Certification (EIT)
  • Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics through relevant coursework and/or experience

Physical requirements and work environment:

The work will occur in an office and field environment. Incumbents may be subjected to dusts, fumes, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.

A pre-employment background check is required.


Hiring Salary:

$50,000- $60,000


DuPage County Government - JTK Administration Building
421 N. County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
United States

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