Senior Civil Engineer | Lake County Planning, Building & Development

Posted on Jun 3, 2019

Perform engineering tasks in the field and engineering design review in the office related to stormwater management and soil erosion and sediment control.  Becoming a Senior Civil Engineer would allow you to be involved with Planning, Building & Development within local government, ranging from design review in the office and field based professional engineering work, and soil erosion and sediment control best management practices. Your day will consist of site development plan review and inspections, flood mitigation, drainage problem analysis and review, and floodplain/water resources management. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.


In order to be successful in this role you should have a bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, Water Resource engineering and a minimum of 2 years of experience. A State of Illinois Engineer in Training (EIT) license is required. Listing as a Designated Erosion Control Inspector or registration as Certified Floodplain Manager and/or Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control is preferred, and a valid driver's license is required.  Individuals should have a working knowledge of the concepts of professional engineering and soil erosion and sediment control practices; possess the ability to effectively problem solve; collaborate in a team atmosphere and work individually; and conduct tasks in both field and office environments.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.


Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.  Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!  To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Planning, Building & Development.  To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.


Libertyville, IL 60048
United States

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