Under the direction of the Bureau Chief of Project Development; manages and reviews complex engineering task recommendations to improve traffic safety, capacity and efficiency on the county roadway system. Supervises the planning, design, and technical reviews for regional, sub-regional and county roadway projects and initiatives. Ensures projects are aligned with current traffic engineering principles and practices. Manages technical staff in analysis of traffic control device and traffic signal design; traffic operations; traffic engineering studies; pavement markings; signage; road-side safety; crash analyses; land development engineering reviews; and other related engineering assignments. Develops/integrates standards and policy for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) design and operations on local and regional levels. Serves as a departmental liaison to elected officials; Federal, State and local governmental agencies; as well as the general public on traffic related issues. Performs other duties as assigned.
*This position is actively recruited and at will.
Job Posting Closing Date: Mar 20, 2018, 11:59:00 PM Full-time
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
Eight (8) years of full-time work experience in traffic engineering, four years of which in a managerial or supervisory capacity is required.
Current registration in the State of Illinois as a Licensed Professional Engineer is required.(Must provide proof at time of interview)
Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is Bi-Weekly
Internal Number: Requisition ID: 00121268
About Cook County Department of Transportation
The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways was established in 1913 by the State of Illinois upon approval of the first officially recorded County highway system maps. The present day system has evolved to include jurisdictional authority over 568 center line miles of highways. The Department has maintenance responsibilities for 1,426 lane miles of pavement, 132 bridges, 360 traffic signals and seven pumping stations from four maintenance facilities.