Job Responsibilities This position is accountable for assisting the Senior Squad Leader in many phases of work involved in the preparation of final plans for all types of highway construction projects. This position reports to the Senior Squad Leader but may also report to a Squad Leader on a project basis. No subordinates report to this position. This position is accountable for providing assistance to the Senior Squad Leader in the development phase of studies and plans. This position is assigned various technical tasks that are essential to the design process. This position rotates to other bureaus within the district as part of the rotational training program. The greatest challenge for this position entails expediting all assigned activities in an accurate and timely manner. A typical problem for this position is to ensure the completed output of a project assignment is correct and according to approved standards. The incumbent is accountable for assisting in the preparation of final studies and plans, special provisions, and other design features; prepares plans and special provisions from minor miscellaneous projects; makes field surveys for patching and resurfacing projects; and makes all necessary computations. This position will complete tasks as assigned which fall within the scope of these duties. The incumbent is constrained by all departmental policies and procedures. Complex design problems are referred to immediate supervisors for resolution. The incumbent has internal contacts will all sections within the bureau. External contacts are limited. This position requires districtwide travel. The effectiveness of this position can be measured or the ability of the incumbent to accomplish all assignments in an efficient and effective manner. Principal Accountabilities 1. Responsible for assisting the Senior Squad Leader in accomplishing squad activities. 2. Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all assigned work. 3. Rotates to other bureaus within the district as part of the rotational training program. 4. Performs duties in compliance with departmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees. 5. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Position Requirements • Completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering from an ABET accredited college OR a master’s degree in engineering OR a current Engineer Intern License in the state of Illinois. (Note: Those applying with only a degree must have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA in engineering related courses. If 2.0-2.5 GPA, applicants must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.) includes those expecting to graduate in fall 2021 or spring 2022 • Valid driver’s license • District-wide travel Position Desirables • Basic skill in the use of engineering field and office instruments • Ability to make relatively difficult technical computations and estimates • Strong oral and written communication skills Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday Work Location: Peoria – 401 Main St Office: Office of Highways Project Implementation, Region 3/District 4/Program Development Agency Contact: DOT.CO.BPM.EmploymentApplications@Illinois.gov Job Function: Transportation Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition We are currently transitioning our application process away from paper process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned please follow the directions below when applying to this position. Please visit the IDOT website at http://www.idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employmentopportunities/employment/index to obtain the required bid forms and application forms.