Job Responsibilities This position is accountable for assisting the Resident Engineer in performing the layout, inspection and documentation required on various highway improvement construction projects. This is a training position. This position reports to the Resident Engineer. There are no subordinates reporting to this position. This position, under the direction of the Resident Engineer, provides the contractor with the necessary layout and inspection required on highway improvement construction projects. This position operates within an environment of ensuring that the contractor provides a quality improvement in accordance with plans, specifications and special provisions in a timely manner. Typical problems faced by the incumbent are in the interpretation of the plans and specifications while inspecting and directing the contractor’s personnel in compliance with the specifications. The greatest challenge is to balance the application of civil engineering principles to field conditions. The functions performed by the incumbent include: acting as an instrument man on the survey party; inspecting construction operations such as earthwork, drainage, asphalt or concrete pavements, concrete, steel and other miscellaneous items involved in road and bridge construction; providing the necessary reports and documentation for pay items; reducing survey notes; plotting cross sections; computing quantities; checking computations of others; assisting the Resident Engineer on specific construction problems. The incumbent is responsible for total compliance with the provisions of the departmental Safety Code and for cooperating with every aspect of the department’s Employee Safety Program so that operations can be done in a manner which ensures the safety of himself/herself, fellow workers, and the public. The incumbent is governed by the specifications of the project. S/He refers major problems or necessary plan changes to the Resident Engineer. S/He does, however, accept or reject materials incorporated in the project based on visual or field tests, and ensures that all materials have been properly inspected prior to being incorporated into the project. The incumbent has contacts with resident engineers, project engineers and personnel from the district Bureau of Materials, as well as with contractors and the public. Travel is required. The effectiveness of this position will be measured by the timeliness and accuracy of layout, inspection and reports provided by the incumbent. Principal Accountabilities 1. Provides accurate measurement, computation and documentation of contract items. 2. Keeps the Resident Engineer informed of any construction problems encountered or changes made. 3. Ensures that the times inspected are in accordance with the specifications. 4. Provides accurate and timely layouts. 5. Performs duties in compliance with departmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees. 6. Performs duties other duties as assigned. Qualifications Position Requirements Completion of a bachelor’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. includes those expecting to graduate in fall 2021 or spring 2022 Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in engineering related courses (If GPA is between a 2.0-2.5, candidate must have passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.) Valid driver’s license Travel Position Desirables Strong oral and written communication skills Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday Work Location: Paris – 13473 Il Highway 133 Office: Office of Highways Project Implementation, Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation 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.