Job Responsibilities This position is accountable for assisting in the layout, inspections, and documentation required on various highway improvement construction projects. This position reports to the Senior Resident Engineer but may also report to a Resident Engineer on a project basis. No subordinates report to this position. This position assists in providing 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 a timely manner in accordance with plans, specifications, and special provisions. This position rotates to other bureaus within the district as part of the rotational training program. Typical problems faced by the incumbent are 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 incumbent acts as an instrument person on the survey party; inspects construction operations such as earthwork, drainage, asphalt, or concrete pavements, concrete, steel, and other miscellaneous items involved in road and bridge construction; provides reports and documentation for pay items; reduces survey notes; computes quantities; checks computations of others; and assists the Senior Resident Engineer on specific construction problems. This position will complete other tasks as assigned which fall within the scope of these duties. The incumbent is governed by the plans and specifications of the project. The incumbent refers major problems or necessary plan changes to the Senior Resident Engineer. The incumbent accepts or rejects materials incorporated in the project on the basis of visual or field tests and ensures that all material has been inspected prior to being incorporated into the project. The incumbent has contacts with resident engineers, project engineers, and personnel from the district’s Materials Section as well as with contractors and the general public. This position requires districtwide travel. 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 Senior Resident Engineer informed of any construction problems encountered or deviations made. 3. Ensures that the items inspected are in accordance with the specifications. 4. Provides accurate and timely layouts. 5. Rotates to other bureaus within the district as part of the rotational training program. 6. Performs duties in compliance with departmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees. 7. 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 • Working knowledge of the routine practices of civil engineering • 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/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.