Location: Arlington Heights
Office: Internal Services
Department: Capital Infrastructure
Under the direction of the Section Manager, Design and Construction, reviews engineering plans, studies and reports prepared by the Illinois Department of Transportation, counties, and municipalities for impacts to existing bus service and develops opportunities for inclusion of new bus stop infrastructure in the plans. Reviews site development projects by the private sector. Provides engineering guidance on Pace programs including Arterial Rapid Transit and Bus on Shoulder. Provides project management of consultant prepared studies, reports and plans. Serves as Construction Project Manager, including field observation and documentation and review of Contractor Requests for Information, Change Order Proposals, and Pay Applications for the construction of Pace infrastructure. Reviews bus shelter plans prepared by Pace consultants and prepares in-house plans for bus shelter installation and other site improvements. Performs other duties as assigned. Work is performed in an office environment as well as outdoors on construction sites. Local travel is required.
Qualified candidate must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Must have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field with emphasis on traffic and transportation engineering; a master's degree is preferred. Engineer-in-Training certification in the State of Illinois is required; a Professional Engineer License in the State of Illinois is preferred. Must have a minimum of four years' experience in the design, review, and management of transportation and roadway improvement projects, with a good work history. Previous experience with project management, transit planning and facility design, construction, and managing consultants is preferred. Must have a thorough understanding of highway, traffic, and construction engineering principles including highway and pedestrian safety, geometric and drainage design, vehicle turning movements, sight distance analysis, and construction materials. Must have an understanding of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Must demonstrate familiarity with FHWA, IDOT, Tollway, county, and municipal highway policies, regulations, procedures, and design standards. Must be proficient using computers including using Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must have experience using other software including AutoCAD, Microstation, and AutoTurn; previous experience with e-Builder and Bluebeam is preferred. Must be able to read and understand engineering plans and be able to initiate and evaluate design and field engineering changes during construction. Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Pace is an Equal Opportunity Employer