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Job Description

  This position provides structural engineers with geotechnical recommendations on simple projects so that the most cost effective, safe, and durable structure is constructed. This is accomplished by performing simple analyses to design foundations supporting bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other traffic structures or to review foundations designed by consultants. The incumbent provides foundation and geotechnical design parameters, plan modifications, and specification input to the structural engineer so the contract documents do not create construction delays or contractor claims. In addition, this position assists the districts, contractors, consultants, and in-house structural engineers in responding to or resolving soils
related design and construction problems.
 Minimum Requirements:Position Requirements:

• Completion of a master's or bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET accredited college OR a current Engineer Intern License in the state of Illinois (includes those expecting to graduate in the spring of 2020)
• Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in engineering related courses (If 2.0-2.5 GPA, candidate must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam)
• Occasional overnight travel is required
• Valid driver's license

Position Desirables:

• Strong oral and written communication skills
 Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Office of Highways Project Implementation / Bureau of Bridges and Structures / 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL
Agency Contact: Bureau of Personnel Management, 217/782-5594
 How to Apply:Technical Applications PM1080 (rev 8/23/19) must be received by the Bureau of Personnel Management, Room 113, 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62764 (Fax# 217/557-3134) or emailed to by 4:30 pm on the
closing date listed above. Applications will not be accepted after this date and time.

Agency Contact: Bureau of Personnel Management, 217/782-5594

Unofficial college transcripts must be included with application. Official college transcripts must be submitted upon date of employment. Applicants possessing an Engineer Intern License must also include a copy with application. Applicants not submitting these documents by the posting deadline will not be considered for employment.

To be considered for a permanent position within IDOT, you must either be a US citizen or a non-citizen with permanent work authorization.

Only education/coursework and experience listed within the application will be considered for determining eligibility for this position.

Please be advised that if a high volume of applications is received, the applications may be screened to establish a smaller pool of applicants for interview. The screening will be based on the information contained in the application.

In an attempt to fill the posted positions, IDOT will contact applicants during the posting period to schedule interviews. All postings will result in three interview pools, with application cut off dates of: February 26, 2020, March 26, 2020 and April 24, 2020. Those applicants that have been deemed qualified and have submitted a completed application with all required attachments will be invited to interview accordingly based on the date their application documents are received.

*Individual salary offers are computed based on an applicant's qualifications and experience relative to the posted title as well as internal equity of staff in the organizational unit.

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