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Lake County, Principal Engineering Technician Design – DOT

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you.  Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.  Do you have a background in Civil Engineering?  If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Principal Engineering Technician Design – DOT

Location: Libertyville, Illinois

Salary: $22.18 – $28.48 hourly

Hours: Monday – Friday, flexible start/end time

Job summary: Under the guidance of a licensed Professional Engineer, this position develops plans, specifications, and estimates for resurfacing projects and contract maintenance projects. Knowledge of basic road resurfacing project design and construction practices is desired. Typical plan production tasks include developing base plan and profile sheets, cross-sections, details, standards, and miscellaneous drawings. You will need to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

This position will also function as the Computer Aided Design (CAD) manager for the department. This work will include maintenance of MicroStation settings, line styles, cells, color tables, etc… and Geopak configurations. This position will also assist design engineers, survey crew, and resident engineers in resolving CAD related issues.

To be successful in this role individuals must have an associate degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education with coursework in civil engineering. A minimum of two years of related experience as an Engineering Technician is required. Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.

You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County.  Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit DOT. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing, and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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