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Engineering Project Manager
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Village of Schaumburg | Schaumburg, IL
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Job Description


Human Resources Department

101 Schaumburg Court

Schaumburg, IL 60193


The Village of Schaumburg employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be. Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O'Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois and recently named one of the Top Ten Best Places to Live according to Money Magazine.

We are currently recruiting for a motivated, results-oriented Engineering Project Manager to join our Engineering and Public Works Department. Become an integral part of our team!


Engineering Project Manager (Engineering & Public Works) with an online application deadline of 03/04/2018 or until 75 applicants have successfully completed the application process.

STARTING SALARY: $77,589.00 - $95,060.00 annually dependent on qualifications. We offer excellent benefits and a performance-based merit increase program. The salary range for this position is $77,589.00 - $112,530.00.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.


This position manages the implementation of a variety of capital projects, recommends hiring and manages consultants on a variety of professional consulting agreements; performs professional engineering tasks.


Plans and implements capital improvement projects, including the preparation of engineering plans and bidding documents. Oversees construction management of village capital improvement projects. Issues Request for Qualifications and Proposals, interviews consulting firms and makes recommendations to award the contract to a consultant. Reviews competitive bids and makes recommendation to award the contract to a contractor. Prepares and evaluates future capital improvement projects for approval by the village Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Committee. Prepares committee reports and presents these reports at village committee meetings as required or as directed by the Engineering Division Manager or the Director of Engineering and Public Works. Recommends solutions and revisions of existing projects, to the Engineering Division Manager. Works directly with residents and businesses impacted by village projects and is responsible to provide interactive public relations on projects with significant impacts to the public. Acts as the division lead for the hiring of engineering technicians, interns and independent contractors. Performs other duties as assigned.

Works directly with representatives of other departments, including the assistant village manager and directors, on issues relating to public improvement projects or to provide expertise as needed. Oversees computer applications for engineering related functions.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. A minimum of five years of experience in the field of civil engineering, such as that gained with a Village or City Engineering Department, a contractor or consultant specializing in engineering design for public works improvement and land development. Licensed Professional Engineer with the State of Illinois. Possession of a valid driver's license. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.

Considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles. Working knowledge of contract requirements. Working knowledge of construction methods, materials and techniques. Considerable ability to design and implement public improvement projects. Ability to master appropriate codes and ordinances in a short period of time. Ability to coordinate and oversee the activities of the consultants and contractors. Ability to teach and encourage new ideas.


High levels of noise for an extended period. Extremes of temperature for prolonged periods or abrupt changes in temperature. Exposure to fumes or disagreeable odors. Exposure to inclement weather conditions. Necessity to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Prolonged periods of concentration such as proof reading, figure work, drawing, reading blue prints, etc.


The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: Section 125 cafeteria plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.


Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.


About Village of Schaumburg

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