• Highway Engineer

    Posted: 07/03/2022

    Job Details
    Highway Department - Edwardsville, IL
    Full Time
    4 Year Degree
    $32.53 - $36.75 Hourly

    Madison County Government offers a competitive compensation package including:

    • Competitive wages on a step plan with guaranteed increases based on years of service.
    • Complete health insurance benefits package with Medical & Prescription, HSA & FSA, Dental and Vision.
    • Retirement contributions via the Illinois Investment Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension.
    • Eight-hour workday, which includes a one hour, paid lunch.
    • 14 paid holidays.
    • Employee Assistance Program.
    • Life Insurance and Supplemental Accident & Critical Illness coverage.
    • Paid time off in the form of Vacation, Sick, and Personal days that begin accruing day one.


    Responsible for various phases of Highway construction projects including project design, consultation with contractors and property owners, and being present at job sites to monitor and supervise construction activities.


    1. supervises and monitors construction projects in progress to ensure accuracy
    2. performs layout activities on assigned construction projects including bridges, roads and culverts
    3. fulfills a public relations function by meeting with property owners to explain construction projects being undertaken adjacent to their property
    4. performs various design activities including surveying, calculating and documenting
    5. prepares weekly project reports, monthly pay estimates and other reports as required
    6. coordinates and consults with contractors on assigned construction projects
    7. performs construction inspections
    8. performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above
    9. Madison County, IL residency requirements must be met within 6 months of hire


    A bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, 2 years related experience, and a valid driver's license are required.


    This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing the duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    If you prefer to submit a paper application, please submit to:
    Adam Walden at ajwalden@co.madison.il.us or by mail to Adam Walden, 7037 Marine Road, Edwardsville IL, 62025

    Visit http://www.co.madison.il.us/jobs for paper application and full posting.

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