Director of Engineering
The Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Director of Engineering position. In preparation for a retirement, the District wishes to hire a person who can learn the job while the incumbent is here. This position will develop, direct, and oversee capital improvement projects including: plant expansions, equipment repair or replacement, sewer system construction, repair, or rehabilitation, and process redesign. This position directs the permitting process to ensure compliance with ordinances,codes, and policies. Responsibility forcoordinating and overseeing the sewer maintenance department will be assumed bythis position by the end of 2019.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Civil, or other related engineering field. This position reports to the ExecutiveDirector. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of engineering as applied to the construction, operation, and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities and sewer systems. Candidates must be a registered professional engineer in Illinois or be able to obtain a license within 1 year of hire.
A minimum of 7 years work as an engineer with increasing responsibility is required. Experience in sewage treatment and/or sewers is strongly preferred. Prior oversight of contractors, consultants, and support staff is desirable. Development of projects for the public sector is advantageous. Familiarity with ArcGISDesktop, survey data collection, and Innovyze hydraulic modeling software ispreferred.
The District offers a competitive benefits package. Medical,dental, and life insurance are effective on the first day of employment. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.
Resumes will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. CDT on May 17, 2019 at the Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave.,P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669 or to email@example.com. EOE
District employees are subject to the following criteria:
All employees must establish and maintain permanent residency within 20 miles of the 2016 corporate limits of the District. Newly hired employees must meet this criterion within six months from their first day of employment. View the Residency Boundary Map (PDF) .
Most employees must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible to be covered by the District's vehicle insurance policy. All maintenance employees must obtain a CDL license after completion of their probationary period.
Positions in the Maintenance, Wastewater Operations, and Storeroom are subject to the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement with the Teamsters.
Most positions are subject to a post-offer physical, motor vehicle registration screen, and drug screen. Some positions are also subject to a pre-placement screen based upon the physical requirements of the job. Employees required to have a CDL license are also subject to random substance screens in accordance with DOT guidelines.