Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior Project Engineer (Materials)

Company: Illinois Tollway
Category: Engineering / Drafting

 Downers Grove

Type: Full Time

The Illinois Tollway is seeking a Senior Project Engineer (Materials). The Senior Project Engineer will provide overall project and contract management and coordination between the Tollway and consultant firms selected to perform various tasks in addition to performing project management for various contracts associated with materials engineering and asset management. Responsible for providing materials engineering support in coordination with various Tollway projects and departments. The Senior Project Engineer (Materials) ensures construction projects are implemented in a safe and cost-effective manner and protects the Illinois Tollway’s interest in all facets of construction. The position also oversees development and application of all material specifications and requirements for construction.

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT: The Senior Project Engineer (Materials) provides for the overall coordination between consulting firms and the Illinois Tollway to produce a professional set of contract documents in a timely and efficient manner. Emphasis is placed on keeping projects within specified budget parameters.  Projects may vary from construction of a new roadway system to projects for repair, replacement, or modifications of existing facilities, roadway or structures. A high priority is placed on protecting the Illinois Tollway’s interest to ensure safe and cost-effective design.
  • MATERIALS ENGINEERING: The Senior Project Engineer (Materials) is responsible for providing the Illinois Tollway and outside contractors and engineers the consultation or analysis needed for contract related earthwork and construction materials. This position ensures adherence to  Illinois Tollway policies, specified design, procedures, and requirements for the construction materials proposed  to be supplied on construction projects.  The position is responsible for the administration of the Tollway’s research program and will represent the Tollway in outside research and interaction with other state and federal agencies, universities, pooled fund studies, etc.