Civil - Business Development, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
POSITION: Senior Development Assistance Engineer
Baxter & Woodman has a rewarding opportunity for a Senior Development Assistance Engineer in our Development Assistance Department. We are seeking qualified applicants for our Mokena or Chicago, IL offices.
Provide general municipal engineering services to several clients.
Where required, serve as part-time staff engineer to local municipality.
Assist in negotiations of development, annexation and inter-governmental agreements, preparation of municipal budgets.
Prepare and submit permits for local municipal projects.
Coordinate work done by other departments for local municipality.
Review development plans for compliance with local requirements, including stormwater management, grading, sanitary sewers, water lines, and transportation aspects.
Consult with other reviewers regarding electrical, photometric and structural issues.
Assess the need for permits from other agencies.
Assess impacts to on-site and adjacent private and public facilities.
Provide recommendations for improving on-site or adjacent facilities in conjunction with the development.
Prepare written review reports; communicate with Village Staff, developers and designers.
Respond proactively to inquiries from Village Staff and Officials, developers, designers and adjacent property owners.
Assist with preparation, documentation and improvement of review procedures.
4 year B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
Illinois Professional Engineer License required
Minimum 5 years’ experience reviewing development submittals
Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to explain technical issues to non-technical municipal staff and officials
Ability to work cooperatively with developers, designers and outside permit agencies
Ability to travel throughout Northeastern Illinois and Southeastern Wisconsin (own transportation)
Ability to work with local government staff and officials
Knowledge of basic principles and experience with stormwater management, water distribution, and wastewater collection systems
Knowledge of basic principles and experience with transportation facilities, including parking, roadway design, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and accessibility requirements
Ability to manage and review work done by less-experienced reviewers
Experience in site and subdivision development design and review, and site construction is preferred
B&W is an equal opportunity - affirmative action – M/F/Vet/Disability employer
Internal Number: 1398
About Baxter & Woodman, Inc.
Baxter & Woodman concentrates on the planning, design and construction of public infrastructure (Roadways/Highways, Water/Wastewater, Water Resources/Stormwater, Technology-related Controls/Automation, and more). We are focused on building community value for clients we serve through clean water, safe roads and reliable wastewater treatment.