Civil Engineer I - Traffic

$78,902 yearly
  • Village of Arlington Heights
  • Village of Arlington Heights, 33 South Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL, USA
  • Apr 22, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Civil Engineer I – Traffic

Public Works Department

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for an open position of full time Civil Engineer I in the Engineering Division of Public Works. 

This position is responsible for maintaining all traffic related standards and codes within the Village. Reviews permits, plans, and traffic reports of others and ensures these adhere to Village standards and codes. Investigates and resolves traffic related questions and complaints from the public, including speed, traffic volumes, signage, traffic signals, pavement striping and lighting. This is a multi-level classification.

Requirements include knowledge of local, state and federal engineering policies, procedures, codes and construction methods. Knowledge of good civil engineering practices in design and construction. Knowledge of traffic engineering principals. Prepares preliminary and final plans for public improvements such as roads, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and roadway lighting.

 Additional requirements include skill in the use of applicable computer software including spreadsheets, database management, word processing, CAD and various Engineering programs.  Requirements include a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and one or more years of experience in general civil engineering work, traffic engineering related work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification required or ability to obtain within 12 months from the date of hire.

Minimum starting salary is $78,902 and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application available on the Village’s website at Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to:  The fax number is 847-368-5990. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at

The Village of Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all, improving how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations.

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.