Transportation Research Board

County Highway Engineer

Greene County Highway
Carrollton, Illinois, United States
16 days ago


Greene County, Illinois is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative individual to fill the position of County Engineer.  This six-year appointment (per Illinois compiled statutes) plans, budgets, directs, and coordinates the varied activities of the Greene County Highway Department including all aspects of highway design, maintenance and construction.  

The Greene County Highway Department has 7 full-time and 1-2 seasonal employees. The annual operating budget of the department is 1.2 million. The Greene County Highway Department actively constructs nearly all federal, state and locally funded road and bridge construction projects utilizing in-house workforce.

The Greene County Engineer is responsible for the 109 miles of county roads and 120 county, township and municipal bridges. This position is responsible for the development of multi-year capital and funding plans; the implementation of innovative methods of highway construction, operations and maintenance; and, active participation in a wide variety of organizations, agencies and governmental entities.

This position is appointed by and reports to the Greene County Board.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Position Requires Professional Engineer license in the State of Illinois disciplined in highway and bridge design and construction.
  • Have significant practical, progressively responsible experience in civil and highway engineering including highway and bridge design, construction and maintenance.   
  • Familiarity with IDOT and FHWA policies and procedures.
  • Have previous supervisory experience in working with a variable workforce.   
  • Be familiar with fund accounting and budgeting. 
  • Must receive a satisfactory grade on the examination for the position of County Engineer as administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.  
  • Be able to obtain State certification as a NBIS Program Manager and inspector for bridge inspection.
  • Must have strong computer/technology skills
  • Must have good communication skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of public stakeholders and possess a strong business and administrative background.
  • Have strong business skills.
  • Have significant road and bridge design and construction experience.

Salary Range:

Salary range will be commensurable upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits package includes:

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance


For Consideration:

Submit cover letter, resume (including five professional references) and copy of Professional Engineer license to the address below.

Greene County Highway Engineer Selection Committee

C/O Greene County Clerk

519 North Main Street

Carrollton, IL  62016

Greene County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Information

  • Job ID: 55607404
  • Location:
    Carrollton, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: County Highway Engineer
  • Company Name: Greene County Highway
  • Job Function: Engineering
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