City of Chicago - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)4.1

Job Number: 305343




Under direction, the class coordinates and supervises the work of an engineering section responsible for the planning, design and monitoring of construction on infrastructure and building projects, or functions as a project manager for a major engineering project of considerable scope and complexity; and performs related duties as required.



Conducts field surveys to identify conditions that may impact the scope of proposed construction, repair and maintenance projects

Prepares and applies for grant applications for various energy efficiency features, funds and programs

Meets with architects, engineers and consultants to determine the project scope, budget, logistics, design criteria and specifications for projects such as City owned/leased facilities, mechanical and electrical equipment and systems

Supervises engineering series staff and assigns, supervises and reviews their work and monitors assigned projects to ensure they’re on budget and schedule

Oversees engineering consultants and vendors functioning as a design and record engineers ensuring work is completed according to contract specifications, budget and project timelines

Reviews and interprets design plans and specifications in resolving design and construction problems

Provides necessary review and approvals on payment to contractors and vendors, prepares project status reports and budget reports to 2FM senior management and funding agencies

Review and approve plan changes and contract modifications submitted by engineering staff

Researches new design, methods and techniques for use in installing, maintaining and repairing mechanical systems and equipment, as required

Represents City at community meetings and to businesses affected by development projects, as necessary

NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

Location: 30 N. LaSalle, Suite 1610

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus five years of work experience in the planning, design and construction management of engineering projects including three years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the minimum degree requirement is met.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (R.P.E.) is required. At the time of employment, positions must have obtained Registration as a Professional Engineer (R.P.E.) in the State of Illinois.

Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.


This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
  • Previous relevant supervisory experience

  • Previous experience managing projects

  • Previous experience with grant applications

  • Previous experience working with energy efficiency projects

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the City must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.


The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer

City of Chicago Department of Human Resources

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

Job Posting: May 10, 2018, 12:09:35 PM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External
: Jun 11, 2018, 4:59:00 AM
BU: 20 | Salary: $103,704 - $110,076/year Pay Basis:Yearly