Director of Engineering

City of Wheaton | Wheaton, IL

Posted Date 1/16/2020

Wheaton, Illinois is a distinctive community of more than 53,000 residents situated west of Chicago. Settled between 1837 and 1838, Wheaton serves as the County Seat of DuPage County. Residents and visitors are drawn to the blend of big-city comforts and small-town charm that makes Wheaton an excellent place to live, work, shop and play. From its top-ranked schools and picturesque downtown to its historic neighborhoods and dynamic community, Wheaton is a comfortable place to call home.

The City of Wheaton is currently seeking a forward-thinking Director who can lead the Engineering Department here at City Hall. Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, this position is responsible for all aspects of administration, financial planning, direction and supervision of the City's municipal engineering activities and projects.

Essential Job Functions:
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field, or a combination of training, education and experience totaling a minimum of five to seven (5-7) years experience in municipal civil engineering. Expert knowledge of Local, County, State and Federal regulations and regulatory codes relevant to construction and public improvement projects. Proficient knowledge in Microsoft suite, record keeping and database management, as well as computer software applications used to perform technical traffic analyses. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered.


Valid Driver's License and Professional Engineer license in the State of Illinois is required.


Starting rate of pay is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Wheaton also offers a competitive benefit package including excellent health insurance plans, participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and a comprehensive wellness program.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a completed application and/or resume to

The City of Wheaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you require assistance applying.

Job Category
Local Government
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