Engineering Inspector

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Village of Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights, IL, United States

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Engineering Inspector


Arlington Heights, IL 



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Engineering Inspector
Public Works Department - Engineering Division
About the Village of Arlington Heights
The Village of Arlington Heights is one of the largest Chicago suburbs and one of the most desirable places to live in the Chicago area. Arlington Heights is a vibrant and progressive community that 77,676 people are proud to call home. With shopping, businesses, vibrant downtown, award-winning schools, library, park district, and a hospital—Arlington Heights is a place where young families establish their roots for generations to come.

About the Position
The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Inspector. Under general supervision, the Engineering Inspector will be responsible for performing inspections for various construction projects to ensure accordance with approved plans and specifications and Village code. The Engineering Inspector will perform pre-construction, construction, and final inspections of subdivision, site development, and public works projects, such as sanitary sewers, storm sewers, retention areas, water mains, streets, curbs and gutters, and sidewalks.

The Engineering Inspector will address questions and concerns from builders, developers, and residents and will prepare daily inspection reports. In addition, the Engineering Inspector will perform various permit plan reviews, and also investigate and respond to service requests pertaining to a variety of engineering-related matters. Desired candidates will have strong communication skills and knowledge of proper construction techniques and civil engineering concepts.

Qualified candidates must have at least an Associate degree in engineering, construction management or related field, with various types of construction inspection, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. A valid Illinois Driver's License required.

The minimum starting salary for this position is $92,456 and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan.

If you are skilled in interpreting construction and engineering plans and are dedicated to ensuring the infrastructure in the community remains strong, this might be the right new opportunity for you! For more information about the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at or visit to apply. This position is open until filled.

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 is conditional upon passing a background and pre-employment physical and drug screen.