This position provides structural engineers with geotechnical recommendations on simple projects so that the most cost effective, safe, and durable structure is constructed. This is accomplished by performing simple analyses, to design foundations supporting bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other traffic structures or to review foundations designed by consultants. The incumbent provides foundation and geotechnical design parameters, plan modifications, and specification input to the structural engineer so the contract documents do not create construction delays or contractor claims. In addition, this position assists the districts, contractors, consultants, and in-house structural engineers in responding to or resolving soils related design and construction problems. Principal Accountabilities 1. Prepares and/or reviews consultant Strµcture Geotechnical Reports on simple projects. 2. Reviews foundations and geotechnical aspects of structural consultant and in-house TSL plans for simple structures. 3. Reviews foundations and geotechnical aspects of structural consultant and in-house final plans for simple structures. 4. Reviews simple construction submittals including cofferdams, seal coats, temporary soil retention systems, drilled shaft installation procedures, ground modification designs, tie-back anchor and micropile designs, value engineering, construction problems, Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) and soil nailed wall internal stability, noise wall foundations, and other less common requests. 5. Reviews simple local agency structure foundations and geotechnical reports as well as repair plans for foundations, slopes, and retaining walls. 6. Designs simple shaft foundations for high mast light towers, overhead sign trusses, and traffic signal mast arms when standard design tables provided on the standard base sheets and manuals cannot be used. 7. Performs duties in compliance with dep13rtmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees. 8. Performs other duties as assigned. Work Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday – Friday Work Location: 2300 S Dirksen Pkwy Springfield, IL 62764-0001 Office: Office of Highways Project Implementation/Bureau of Bridges & Structures Agency Contact: DOT.CO.BPM.EmploymentApplications@Illinois.gov Job Function: Sciences and Natural Resources; Transportatio
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