County Engineer, Hancock County Highway Department

Greenfield, Indiana 

Organization: Hancock County Highway Department, Greenfield, Indiana

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Contact: Hancock County Highway, (317) 477-1112,


  • Inspects bridge and road construction projects, including ensuring compliance with state and local codes, specifications, and contract obligations, and tracking costs and quantities.
  • Coordinates projects with department engineering and maintenance operations. Exchanges information with other municipalities, utilities, and Surveyor’s Office to coordinate department activities.
  • Assists in coordinating private development projects with Permits Supervisor and engineering inspection consultants, including inspecting and recommending acceptance of road improvements by developers.
  • Investigates traffic problems and accidents, including inspecting problem sites, reviewing accident reports and/or conducting traffic counts as appropriate, and recommending appropriate action to County Engineer/Superintendent.
  • Assists in maintaining no passing zone surveys, including periodically inspecting/verifying sites suggested by striping contractors.
  • Periodically researches courthouse records as needed for land deeds, right of way descriptions, land covenants, and action of the Board of Commissioners.
  • Periodically performs drafting functions using computer aided drafting to produce standards and plans.
  • Responds to public requests and complaints regarding roads, culverts, bridges, subdivisions, and misc. including meeting/discussing with complaints, investigating/inspecting problem sites, recommending appropriate action to resolve valid complaints.
  • Assists with providing technical assistance to department maintenance personnel regarding repair and maintenance of roads, culverts, and bridges.
  • Periodically attends job-related seminars and meetings.

Desired qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Baccalaureate Degree in engineering or engineering technology, and a minimum of one year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Start and end dates: TBD

Salary/pay: $40,000-$50,000

How to apply: Contact Hancock County Highway at (317) 477-1112 or email