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Engineer I - Facilities

Lake County IL

Engineer I - Facilities

Waukegan, IL
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in HVAC, plumbing and electrical maintenance? If so, this position could very well be for you.



    SALARY: $48,320 - $71,375

    JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and maintenance of pumps, motors and other physical plant equipment, including plumbing, electric and HVAC. Will need to maintain equipment record logs, daily turnover reports, and completing electronic work orders.

    Becoming an Engineer I would allow you to be involved with the maintaining of buildings and equipment within local government, ranging from Administration Offices and Courtrooms to Detention Facilities to Coroner's Offices. Your day will consist of maintaining HVAC, refrigeration, and fire suppression equipment. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

    In order to be successful in this role you should have a Stationary Engineers License and valid State License along with, two years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of boilers, chillers, fire pumps, air handlers, and building automation systems; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

    Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

    To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance and Administrative Services. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

    If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

    Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

    Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications


    • Process Accounts Payable
      • Obtain/ensure proper approval of invoices
      • Review invoices for proper account coding
      • Enter invoices into Intuit Enterprise accounting system
      • Produce checks and match to original invoices
    • Process Accounts Receivable
      • Produce invoices
      • Record cash receipts and maintain daily cash sheet
    • Record daily Cash Receipts (cash and checks) and take deposits to bank
    • Develop and enter General Ledger entries
    • Process payroll
    • Complete General Ledger account reconciliations
    • Handle month-end close of General Ledger which includes adjusting entries at month-end (using GAAP and accrual accounting methodology). Also responsible for providing Accounting Manager a month-end package which includes a review/analysis of both Income Statements to Budget, and Balance Sheet.
    • Perform contract invoicing and review status of the same
    • Assist in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial analyses
    • Share insight and assist with enhancing/developing finance and accounting processes and procedures
    • Share insight and assist with annual Budgeting process
    • Suggest and help implement processes that will increase efficiencies of Accounting Department and assist staff with implementing processes/procedures that will ultimately elevate the company’s customer service level and the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting/ performance.
    • Work closely with Accounting Manager(s) on various projects that include: finance, software module implementation, budgeting/forecasting, cash flow analysis, financial reporting, working with outside auditors and tax personnel, etc.