St. Clair County Transit District Hires Austin Rauscher as Engineering Technician

The St. Clair County Transit District recently announced that Austin Rauscher, of Lebanon, Ill., has been hired as an engineering technician. He will be responsible for assisting with procurement, facility support and operations, bike/pedestrian trail expansion and special projects. He will also work to help further state grants and community events.

Rauscher brings five years of heavy civil industry experience to the St. Clair County Transit District. He most recently served as a senior field engineer with SAK Construction, where he gained experience in subcontractor management, geotechnical engineering, scheduling, quality control and facilitating new business.

Rauscher received a bachelor’s degree in Geography/GIS from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

“We are thrilled to welcome Austin to our team,” said Ken Sharkey, managing director of St. Clair County Transit District. “His work ethic and versatility will play a very important part in furthering our mission to provide safe, quality public transportation options in St. Clair County and access to more than 30 miles of interconnecting trails and bike paths in Southwestern Illinois.”