The City of Lawrence Municipal Services & Operations Department is a full-service, front-line operational department. The department provides community services in infrastructure and maintenance (facilities & structures, street and stormwater maintenance, pavement management, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment), engineering (engineering design and technical support, stormwater, utility and traffic engineering), services (solid waste, water, wastewater, fleet management, and administrative functions). Municipal Services & Operations projects and services are vital to the growth, health, safety, comfort and quality of life for our community.
100% - The Project Engineer will assist with the planning, management, and oversight of a variety of engineering projects associated with City infrastructure and facilities. This position will act as project engineer/manager on infrastructure projects of a routine to moderately complex nature, providing highly technical input and reviewing project plans and specifications. Key responsibilities include coordinating engineering projects with government agencies, developers, contractors, and City staff; reviewing site plans and design reports; assisting with the development of bid documents and cost estimates; and construction management. Experience with water/wastewater or transportation projects is a plus.
At minimum, requires:
1) Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major course work in engineering, construction management, or a related field; 2) state recognition as an EIT, having passed the FE exam. Additional experience and education may be considered in place of the EIT certification. Project Engineer II must have 3+ years of increasingly responsible engineering and project management experience in projects directly related to infrastructure management (water, wastewater, stormwater, or transportation projects) and/or subdivision development and site planning. The ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with a diverse group of people. Desire working experience with MS Office, AutoCAD, and GIS software. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass a post-offer City physical and drug screen.
Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance: Various dependent on coverage levels available; FREE Well Care Clinic through LMH; free/discounted gym memberships, other wellness benefits/perks
Paid Time Off: 12 Vacation days, 12 Sick days accrued per year; 2 days Personal Leave, 9 Paid Holidays
Retirement:Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
About City of Lawrence, KS
Lawrence is a diverse and multifaceted city that provides many of the amenities of a large metropolitan area, while still maintaining a strong sense of community. Located in Northeast Kansas, Lawrence is just 45 minutes west of Kansas City, and 30 minutes east of Topeka, the state capital. Lawrence offers a rich and fascinating history, a wide range of exciting cultural experiences, nationally recognized educational institutions, and some unique and enjoyable shopping opportunities in the Midwest. Lawrence possesses all the aspects of a friendly, active and culturally diverse community. With the perfect combination of small-town hospitality and big-city attractions, Lawrence lays claim to its share of national recognition and historical significance.