The Project Engineer will assist with the planning, management, and oversight of a variety of engineering projects associated with City infrastructure and facilities.
100% - This position will provide highly responsible and complex administrative and technical support. Key responsibilities include review of engineering plans and specifications, review of contract documents and cost estimates, development plan review, and construction management. Experience with water/wastewater treatment, environmental remediation, 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) three plus years of increasingly responsible engineering and project management experience in projects directly related to infrastructure management (water, wastewater, stormwater, or transportation projects), CIP planning, and/or subdivision development and site planning; and
3) state recognition as an EIT, having passed the FE exam.
Additional experience and education may be considered in place of the EIT certification. Senior Project Engineer must have possession of, or obtain by date of hire, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) from the State of Kansas. 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.