Responsibilities: Municipal Services & Operations is seeking to fill the position of Project Engineer II (EIT) or Senior Project Engineer (PE). The Project Engineer will assist with the planning, management, oversight of a variety of civil engineering projects associated with infrastructure system improvements, traffic studies, and transportation projects. This position will provide highly responsible and complex administrative and technical support. Key responsibilities include review of engineering plans and specifications, review of traffic impact studies to determine appropriate recommendations on development projects, technical support with traffic signal timing and operations, implementing multimodal transportation projects including: roadways, sidewalks, bikeways and intersection improvements, providing recommendations to the Transportation Commission for programs, projects and policies. Experience with transportation, infrastructure development, and/or stormwater projects is a plus. This position will report to the City Engineer or Assistant Director.
Qualifications: At minimum, requires 1) Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major course work in civil engineering or a related field, 2) three plus years of increasingly responsible engineering and project management experience in projects directly related to infrastructure management (pavement, construction engineering, water, wastewater, stormwater, and traffic projects), CIP planning, and/or subdivision development and site planning. Additionally for Senior Project Engineer position, must have possession of, or have ability to obtain by date of hire, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) from the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions. 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. P.T.O.E. Certification preferred. A Master's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Engineering Management, or other related field is also preferred. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass a post-offer City physical and drug screen.
Lawrence, Kansas is a diverse and multifaceted city that provides many of the amenities of a large metropolitan area while at the same time maintaining a strong sense of community. Located in Northeast Kansas, Lawrence was founded in 1854 on the banks of the Kansas River. It is situated just 45 minutes west of Kansas City, Missouri, and 30 minutes east of Topeka, the Kansas state capital.
With a population of approximately 98,000, Lawrence offers the perfect combination of small-town hospitality and big-city attractions. It possesses all the aspects of a friendly, active and culturally diverse community, offering a wide range of exciting cultural experiences, nationally recognized educational institutions and some of the most unique and enjoyable hopping opportunities in the Midwest.