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The City of Branson is hiring for an Assistant Engineer.  Branson is a community nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in Southwest Missouri.  We are a family friendly entertainment and vacation destination hosting 7,000,000 to 8,000,000 annual visitors to our beautiful city.  Branson is known for its picturesque views, two man-made lakes for great fishing, hiking trails, year round shopping, world class restaurants, music shows, and multiple attractions.  Branson is dedicated to preserving, promoting and championing our core values of Family, Faith, Friends, Flag & Future as we ensure continued success for our beautiful city.

The City of Branson employs approximately 280 (full, part-time and seasonal) employees in a variety of departments within the organization.  Our employees work to serve the residents and visitors and strive to make the City of Branson the best community it can be. 

We are seeking a well-rounded applicant with at least 5 years of experience in the municipal engineering field for our next Assistant Engineer.

Someone in this position will perform complex engineering design work assisting the Director of Public Works/Engineering and Utilities Director in planning, managing and supervising a variety of capital projects.  Duties include engineering work related to large and small public improvements projects; responsible for maintaining the City’s design and construction standards; overseeing public and private development projects to ensure they meet the City’s design standards; expert input into master plans for transportation, stormwater, water and wastewater facilities and traffic flow analysis, intersection studies and traffic signal design for traffic control.

Learn more about this unique opportunity and apply now https://bransonmo.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?id=1183

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Job Classification: Exempt, Full-time

Reporting Relationship: Engineering Manager


Who We Are:

FreeState is the largest rural electric cooperative in Eastern Kansas, with more than 15,000 member-owners. It functions as a democratic, not-for-profit organization. We are controlled by our members who actively participate in setting cooperative policy and making decisions in the best interest of the cooperative. Unlike investor-owned utilities, our profits are returned to our members as capital credits.

Primary Accountability:

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design, coordination, overcurrent protection, voltage regulation, load

balancing, planning, and troubleshooting of the Cooperative’s electric power distribution and transmission system.

Additionally, this position will assist the Enterprise Applications Supervisor with the Cooperative’s Aclara AMI system and

the supporting communication infrastructure.

Essential Duties:

  • Reviews applications for the installation of distributed generation.
  • Maintains acceptable distribution system voltages and capacity through assessment, system improvements, and the application of voltage regulators, capacitors, and reactors as necessary.
  • Conducts system planning studies including load projections and modeling of the distribution system with Milsoft Windmil. This includes keeping an up-to-date winter and summer model.
  • Assists in the development of all studies required by RUS (Construction Work Plan, Long Range Plan, Sectionalizing Study, Contingencies Study, etc.).
  • Assures safe, efficient, and reliable transmission, distribution, and substation design for new construction and modifications to existing facilities.
  • Assists with managing the Cooperative’s peak shave generators and load management.
  • Assists with the prioritization of work plan projects for Staking Technicians and provides updated information to Management.
  • Monitors, evaluates and maintains the SCADA system including interpreting data, installing, and specifying system information as necessary.
  • Assists with the review of completed work orders for compliance with applicable codes and construction practices. If corrective action is needed, documents, distributes and enforces the corrective action.
  • Advises and assists management on special equipment in addition to the rebuilding and repair of existing equipment.
  • Recommends specifications of transformers, meters, regulators, and line protection devices.
  • Assists with the review of EL reports before submission to the KCC and other utilities, in accordance with required procedures.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board
  • of Engineering and Technology is required.
  • Ability to become knowledgeable in electrical distribution system equipment for the purposes of designing and
  • documenting the new electrical services and system improvements is required.
  • Ability to become knowledgeable in electrical construction as it interacts with electric distribution systems is
  • required; Experience with a public utility or rural electric cooperative is preferred.
  • First Aid and CPR certification is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands:

  • Consistently sits for extended periods of time. Occasionally stands, walks, bends, stoops, squats lifts, unpacks and moves up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to perform finger and hand manipulation and perform repetitive motions in order to use a computer keyboard and telephone, as well as other office equipment.
  • Ability to read computer screens, mail and talk on the phone.
  • Must be able to walk a mile over uneven terrain, jump ditches, and any other requirement associated with power line construction and right-of-way clearing to observe work.

Work Environment:

  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment involving both indoor and outdoor activities.
  • May be exposed to outside weather conditions such as extreme cold/heat.
  • Regular, reliable attendance is required.
  • Interaction with staff, vendors and members.
  • Must be able to report to their primary worksite after regular business hours, as soon as possible, in the event of an emergency situation such as electrical outages, inclement weather, etc.
  • Ability to travel between offices and attend meetings, trainings, workshops, and seminars, as directed.

How to Apply:

FreeState is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.


Job Title:                           Engineering Technician I

Company Name:               WaterOne

Location:                            Kansas City, KS USA 66106 

To provide engineering technical support services to the Facilities Engineering staff under the direction of the Manager-Facilities Engineering.

Apply here:https://www.click2apply.net/KMory1h8W58ztAbBhLNqL


McPherson County Public Works Department

County Project Engineer

McPherson County Public Works Department is seeking a qualified County Project Engineer. This position is full-time. McPherson County has approximately 1,150 structures, 459 bridge length, and 314 miles of paved road.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

Duties include but not limited to:

        • Responsible for the design of all County Road and Bridge Projects, project coordination with KDOT, coordination with consultants, and assisting maintenance activities as needed.
        • Assist in the development of the annual Road & Bridge program consisting of all drainage structure replacements, asphalt overlays, chip seals
        • Design, or review and approve the design of all drainage structures, and load rate structures as needed
        • Management of all annual and biennial bridge inspections
        • Management of engineering staff including a surveyor, a design engineer, bridge inspector and engineer technician
Minimum Qualifications


        • Applicant must be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas, or capable of obtaining the license within six months.
        • Experience with CAD and various roadway design software
        • Helpful qualifications include Certifications in Bridge Inspection Team Leader, KDOT-LPA Right-of-Way, KDOT-LPA Project Manager, as well as knowledge and experience related to construction engineering/inspection and construction testing of concrete/asphalt/soil.

Benefits and Compensation

Beginning annual salary range: $70K to $85K DOA. Full County benefits include Insurance, PTO, KPERS.

For more information please call 620-241-0466. Resumes can be emailed to tomk@mcpcoks.us or mailed to McPherson County Public Works Department, 1115 W. Ave. A, McPherson, KS 67460.



City of Fort Scott, Kansas

Job Title: Public Works Director

Department: Public Works

Reports To: City Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt


SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the City Manager, the Public Works Director directs and coordinates activities of city departments of public works; streets, parks, water distribution and mechanics by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Directs and follows all City safety policies and procedures.

• Directs and recommends 5-year capital improvement plans.

• Confers with officials responsible for street and building construction and maintenance, and for supplying water, or other services to coordinate use of human resources and equipment and to consolidate purchasing requests.

• Reviews preliminary budgets and adjusts items for conformance to anticipated needs.

• Attends city council meetings, as requested, to present budgets, activity reports, and plans for future activities.

• Confers with suppliers and sellers and places orders for equipment, materials, and supplies.

• Authorizes or approves departmental expenditures.

• Develops reports, attends public meetings, and participates, as requested, to promote and improve citizen communications.

• Completes performance reviews on all subordinate supervisors on a timely and accurate manner.

• Handles and follows up on citizens’ problems and complaints.

• Reviews Public Works department work assignments and sets priorities. Monitors progress and assures deadlines are met.

• Develops and maintains a positive professional work environment for direct reports and subordinates.

• Performs additional duties as needed or required.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages department supervisors who supervise staff in the various departments. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must live within Bourbon County limits or be able to relocate within 6 months. Computer skills require ability to understand, and use excel. Knowledge of long-term capital improvement plans and processes.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Construction Management, Parks Management, or related field; supplemented by 3 – 4 years progressively responsible experience in public works administration, to include broad exposure to projects construction and management, regulatory reporting and compliance, and administrative aspects of the work, e.g., budget administration, human resources management, organization and delegation of responsibilities; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. OR High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in public works that include a minimum of 5 years of supervision of crews and/or division and associated operator certifications (water and wastewater distribution and collection, stormwater; parks maintenance; streets maintenance.)


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Requires CDL drivers license and meet City’s driving history guidelines.


PHYICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Apply online at www.fscity.org



Utilities Engineer

The Kansas Corporation Commission has a vacancy for a Utilities Engineer located in Topeka, Kansas. The salary range is $65,000 - $72,000 DOE with excellent benefits.  Complete job posting and application instructions may be found online at:  Job ID 196877

The Kansas Society of Professional Engineers (KSPE) publishes career opportunities on the KSPE website. Classifieds must advertise a legitimate job opening for registered professional engineers or engineering-interns and provide the exact qualifications sought by the employer, a valid Request for Proposal or Request for Qualifications for a bon a fide project or advertise a product/supply used by the engineering profession

If you are interested in posting job opportunities for your firm, please CLICK HERE for details. For questions or to submit your request to post, please contact KSPE at brenna@kansasengineer.org.

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