Austin Nichols is working with a Kansas Municipality that is seeking a Director of Public Works. This position comes with a variety of responsibilities overseeing all road and bridge construction, maintenance and completion of capital improvements. The Director of Public Works will control a multi-million-dollar budget while providing direction and organization to multiple department employees. This individual will have familiarity of department policies and procedures and of Federal / State construction guidelines which includes funding processes. This is a high-profile position that provides the opportunity to work for a municipality that is experiencing a lot of economic growth near the Kansas City area with highly educated workers to help continue this pattern going forward. Will also benefit from the assistance of an outside engineering firm to consult and help with any existing or new projects.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering is required.
PE is required.
10+ years’ experience in road/construction design is preferred.
5+ years’ experience in supervision and or management is preferred.