Capital Projects Engineer

Capital Projects Engineer

City of Liberty
Job Category
Engineering and Technology
Job Type
Full Time
Post Ref. Code
Salary and Benefits
$50,000 - $65,000 DOQ plus benefits including MO LAGERS pension plan  
Post Date

If you are looking for a career opportunity where YOU can make a difference and be a part of your community’s health, vitality and well-being, then submit an application for the immediate hiring of a full time Capital Projects Engineer.  As a vital member of the Public Works Department, you are a critical connection with the public and ensuring citizens’ experience leaves a positive impact.

We are an organization that serves the community with integrity and innovation by motivating our workforce to optimize their altruistic and collaborative talents to transform local government through career-oriented impacts.  

Starting salary range is $50,000 - $65,000 depending on qualifications plus amazing benefits including MO LAGERS (L-6) pension plan and additional perks that include:

  • Fully employer paid health & dental 
  • Low cost vision & supplemental insurance
  • Pension plan that provides lifetime income
  • 70% discount to the community center
  • Wellness initiatives that reward you with vacation hours
  • Organizational commitment to work/life balance
  • Welcoming attitude towards innovation and creativity
  • Valued current team members
  • Opportunities for promotions and career growth
  • Friendly department competitions
  • Fun and interactive employee newsletter

Our ideal team member will be a personable individual who works independently with strong professional engineering and project management skills.  From concept to completion you will be responsible for soliciting consulting engineering services, RFQ’s, prepare engineering contracts and coordinate projects with other city departments and outside agencies.  You will work collaboratively with the team to review construction plans, site plans, subdivision plats and legal descriptions to ensure compliance with local design standards and/or state and federal codes and civil engineering standards.  As the Capital Projects Engineer, you will manage and execute the City stormwater management plan to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations.  For a full list of job duties, please refer to the job description.

To be successful in this position you must have the ability to read and interpret site plans, building plans, specifications, calculations and codes.  A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or Construction Management is required.  At least three years’ experience in project development, project plan review and/or construction management of Public Works projects preferred. Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri, or be able to become registered within one year of hire date preferred.

A City of Liberty Application along with cover letter and resume must be received in order to be considered.

To apply online click here.

For a form to print and complete by hand, see Employment Application under "attached files" on the right side of the screen.  To receive Veterans preference points, download the application also located on the right side of the screen and submit with the required proper supporting documents.  Hard copies of all applications may also be obtained at City Hall. This position will remain open until filled.

Submit all applications to: City of Liberty, HR/Risk Mgmt., 101 East Kansas Street, Liberty, MO 64068 or Fax 816-439-4419 or email

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