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Public Works Director

City of Columbia

Civil Engineer

Farnsworth Group

Division Engineer (Electrical Distribution)

Berkeley, Missouri


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Public Works Director

City of Columbia, MO

Wide-open spaces and community spirit abound in Columbia, Missouri, which has earned numerous recognitions for its outstanding quality of life. Centrally located in the continental U.S. and between Kansas City and St. Louis along Interstate 70, Columbia offers convenient access to 11 major cities within 500 miles. The city is the largest in Boone County and has a population of 125,200 within its 64 square miles.

Under the direction of the Deputy City Manager, the Public Works Director oversees department programs in engineering design and surveys, public building maintenance, transit system, street and sidewalk construction and maintenance, public parking, traffic control, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and contract administration.

The City of Columbia is seeking a skilled and visionary leader who values relationship building, customer service, and a community committed to building a better future for its residents, businesses, and visitors. The ideal candidate is energetic, honest, fair, and creative, a respected servant leader who is not afraid to engage in difficult conversations or implement change when necessary to move the organization forward.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, with a master’s degree in a relevant field preferred. Candidates should also have at least 10 years of Public Works experience in municipal government, and five years of supervisory experience is desired.

Certifications from the American Public Works Association and expertise in a similar-sized department—or larger—are a plus, as are certifications by the American Institute of Certified Planners or as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer.

Additionally, candidates should be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri or have the ability to obtain their license within one year of their hire date.

The City of Columbia is offering a starting salary of $96,013 to $168,605 for this position, dependent on qualifications and experience.


Please apply online at:


For more information on this position, contact:

Larry Bell, Senior Vice President


Senior Engineer – Utility Systems Planning (Engineering)


Distinguishing Features of Work

This is professional civil engineering work directing the planning, design, control, and construction of major engineering projects, most specifically related to water and sewer infrastructure, treatment plants and associated facilities. The position oversees the daily work of the Utility System Planning group in the Engineering Division.  Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.


Examples of Work Performed

·     Supervises and manages the work of engineers and technicians within the Utility System Planning group, as part of the Engineering Division.      

  • -           Plans, directs, and schedules Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budgets for water and sewer infrastructure, treatment plants and related improvements.
  • -           Works with Division and Department management to develop long-term goals and plans.

·     Directs, coordinates and reviews professional consulting firms' work in the preparation of feasibility studies, plans, specifications and cost estimates.

·     Performs and oversees difficult design, inspection work and special studies.

·     Assists in preparing specifications, estimates, and contract terms; reports on contract performance.

·     Writes Proposals for Utility Projects and facilitates Staff Screening and Selection meetings and interviews

·     Confers with citizens, developers, consulting engineers, contractors, public service organizations and appraisers to achieve work objectives.

·     Prepares and presents studies, plans, cost estimates and recommendations.

·     Prepares and delivers presentations to citizen groups, boards, and commissions.

·     Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle.

These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.


Requirements of Work

·     Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, particularly water and sewer vertical asset design, construction, and maintenance

·     Considerable knowledge of federal and state regulations and recent developments in the field of civil engineering

·     Skill in performing technical research work and advising on complex problems

·     Ability to use a computer to develop and use spreadsheets involving complex mathematical and statistical operations

·     Ability to plan, coordinate, control, monitor and schedule projects

·     Ability to organize and evaluate engineering data and to present findings and recommendations clearly to staff, consultants, commission, boards and the public

·     Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other Departments, and representatives of outside agencies



Required Experience and Training

Graduation from a four-year college with a degree in civil or mechanical engineering, plus four years of progressively responsible experience in the design and construction of municipal engineering projects, including supervisory and project management experience, and registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas.  An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification for several consecutive years!  Farnsworth Group is a 130-year old, employee-owned full-service Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with approximately 500 employees. We can provide employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Civil Engineer in either our St. Louis, MO or Belleville, IL offices. In this role, you will be responsible for providing our private, municipal, and state clients with cost effective, user friendly, and attractive projects as well as developing new client relationships.

Job Activities:

  • Plan, design and manage a variety of civil engineering projects
  • Collaborate with other Farnsworth Group disciplines and client consultants
  • Communicate with clients regarding current and future projects
  • Organize and complete projects from inception to completion
  • Assist with business development efforts
  • Projects may include land development, water & sewer, park development and a variety of municipal related projects.

Specific Requirements:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum 4 years of civil engineering experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Experience working with projects and clients
  • Ability to effectively manage clients and participate in business development activities
  • Strong team player that can manage and contribute to several projects simultaneously
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience required
  • Sanitary sewer, water line and storm water design experience

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

·         401(k) with 100% Company Match up to 5%

·         Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans

·         Professional Development and Training

·         Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements

·         Mentoring Program

·         Paid Time Off

·         Short & Long-Term Disability

·         Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

·         Maternity and Paternity Leave

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:

Farnsworth Group is a collection of employees with unique backgrounds and perspectives that all come together to make us a better Company. It is our goal to recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote a diverse group of people. Join us…and let’s make a difference, together.

For immediate consideration, please Apply Online by clicking on the link below

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or visit the Farnsworth Group website at and click on the careers link. 

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer. 

Division Engineer (Electrical Distribution)

Berkeley, MO

Full time

About The Position

The Division Engineer is primarily responsible for planning, designing, execution, and project management activities associated with the safe and reliable management of the electrical distribution system as it pertains to system improvements, new business, and maintenance. The Division Engineer also ensures compliance with company tariffs, procedures, design standards, and code requirements.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the safe and timely completion of designs and estimates within budget for subtransmission and distribution system enhancements with emphasis on adherence to company standards, procedures, and policies, including designs for new business, replacements, relocations, maintenance, system upgrades and expansions. Provide technical assistance and direction to other personnel completing designs and estimates of distribution projects.
  • Work with Division personnel and other Company departments, performing distribution planning and engineering analysis of subtransmission and distribution systems to identify capacity or operational deficiencies and corresponding infrastructure improvement plans. Develop projects to correct and improve the safe and reliable operation of systems.
  • Review the physical condition of subtransmission and distribution systems and make engineering recommendations focused on safety for the replacement and/or enhancement of obsolete or inadequate facilities.
  • Coordinate major system initiatives and serve as project manager ensuring compliance with company requirements including safety, design standards, timeline and financial performance criteria. Participate in project development, planning, implementation, completion and process improvement efforts.
  • Work collaboratively with operations supervision and other Company departments to ensure safe and reliable delivery to meet company and customer expectations/commitments. Effectively utilize and provide technical support relating to the use of the energy delivery business systems.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of Division and function goals. Identify and implement improvements in Division operations designed to enhance safety, control costs and improve productivity.


Bachelor of Science Degree Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering preferred. Preference is to have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination or have the Professional Engineer (P.E.) License. Three or more years of electric utility distribution or related engineering experience preferred.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

The Division Engineer works a standard day-shift in an office and field environment which can include walking over rough terrain.  Subject to emergency call-out and duty supervisor responsibilities. May be called in after hours or required to work in unpleasant weather conditions. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Working knowledge of corporate computer applications (OAS, CSS, DOJM, ADMS) and DEW preferred.  Must possess good customer service, analytical, decision making, communication, organization and human relations skills, and be able to interact effectively with various stakeholders.

* Technical career path level depends upon applicant’s credentials.

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment.  Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Apply here

The Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) publishes job opportunities on the MSPE website by request. 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 Brenna Leahy at

Classified ads are also accepted for posting in MSPE's quarterly newsletter, The Missouri Engineer. For more information on advertising in The Missouri Engineer, click here

Pricing per word: The first 40 words or less is $25.00. Each additional 20 words or less are charged $15.00, with a cap of $100. Online job postings last 60 days.

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