George Waring

Senior Engineer

City of Kalamazoo, MI

George is a civil engineer (EIT) engaged in furthering the infrastructure and well-being of the

City of Kalamazoo. As the City of Kalamazoo’s senior civil engineer, he performs engineering

and planning for local and major road networks throughout the city. His enthusiasm and

enjoyment for the work of civil improvement and social betterment is what drives his passion for

his work. George received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University,

Carbondale and immediately entered active-duty Air Force as an acquisitions officer for four

years. His role in the Air Force involved purchasing and managing equipment and upgrades for

the E-3 AWACS aircraft. Since leaving active-duty military service in 2020, George has been

with the City of Kalamazoo involved in the engineering, planning, and management of

construction projects ranging in value from $10,000 to over a million dollars. His work has

involved significant public engagement, asset management planning, and capital project

forecasting for projects 5-20 years out. George’s interests include designing transportation

projects for inclusion, equality, safety and including non-motorized means of transportation

solutions into the planned capital projects for the City of Kalamazoo. He has a passion for

problem solving and developing simple solutions to increase safety and mobility in his city.