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The Municipality of Princeton

400 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08540


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400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
P: 609/454-4751 F: 609/454-8449

Department: Engineering
Position: Assistant Engineer
Salary Range: $80,000.00 - $114,000
Post Date: November 1, 2017
Deadline: December 3, 2017

Under new leadership since 2016, the Municipality of Princeton’s Engineering Department is seeking an innovative Professional Engineer to join our non-union full-service team as Assistant Engineer. The ideal candidate will have hands-on design, construction management, and exemplary written and oral communication skills in order to lead capital projects from budgeting to grant writing, in-house design and public presentations, and through construction observation, management and close-out. The local free shuttle; downtown parking and streetscape projects; sidewalk and bikeway projects; bikeshare; roadway, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer projects; park projects; bus shelter projects; single-family, multi-family, and private site development reviews and construction observation; tax map preparation; GIS; state and federal grant projects; and other related infrastructure projects are under the purview of the Princeton Engineering Department.
Description: The Assistant Engineer shall perform all duties of an engineering nature, as directed by the Municipal Engineer, and be capable of assuming the Municipal Engineer’s duties in his/her absence and responding to emergencies after hours;
supervise construction staff of 5; provide technical assistance to Public Works and Recreation; assist Planning and Zoning staff as directed; coordinate with Police on ordinances, traffic safety and construction matters; manage the department website content and prepare press releases; attend Council meetings on a project basis; and serve as a staff liaison on a number of internal and municipal boards and committees during the workday and evenings. Certified Municipal Engineer certification desirable.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering; advanced proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D; New Jersey Professional Engineers license; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and duties effectively; and ability to prioritize and work within time constraints. Must satisfy employer paid physical, drug screen and criminal background check. Must have a valid NJ Driver’s License in good standing. NJ residency required by State Statute R.S.52:14-7.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible experience in the management of staff and practice of civil engineering with knowledge of Complete Streets.
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