The Municipality of Princeton


400 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08540


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Human Resources
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: August 17, 2017
Deadline: September 18, 2017

Description: The Assistant Engineer shall perform all duties of an engineering nature, as directed by the Municipal Engineer, including but not limited to the following: prepare, oversee and manage the department’s $6 million capital improvement program (CIP); prepare design documents, State permit applications, and specifications for the CIP including roadway, storm sewer, sidewalk, bikeway, parking and sanitary sewer projects; with the Construction Engineer, supervise construction staff of 4; prepare resolutions, ordinance amendments, assessments, reports, public presentations, project notifications and press releases; provide technical assistance to Public Works and Recreation for various studies and capital projects; assist Planning and Zoning staff with site plan reviews and inspections as directed; and prepare State and Federal grant applications and manage project documentation and closeout. Additional management duties include: manage in-house and consultant staff performing design and inspection services; assist with the preparation of department operating budget; assist with staff performance reviews; manage the department website content; attend Council meetings as directed by the Engineer; and serve as a staff liaison on a number of internal and municipal boards and committees during the workday and evenings. The Assistant Engineer shall be capable of assuming the Municipal Engineer’s duties in his/her absence and responding to emergencies after hours. 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; ability to prioritize and work within time constraints; excellent written & oral communication skills. 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: 5 years + in land use / municipal engineering; 3-5 years in a supervisory role.

Application Deadline: September 18, 2017 EOE - M/F/V/H

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