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Company: City of Brockton
Location: Brockton
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Brockton is a vibrant city located 20 miles south of Boston. Its convenient location provides easy access to the greater Boston metropolitan area, Cape Cod, and Providence. We are proud of our diverse population, our dedicated employees and volunteers, our cultural opportunities, and our award-winning public school system.
Job Description:
Position: Assistant City Engineer
Date re-opened: April 24, 2023
Position Type:Full Time/ Benefited/Union
Salary: $83,999-$104,126Essential duties and responsibilities: Works closely with the City Engineer withthe design, permitting, and bidding of publicly bid projects that includea variety of public works projects related to roadway construction and maintenance, water, sewer and drainage systems, parks, cemeteries, buildings, and other projects related to Department divisions. Prepares complex engineering calculations including drainage calculations to support the designs.
Works closely with consultants hired by the City for projects in which the Engineering Department assists with. Works with City attorneys on legal issues pertaining to Engineering projects.
Plans and assigns projects for staff under the direction of the City Engineer; completes technical work and provides data and assistance.
Responds to citizens' inquiries, questions, and complaints. Initiates corrective action to resolve problems and informs the City Engineer of corrective actions taken.
Reviews and/or approves plans and other documents requiring departmental review or approval.
Provides supervision and direction to the Engineering staff in performing their duties and assignments.
Performs construction administration services and oversees staff performing field construction oversight.
Makes public presentations in support of the needs and responsibilities of the Department.
Represents the Department as directed by the City Engineer at various meetings with City Boards or Committees and outside the City at other various local, state, and federal Agencies or Committees. Meetings and presentations occur during the normal work day and evenings as needed.
Regular attendance at the workplace is required.
May assist in the review of applications for utility permits, street use permits, franchise utility permits, etc.
May assist in updating/maintaining the City of Brockton's GIS.
May assist in survey fieldwork.
May assist in the preparation of grant applications for state and federal funding opportunities.
Performs other similar or related duties as required, or as situation dictates.Supervision: Works under supervision of City Engineer, Director of Operations and CommissionerWork Environment: Work is performed both in the field and under typical office conditions. The workload is relatively stable but can fluctuate based on project deadlines.Operates an automobile, computer, camera, scanner, printer, copier, calculator, and other standard office equipment.Makes frequent contact with other City departments/boards/committees, governmental agencies, property owners, and the general public. Contacts are in person, in writing, and by telephone and require resourcefulness and discretion.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Minimal physical effort is generally required for office work. Moderate physical effort is demanded in making site inspections. While conducting site inspections, the employee is frequently required to use hands, walk, stand, sit, speak, hear, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Agility is required to access all areas during site inspections.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering; 8-10 years of experience in design and/or field construction of public works projects, municipal experience; Engineer in Training (EIT) and OSHA 10 Certificate preferred. Massachusetts Registered Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, or the ability to obtain their PE within 12-month of hiring. Valid Massachusetts Driver's License required.Knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to Engineering. Knowledge of civil engineering practices and principles, engineering design standards, land surveying and CAD operation. Knowledge of drafting techniques, terminology, methods, and instruments.General knowledge of public works projects, materials used and standard construction practices, including safety procedures, industry standards, and legal requirements and practices of public bidding. Understanding of current MA General Laws associated with public bidding requirements, MA DEP storm water guidelines, and EPA NPDES permits.Knowledge of engineering maps and construction plans and specifications.Knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and computer equipment, including but not limited to Google Suite, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, and ESRI/ArcGIS.Ability to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications. Ability to understand hydrological/hydraulic calculations and studies. Ability to perform technical review of civil engineering plan. Ability to prepare cost estimates for City Projects.Ability to work independently and interact effectively with the public and department staff. Ability to design roadways, sewers, sidewalks, parking lots, drainage systems, and water systems. Ability to keep accurate and detailed notes and records. Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and codes and other engineering documents. Ability to analyze and identify project problems and find solutions.Skill with computers and related drafting applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Customer service and interpersonal skills.Ability to effectively operate engineering related tools and printer/plotter.Ability to interact with the employees and explain policies and procedures. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.Skill and accuracy in working with numbers and attention to detail. Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills. Problem-solving skills. MUNIS experience is preferred.
Additional Information:
The City of Brockton provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. The City of Brockton complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in all locations in which the City operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.As a condition of employment the City of Brockton will conduct a MA Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check once an offer has been accepted.Section 2-110 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Brockton mandates that employees establish residency within the City within one year of hire.
Application Instructions:
All interested parties please apply via Interview Exchange.

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