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Engineer (3-year contract position)

City of Cambridge

May 16, 2018
Job location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts

$76,067 - $88,889/year (7/1/18
Full Time - practiced
Required suitable education
4 Year Degree


The City of Cambridge Department of Public Works is seeking a highly motivated Engineer to manage the implementation of our asset management program for the City’s sewer and drainage systems and construction connected with public works capital improvement projects. This position will require a thoughtful practiced professional who can lead the implementation and on-going management of the asset management program and manage construction projects that are consistent with the City’s goals of fostering neighborhood vitality and a healthy urban environment. Under the supervision of the City Engineer, the Engineer will perform the following tasks:
   » Manage City’s implementation of asset management program for City’s sewer and drainage systems.
   » Manage sewer abatement program; including coordination with property owners, site inspections, and inspection of meter installations. Coordinate with other City departments such as Finance and the Water Department.
   » Manage construction, maintenance, and/or repairs by contractors of municipal infrastructure including: streets and sidewalks, sewer, drains, utilities, parks, buildings and related facilities.
   » Manage and administer all aspects of public works construction contracts, including schedule, budget and quality control.
   » Review, permit and supervise construction of public infrastructure performed by private entities on behalf of the City.
   » Inspect construction, maintenance, and/or repairs by contractors of municipal infrastructure including: streets and sidewalks, public utilities, parks and related facilities.
   » Coordinate the construction of public works projects with residents, property owners, business owners, other city departments, state and federal agencies and other stakeholders.
   » Review building permit applications to ensure that proposed work is compliant with DPW standard specifications, accessibility requirements, stormwater management goals and streetscape design standards.
   » Assist in emergency situations as required including, but not limited to, significant inclement weather events and participate in a 24 hour a day on call rotation.
   » Other related tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
   » Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and 3 years practice in utility construction or wastewater operations is required. Professional registration or EIT (Engineer in Training) Certificate is preferred.
   » capability to manage and administer public works construction contracts.
   » Familiarity with sewer system maintenance and operations. practice with asset management systems.
   » Collection Systems Certification Program, Grade IV Collection System Certification preferred.
   » expertise of state and federal regulations related to accessibility, sewer use and stormwater management.
   » A valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License Class D is required.
   » expertise of complete streets designs, emphasizing superior accommodation for bicyclists and pedestrians.
   » expertise of engineering principles related to the design and construction of municipal improvements. capability to coordinate/communicate with contractors and the public.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Submit both your resume and letter of interest by 8pm on 06/18/18 via email to: E-Mail: or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Internal Number: M077

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About City of Cambridge
With over 107,000 people located within a 6.5 square mile area, Cambridge is a unique community with a strong mix of cultural, demographic and social diversity, intellectual vitality and technological innovation. Located just across the Charles River from Boston, Cambridge is home to world-renowned educational institutions, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as to numerous high-tech and bio-tech companies. Cambridge has developed into an international community, with 28% of residents being foreign born, representing over 70 countries and speaking more than 40 different languages.


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