City Of Holyoke- Personnel Dept *

Job Order #: 19405010

Holyoke, MA 01040

Full Time

35 hours per week

POSTED 7/25/2023

EXPIRES 10/23/2023

Job Description

Position Summary: Performs administrative and technical work related to all engineering activities in the City of Holyoke and
is responsible for project management, professional/technical engineering designs, reviews, standards, survey work, and
inspections. Performs all other related work as required.
Essential Functions: Prepares and reviews designs for Department of Public Works projects in accordance with general
engineering practices and the City of Holyoke standards; Determines scope, designs, prepares drawings, specifications,
bidding documents, contracts, and cost estimates for projects; Conducts and coordinates design and construction surveying;
Provides construction staking; Serves as Project Engineer on Department of Public Works projects; Conducts construction
inspections, reviews and approves contractor pay requests, reviews and approves construction submittals; Reviews and
processes construction change orders; Prepares legal descriptions, documents, and draft agreements for the City of Holyoke;
Provides design data for surveying and engineering applications using Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD), Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) and HydroCAD and MS Office to include Word and Excel; Prepares digital maps, surveys,
engineering drawings, and special reports for the Department of Public Works and other City of Holyoke departments;
Provides technical assistance and consults with other departments regarding engineering functions, site development,
drainage, and transportation. Provides technical support and training on the use and development of the geographic
information system and its databases as well as other engineering software applications to all users of the system in the
Department of Public Works; Assists DPW Superintendent with administrative duties, short and long term plans and
coordination within the department and other city and state personnel; Reviews and administers various permits and
petitions; Participates in state funded roadway improvement projects; Serves as a liaison between the city and MassDOT;
Provides reports to the City Council and related subcommittees as needed; Performs similar or related work as required,
directed, or as the situation dictates. (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the
various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required: Extensive knowledge of civil engineering, surveying and design along with
thorough knowledge of public works construction; Understanding of local and state regulations; Performs complex technical
research; Compiles comprehensive reports and the practical application of findings; Assess conditions in a variety of
locations and determines proper course of action; Communicates effectively and diplomatically with the public, consultants,
officials, department heads and other constituencies; Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Education, experience, and certification, licensure required: Bachelor?s Degree in Civil Engineering; Five years?
experience with municipal infrastructure projects: traffic engineering, sanitary sewer, and storm water design; Professional
Engineer License (PE) registered with the MA Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Professional Land
Surveyors or EIT with intent to obtain PE registration
Job Environment: General office conditions; Field work is performed outdoors with loud noise levels and exposure to variable
weather conditions/hazards associated with heavy equipment and construction sites; Workload is subject to seasonal and
weather-related fluctuations: Responds to emergencies, operates telephone, computer, hand power tools, survey equipment and
standard office machines: Makes frequent contact with municipal, stat

How To Apply

Please send a letter of interest and your resume to


536 Dwight Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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