City Engineer
City Of Holyoke- Personnel Dept *

Job Order #: 19657771

Holyoke, MA 01040

Full Time

35 hours per week

POSTED 9/18/2023

EXPIRES 12/17/2023

Job Description

Job Summary:
Performs administrative, supervisory, and technical work related to engineering activities
within the City of Holyoke.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Performs various duties of a routine to complex nature following acceptable standards
of quality and performance.
Requires independent judgment in determining methods of completion and carrying out
Works under the supervision of the Director of Public Works and the Board of Public
Hires employees and provides direction, prepares employee performance evaluations,
and counsels and disciplines staff consistent with city policies and subject to approval
by the Board of Public Works.
The City Engineer is generally responsible for the capital improvements and record
keeping for the City's infrastructure (roadways, sidewalks, sewers, parks, buildings,
traffic signs and signals, etc.) and enforcement of state and city laws, regulations, and
Administers the Stormwater Authority, reviews permit applications, and enforces the
Stormwater Ordinance
Acts as a consultant to other city departments and advises them on engineering and
technical matters
Manages and reviews budget for work done under contract
Approves invoices, manages grants and loans, writes grant applications
Maintains plans and records
Reviews and approves petitions for new streets
Examines bridges and maintains custody of bridge inspection reports
Examines land owned by the City
Prepares contract documents for city projects
Manages engineers, architects, and contractors engaged in municipal projects
Reviews plans submitted to Planning Department; Reviews and issues permits
Manages state-funded roadway improvement projects
Oversees construction of municipal and permitted work: Assigns street addresses
Serves on the Parking Advisory Board, Building Survey Board, Bike and Pedestrian
Committee and other committees

The City of Holyoke is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, family
status, gender, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual

orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

? Serves as the city?s representative to the JTC and PVPC
? Serves as liaison between the city and MassDOT
? Responds to traffic and other engineering related Orders and submits reports to the
City Council
? Makes work assignments, coordinates projects and reviews progress of employees
and contractors
? Provides training for personnel, establishes performance requirements and ensures
compliance with safety regulations.
? Recommends personnel actions.
The functions above are normal for this position. Other duties may be required and
assigned. The essential functions or duties listed above are intended only as examples of
the 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.
Required Skills/Abilities:
? Extensive knowledge of civil engineering and engineering survey and design
? Knowledge of drafting and public works construction
? Knowledge of relevant local and state regulations.
? Ability to direct the work of others, initiate and direct research, compile reports, apply
findings and organize, and schedule projects
? Skilled in written and oral communication
? MS Office applications mastery (Excel, PowerPoint,Word, etc.) essential
? AutoCAD, HydroCAD, ArcGIS preferred
Education, certification, licensure, or other similar requirements: Bachelor?s degree in civil
engineering; Massachusetts Licensed Professional Engineer (PE). MA Class D driver?s license
Job Environment:
? General office conditions, field work is performed outdoors with loud noise

How To Apply

Please send a letter of interest and your resume to


536 Dwight Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Per Diem Position

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$77,788.32 - $102,875.05 per year


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Benefit Details

Employee Benefits: Health, Dental, Life Insurance & Flexible Spending Account.


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