Job Code: 
Department of Public Works (DPW)

Preparing and/or reviewing engineering plans, specifications, and designs; supervising the construction of public works projects such as streets, sewers, bridges, and water systems; furnishing engineering advice to City boards and commissions acting as resident engineer on construction projects; reviewing work of contractors for compliance with plans and specifications; coordinating for the municipality with other municipalities and state and federal agencies when joint engineering projects or state or federally funded engineering projects affect the municipality; supervising engineering and other non-engineering personnel. Responsible for care and filing of all municipal plans.

  • A 4D Drinking Water Operator Certification preferred.

  • Registered professional engineer in Massachusetts.

  • 10 years experience in municipal engineering projects including, highway, water, sewer, drainage systems and ADA compliance.

  • Knowledge of plans and specifications and their application to the construction repair and maintenance of public works facilities.

  • Knowledge of costs and units of measurements.

  • Knowledge of the municipal budgetary process and accounting system.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise both engineering and non-engineering personnel.

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by October 11, 2015, to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: [email protected]

City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion,
age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women,
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.
Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats,
and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided
to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon

Full Time
$67,614.04 per year; paid weekly at $1,300.27; plus benefits.