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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Help Wanted - DPW Junior Civil Engineer, reply by 2/22


The Town of Bethlehem Department of Public Works is seeking candidates for a Junior Engineer.  Primary duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • Performs supervisory or high level technical drafting work such as that involved in detailing engineering drawings utilizing AutoCAD;
  • Construction inspection of Town infrastructure including water, sewer, stormwater and highways;  
  • Prepares general and special purpose maps;
  • Checks contract drawings; computes quantities of waste, fill, construction material and other items;
  • Investigates drainage complaints;
  • As part of Town Stormwater Program, completes MS4 regulatory inspections (construction compliance inspections, outfall inspections, permanent practices and facility audits);
  • Makes preliminary and final estimates on engineering projects;
  • Receives records, charts, and statistical information of a technical engineering nature;
  • Analyzes data as it comes from the field;
  • Checks the work of engineering aides;
  • Serves a chief of party or filed survey crew;
  • Supervises work, takes notes, makes sketches of work performed, makes contact with the general public, and is responsible for work results and progress of the party;
  • Assists with acquisition, input and analysis of data used in the Town’s Geographic Information (GIS) datasets;
  • Assists with field data collection using a variety of equipment, including GPS and other mobile devices.

Minimum Experience Required:

Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology and whose curriculum is accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of experience in the practice of engineering.

Special Requirement: Possession of a valid NYS Driver License issued by NYS Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of appointment.

Town benefits include paid vacation, holidays, sick time, medical and dental insurance, and New York State Retirement.

Please send resume, completed employment application, and cover letter by February 22, 2018 to:  Mary Tremblay-Glassman, Human Resources, Town of Bethlehem, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, New York 12054.

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