Professional Municipal Engineer

April 4, 2023
Wildwood or Atlantic County, New Jersey
Job Type


Plan, designs and manages public works projects with an emphasis on Roads, Water and Wastewater Resources. Rapidly expanding company with a great reputation seeking individuals that can provide high growth potential including managing clients and office. 


  • Plans, designs, coordinates and manages public works projects including capital improvement projects with an emphasis on roads/water/ wastewater plant and delivery systems infrastructure.
  • Manages the work and project budgets of outside consultants; develops schedules for bidding and construction; evaluates and approves selected bidders.
  • Reviews and approves change orders and payment requests to outside consultants and contractors.
  • Signs, seals and prepares engineering plans, reports, specifications and contract documents.
  • Prepares, reviews and evaluates design/construction project schedules; investigates and resolves schedule conflicts on capital improvement projects with an emphasis on road/water/wastewater projects.
  • Provides technical direction, project management, and assistance to engineering staff, consultants, developers and outside agencies regarding multiple projects.
  • Provides lead expertise, technical direction and assistance to civil engineers and other technical design and construction professionals within multiple municipal departments.
  • Coordinates municipal projects amongst municipal departments with other local municipalities and state and federal agencies.
  • Approves materials, methods, equipment, specifications, cost estimates, change orders, pay requests and related documents utilized in the execution of construction projects.
  • Prepares, presents and interprets written and oral reports on public works projects for municipal management and the public.
  • Performs research, analyzes findings, and prepares recommendations for infrastructure planning needs with an emphasis on roads/water/wastewater projects.
  • Responds to and resolves citizen inquiries and complaints regarding engineering projects and infrastructure.
  • Assists in the development of the department, division and capital improvement budgets.
  • Represents the municipal on professional and technical committees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience as a professional engineer.
  • New Jersey Licensed Professional Engineer.


  • The theory, principles and practices of civil engineering
  • Project management oversight and supervisory practices
  • Public works design, standards and construction and the methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works projects
  • Local and state laws, codes, ordinances and regulations governing municipal engineering
  • A municipal public works infrastructure with an emphasis on road/water/wastewater delivery systems
  • Basic public works contract law, bond and insurance requirements


  • Sign and seal engineering plans and documents
  • Develop and monitor a project budget for design and construction projects
  • Make decisions regarding project priorities, costs, alternatives and value added engineering
  • Perform research, analyze findings, prepare and present reports to municipal management and various municipal departments
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal staff and the public
  • Operate a computer and engineering applications
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.


  • EIT required with minimum of 3 years project management experience and a willingness to attend night meetings
  • PE licensure preferred with minimum of 3 years project management experience and a willingness to attend night meetings
  • Must obtain registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey within six months of hire
  • Valid New Jersey Driver's License
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