Assistant City EngineerCITY OF BRISTOL
City of Bristol
BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT 06010
ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
SUMMARY: Selects and applies standard civil engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to a
variety of public works planning, construction, and design and land surveying projects; provides technical
assistance and consultation to City Departments, Boards, and Commissions; and inspects construction
projects. Supervises the civil engineering, drafting, inspection, and record keeping sections of Engineering
Division including all related staff. Oversees and provides technical review of the preparation of plans,
specifications, and designs for public works projects, including street and sidewalk construction, drainage
improvements, recreational fields, and facilities improvements. Reviews costs and materials estimates.
Investigates problems and complaints, and prepares design changes as needed. Prepares, analyzes, and
reports in specialized engineering areas. Assists applicants in applying for construction permits.
Participates in long range and near term planning for Department. Makes formal presentations.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and following
registration as a CT Professional Engineer, at least three years of progressively responsible civil
engineering experience. Desire one year of unit or project supervisory experience. Demonstrated
knowledge of land surveying to include boundaries, topography, and construction; principles and practices
of municipal land use and construction of public infrastructure. Knowledge of principles and practices of
planning, design and development of public infrastructure. Ability to analyze and interpret laws, ordinances,
and rules and regulations; represent the department in technical and procedural matters; and present ideas
clearly and concisely both orally and in written form. Proficient use of computer programs and applications
related to engineering design and project management. Knowledge of and proficiency with computer aided
drafting, spread sheet and word processing software. Requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT SUMMARY: Works in indoor office conditions and
outdoors including construction sites with some exposure to outdoor conditions and traffic, fumes, dust and
dirt, and ability to lift objects of medium weight.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATIONS: CT State registration as a Professional Engineer, and valid CT Driver
BENEFITS include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off (personal days, perfect attendance
days, vacation, accrued sick leave, including 12 full day & 2 half day holidays) & insurance package
(medical, dental, vision care, prescriptions, life, and short term disability).
SALARY: $77,183 - $99,714/yr.
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