The selected candidate will serve as the City’s full-time in-house municipal engineer. The City Engineer is responsible for managing construction of the City’s capital improvement projects and providing general engineering support to advance the City’s capital program; including the Pavement Management Program, new City parks encompassing a combined 11 acres, rehabilitation of municipal parks and parking facilities, and replacement of water mains. The City Engineer will also assist in coordinating construction of the NJDEP-led “Rebuild by Design” flood resistance initiative.
This position will require expertise in transportation engineering, and the appointee will collaborate with the Director of Parking and Transportation to conduct and manage various transportation studies, parking studies, design of complete streets projects, and ensuring that City signage conforms to MUTCD standards. The position will also collaborate with the City’s Chief Resiliency and Chief Sustainability Officers on efforts to construct green infrastructure projects, a microgrid, and other related projects. This position may also serve as the City’s “Responsible Charge” for administration of federally funded infrastructure projects.
This position will build and supervise a team of two personnel including a Water Superintendent and Assistant Engineer. The Water Superintendent is responsible for managing the Hoboken Water Utility and its contract with SUEZ Water for operation and maintenance of Hoboken’s drinking water system, as well as long term capital planning and implementation of the City’s Water System Renewal Program. The Assistant Engineer is responsible for road inspection services, road opening and sidewalk permits, and enforcement of the City code related to sidewalks.
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