Engineering Position

Montgomery Township intends to fill 1 of 3 F/T Engineering positions, based upon the applicants qualifications.  See below for information on the 3 positions. Posted 3-06-19

ENGINEERING AIDE Full-time position with benefits package.  Seeking a qualified professional to work under the direction of the Township Engineer.  Performs limited but skilled engineering duties in connection with investigation, development and maintenance of engineering projects.  Required knowledge and skills include the ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings, specifications and plans; good knowledge of Engineering practices, field surveying and drafting work; and capable of elementary mathematics.  Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: observation of construction sites for compliance and reporting, ability to resolve problems that arise on construction sites, maintenance of department documents, providing assistance to Engineering Department staff with inspections, phone/office coverage, and miscellaneous tasks.  Applicant must be capable of drafting professional quality plans and maps using AutoCAD (or equivalent), and must be proficient in MSOffice Suite.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.  An Associate’s Degree such as Civil Engineering Technology, a valid NJ Driver’s License, and NJ residency are required.  It is desired that a candidate possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university, a Municipal Engineering Construction Inspector certificate, a NJDEP Certified Stormwater Inspector certificate, and fundamental knowledge of GIS systems.  If you would like to be considered, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Tamarah Novak, Personnel Coordinator, at tnovak@twp.montgomery.nj.us or in person to the Township Administration office, 2261 Route 206, Belle Mead, NJ 08502.  EOE.

STAFF ENGINEER – Full-time position with benefits package.  Perform complex technical, administrative, and civil engineering work involved with the design of a variety of public improvement projects and facilities. Assists the Township Engineer and the Assistant Township Engineer in the planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, designing, preparing, completing, and maintaining of various civil engineering projects including roads, non-vehicular facilities, recreation amenities, bridges, wastewater, and storm drainage systems. Assists in the preparation of engineering plans, designs, and specifications with in-house or consultant staff. Reviews public and private land use permit applications for residential and commercial development.  Two (2) years of related Civil Engineering work experience, or equivalent, are required.  Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D design and drafting plans required.  Fundamental knowledge of ERSI GIS systems desired.  Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university required.  Engineer in Training Certificate and Active New Jersey Professional Land Surveyor or Professional Planner License desired.  A valid NJ Driver’s License and NJ residency are required.  If you would like to be considered, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Tamarah Novak, Personnel Coordinator, at tnovak@twp.montgomery.nj.us or in person to the Township Administration office, 2261 Route 206, Belle Mead, NJ, 08502.  Salary information furnished upon request.  EOE.

CHIEF ENGINEERING AIDE Full Time position with benefits.  Under the direction and supervision of the Township Engineer the Chief Engineering Aide will perform sub-professional engineering duties in connection with investigation, development and maintenance of engineering projects, administrative work, direction and supervision of comprehensive, in-house engineering functions.  The Chief Engineering Aide will assist with supervision and scheduling of Engineering Aides and Sr. Engineering Aides; assist with street opening applications, Soil Disturbance applications, Soil Hauling Applications, Driveway Opening applications under the supervision of the Township Engineer and Assistant Township Engineer; inspect construction work associated with Street Opening permits such as driveway aprons & drainage connections to stormwater system; prepare development bond estimates, determine inspection fees, monitor status of bonds, review bond reductions/releases, and perform administrative duties related to land development projects; perform observes & monitors construction & project sites for compliance, prepares field reports, reviews invoices, negotiates change orders, certifies payments, conducts field meetings and performs other construction management duties; inspect other various projects when directed by the Township Engineer and Assistant Township Engineer; gather information for various complaints & projects and reports findings to the Township Engineer or Assistant Township Engineer; inspect sidewalk complaints, report to Township Engineer or Assistant Township Engineer, maintain complaint list and arrange for repairs; assist with sewer fee appeal review and water meter report management; help resolve issues with Zoning Officer and Landscape Architect as necessary; review problems in field and advise on appropriate corrective measures; provide customer service to residents and the general public.  Required experience/skills/knowledge include: 5 years of related Civil Engineering work experience, or equivalent; good knowledge of engineering principles and practices and field survey and drafting work; good knowledge of mathematics; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and plans; able to read & understand the Township engineering codes and ordinances and relay the meaning to residents; computer knowledge and skills including understanding of AutoCAD or similar program and Microsoft Office.  Desired but not required experience/skills/knowledge include: municipal engineering experience preferred; progressively responsible experience in civil engineering in the design, maintenance & construction of projects; knowledge of the purpose and methods of performing field surveys and preparing survey or as-built drawings; fundamental knowledge of GIS systems.  Education/Certification/License required: Associate Degree in engineering technology, geography, cartography, or equivalent from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.  Education/Certification/License desired: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Surveying, Geography, Cartography, Information Technology, or related field from an accredited college or university; Municipal Engineering Construction Inspector; NJDEP Certified Stormwater Inspector; Engineer in Training Certificate.  A valid NJ Driver’s License and NJ residency are required.  If you would like to be considered, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Tamarah Novak, Personnel Coordinator, at tnovak@twp.montgomery.nj.us or in person to the Township Administration office, 2261 Route 206, Belle Mead, NJ 08502.  EOE.