City Engineer
City of Aberdeen, MD

Posted February 24, 2020

Employment Type Full-time

Compensation $75,000 - $90,000 depending on qualifications

Company City of Aberdeen, MD

Location 60 N. Parke Street
Aberdeen, MD 21001



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The City of Aberdeen is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Provides professional engineering and technical skills related to the design and construction of developments, buildings, and infrastructure requirements within a municipal government.

  • Evaluates site plans and specifications for adequacy of easements, storm drain facilities, storm water management, erosion and sediment control, traffic flow, parking, etc.; ensures plans and specifications are compliant with all City Ordinances and policies, County and State regulations.
  • Inspects construction of site developments, buildings, and utilities, road, etc. to ensure that City specifications and standards are met.
  • Develops budget for Engineering Services; negotiates Engineering Services with Public Works Department and City Council; approves expenditures for Engineering Services.
  • Oversees and reviews consultant's work for accuracy and professionalism; negotiates contracts; sees to the completion of contracts.
  • Supervises set-up of special improvement districts; determines costs of improvements.
  • Prepares engineering reports and recommendations; provides counsel to all departments on matters of engineering.
  • Assists Director of Public Works in Building Code Enforcement by providing technical assistance/reports to ensure compliance of all City, County, State and Federal Codes.

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Seven (7) years of increasing responsible experience involving public works and other municipality engineering projects.
  • Maryland Professional Engineer (PE) License or be able to obtain within six months of hire date.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Advanced computer skills including spreadsheets, database, GIS and computer-aided-design software.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of erosion and sediment controls, storm water management, pavement and utility design and construction.
  • Extensive knowledge of civil engineering design and construction practices; working knowledge of engineering plans, codes and specifications (local, county, and state); working knowledge of computer applications to engineering. Ability to provide timely cost estimates, recommendations, and concerns as required.
  • Ability to direct the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other work sections, and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively in verbal and in written communication with developers, engineering firms, governmental agencies, elected officials and the public. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Group benefits package (Medical, Dental, Long- and Short-term Disability, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401A)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Holidays
  • Personal Days
  • Sick Time
  • Vacation