This is a provisional appointment.
Brief job description (essential functions of the positions):
Under the general direction of the City Engineer, the Principal Engineer assists in the review of plans and detail designs for the construction, alteration, or reconstruction of telecommunication network and other utility infrastructure as well as streets, sidewalks, bridges, retaining walls, footpaths, street lighting, transportation systems, and related installations in the city of Boston.
The Principal Engineer maintains and upholds the requirements for design, installation, and maintenance of public and private assets within City rights-of-way; inspects the installation of certain improvements in the field. Acts as a liaison between the department and other City agencies, private companies, and other constituents. Assists with considering changes and updating telecom/utility policies and protocols as needed. Performs other related duties as required.
Required to work any and all emergencies as directed by the Chief of Streets or designee.
Demonstrated ability to:
Boston Residency Required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA-20
Hours: 35 per week