Department:     Engineering

Appointing Authority:  DPW Director and Town Administrator

 Affiliation/Grade:         Non-Union/N-9

Summary of Duties

Professional, technical, administrative, and managerial work in assisting in planning, directing and managing town engineering work; all other related work as required.

Working with DPW Superintendents, conducts needs and priority analysis for road, parks, water, stormwater and sewer construction and maintenance projects and makes recommendations to DPW Director.

Prepares or reviews plans and specifications for bid documents; reviews regulatory compliance; prepares bid documents; analyzes responders’ proposals and ensures conformity with specifications; works with senior management for the selection of successful bidders and award of contracts.

Monitors contractors’ work to ensure conformance to awarded plans, specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, shop drawings, and other contractual obligations.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction or related field.


Five years of experience working in an engineering environment which performed DPW related civil engineering work.


A master’s degree may be substituted for two years of experience.


Registered PE preferred. MA Certified Procurement Officer preferred

Date Posted: July 9, 2021

Closing Date: Open until filled

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to the HR Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or The Town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.