Nashua is the second largest city in NH, a thriving and innovative community of approximately 90,000 people. We are looking for a passionate, highly motivated and creative City Engineer to lead an Engineering department of 13 people within the Division of Public Works. The ideal candidate will be well versed in state of the art tools and cutting edge technology to utilize in maintaining and creating sustainable infrastructure that will last for many future generations of Nashua residents. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for developing plans and specifications for City projects, reviewing subdivision and site plans, work performed by consulting engineers and oversight of various City infrastructure projects relating to the DPW’s Departments including Streets, Parks, Wastewater and Solid Waste. The City Engineer works collaboratively with other City of Nashua Divisions, oversees the Engineering department budget and capital improvement projects. The City offers a very competitive salary and benefits package including the Nashua Board of Public Works retirement system.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Professional Engineering license are required. Master’s degree in related field a plus. Must have 5 to 8 years progressively responsible employment in civil engineering in the municipal sector or a combination of other experience and education. Ability to use Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook as well as thorough working knowledge of computerized civil engineering applications such as AutoCAD and familiarity with GIS software and databases. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and proven track record working effectively with employees, other City departments, residents and elected officials. Valid driver’s license required.
Nashua, New Hampshire is home to nearly 90,000 residents and is a thriving former mill town first settled in 1655 and officially declared a city in 1853. Known as the Gate City, Nashua is the doorway to New Hampshire from Boston and is less than an hour from the Massachusetts capital. Nashua is also surrounded by several small towns filled with quintessential New England charm.
From local businesses to big-box stores, public parks, restaurants of all types, seasonal festivals and the Holiday Stroll, Nashua has all the necessities within its boundaries, with plenty of fun mixed in!
Nashua has a strong school system and economy with low unemployment. The City of Nashua alone employs 850 people. The city has received several accolades in 2018 and 2019, including being named the Most Diverse Place to Live in New Hampshire by HomeSnacks, Money Magazine’s Best Place to Live in New Hampshire, WalletHub’s Best Place for Millennials in Hillsborough County, among others.