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Town of Danvers
Incorporated 1757 -The King Unwilling

Engineering Division
  • Provide Customer Service to the general public.
  • Project Manager for the Water Treatment Plant Project.
  • Manage the Water, Wastewater and Tax Supported Capital Improvements Projects and Programs approved by Town Meeting.
  • Technical review and assistance is provided to the DPW Divisions and other Town Departments as Planning, Conservation Commission, Management Services and Town Counsel.
  • Provide technical and on site assistance to the operating divisions of the Public Works Department. i.e. - Phase II Stormwater, Mass Works Application for Endicott Street.
  • Manage and maintain the GIS Mapping and Databases for the development and implementation of Water, Sewer, Drainage and Roadway Infrastructure layers within the GIS Mapping System.
  • Client Contact and Project Manager for the Town’s Consulting Engineers maintaining and improving the Town’s water, wastewater, roadway, and drainage infrastructure systems.
  • Town Engineer is Town’s Representative to SESD Board.
  • Manage the Infiltration and Inflow Program funded through SESD.
  • Provide daily construction inspections for subdivision and site plan projects.
  • Provide design reviews, bond estimates and Department Recommendations for subdivision plans and site plans filed the Planning Board.
  • The Engineering Division prepares Notices of Intents and represents the Public Works Department before the Conservation Commission.
  • Provide design reviews and Department Recommendations to the Notice of Intent filings with the Conservation Commission by Developers.
  • Provides Technical Review to the Board of Appeals with respect to Chapter 40B Applications and local flood plain district and Site Plan Bylaw requirements.
  • Approval of all State & Local water and sewer connection permits.
  • The Town Engineer is the Designee / Contact for the Dam Safety program.
  • Approving Authority for all local and State sewer connections and extensions.
  • Manage and Administer the Street Layout and Acceptance Program.
  • Prepare Massachusetts Highway Department State Highway road opening permits.
  • Maintain as-built plans and records of the Town’s infrastructure, easements etc.
  • Prepare sewer betterment assessments.
  • Represent the Department as member of DTAC.
  • Perform limited surveying of Street Lines and Town Property.
  • The Division prepares plans, specifications and supervises construction of small projects.

You must come into the office (1 Burroughs Street) in person to fill out Water and Sewer Applications. They can be obtained at the front counter.


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