WALLINGFORD — The town announced Thursday that Alison Kapushinski, a senior staff engineer at Langan Engineering in New Haven, has been appointed as town engineer.
Which means that after six months as both town engineer and public works director, Rob Baltramaitis will get a break from his engineering duties.
Kapushinski was selected from a group of three finalists. Her first day is slated for Dec. 19.
She has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Worchester Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree in civil engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology.
Her starting salary is $105,235.
“We look forward to Alison’s providing her skills,” Mayor William W. Dickinson Jr. said in a statement. “She will be responsible for important work which directly and indirectly affects every person and business in our town.”
Kapushinski said she’s a lifelong Wallingford resident.
“I’ve always been the type of person who is looking for ways to give back to the community,” she said Thursday via email. “I’m looking forward to using my acquired skills and knowledge to serve my fellow residents and contribute to the continued success of Wallingford.”
Baltramaitis was appointed town engineer in July 2015. After former Public Works Director Henry McCully retired in May, Baltramaitis was appointed to the position later that month.