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Jacobs Associates Assistant Resident Engineer (Underground) in New York, New York

27-Sep-2021 to 26-Nov-2021 (MST)
New York, NY, USA
Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

McMillen Jacobs Associates' is looking for an Assistant Resident Engineer with 5-10 years of construction management experience in highway, sewer, water main, pipeline or other underground construction.


Assist Resident Engineer in supervisor and management office personnel, including Office Engineer, Community Liaison, and inspectors at the direction of the Resident Engineer.

Review field paperwork, to include;

Requests for Information (RFI)

Contractor Submittals

Construction Schedules

Inspection Reports and Logs

Agendas and Meeting Minutes


Change Management Logs

Safety Plans and Safety Audits

Contractor and CM Payments

Assist in the preparation of Change Orders, Overruns, and Claims

Oversee field inspections of the Contractor's work

Interact with all Contractors/ Subcontractors performing the work and maintain a professional relationship with them to provide the Client with the highest quality end-product.

Maintain open lines of communication with the Client and/or Owner to facilitate the completion of work on time and on budget and to better address construction conflicts in an effort to minimize their impact on the project schedule and budget.

Perform other tasks as deemed necessary to facilitate the construction work as directed by the Resident Engineer


Qualified for ASCE grade III

BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Project Management or other related construction field from an accredited college or university.

Professional Engineering registration in New York or CCM is ideal but not required. Engineer-In-Training certificate is a plus, but not required.

Five years' experience with infrastructure water main, gas main, and sewer main installation and inspection; utility relocations; sidewalk and roadway restoration or replacement; and landscape restorations is a plus.

Experience in tunneling, microtunneling, HDD, and shaft excavation construction is a plus.

Experience with working with NYC Agencies (NYC DDC, NYC DEP, NYCDOT) is preferred.

Ability to manage a number of concurrent assignments and priorities, and supervise, train, and mentor office personnel, including Office Engineer, Community Liaison, staff engineers, and inspection staff.

Strong team building, analytical and technical communication skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Computer proficiency and versed in Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point.

CAD knowledge and drafting experience is a plus.

Experience with Primavera software is ideal.

Experience reading contract drawings and specifications.

Willingness to travel for assignments as needed.

Willingness to work swing or night shifts when needed during Contract work.

Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position to perform field inspections which include: the ability to navigate over rough terrain, descend/ascend ladders into trenches or deep shafts and carry up to 30 lbs. as needed.

OSHA 10 hour is required.

ACI (Grade 1), Hazwoper, Confined Space, Fall Protection and Various training certificates a plus.


McMillen Jacobs Associates is a multi-disciplined firm, with self-performing design-build capability. We are experts in underground/tunneling and water resources projects and deploy this expertise to serve water, dams, energy, wastewater, transportation, aquaculture, federal, private, and regulatory clients using a wide range of delivery methods. For 75 years we have worked closely with our clients at every stage of a project assisting them with planning, permits, designs, project management, construction, and start-up.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings.

Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

Pay Rate: DOE


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

No Recruiters, Please.

McMillen Jacobs Associates

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.