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Actalent Resident Engineer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Title: Resident Engineer

Opportunity to work for a world leading company within the natural and built asset space. Delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions.


The Resident Engineer will be working on a NYC Parks Program called "Street Tree Planting" OR "Trees and Sidewalks". The Engineer will be working closely with the PM on coordinating and allocating the correct amount of team members onsite. As well as making sure safety procedures are being followed, recording and tracking measurements for pay items, collaborate with both Parks Department and contractors. This person can expect to travel 20-40 sites in a day (5-10 miles apart/travel will be reimbursed)


Monday - Friday 7am-3:30pm/4pm

Must Have:

  • Bachelors in civil engineering, landscape architecture, construction management, ecology, environmental engineering

  • 1+ year experience working on a construction site (including internships)

  • Any experience working on green infrastructure, landscaping, tree inspection, parks, root inspection, or understanding of soils

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

  • Vehicle to get to work

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision


  • Coordinate with PM on where to go for work day

  • Meet Superintendent at job site assigned

  • Observe contractors on site

  • Coordinate with PM to ensure contractors are onsite

  • Ensure safety procedures are being followed

  • Collaborate with Parks Department and contractors

  • Use spec book and understand contents

  • Record and track measurements for pay items (contractor gets paid based on amount of trees planted and excavation)

  • All activities will be done on land level

No climbing, no work on active roadways, and no pruning of trees involved


forestry, civil engineering, landscape, soil, plant, tree, excavation, parks, inspection, concrete inspection, land development, construction oversight, arborist, horticulture, landscaping

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of plant species

  • Worked for landscaper for several years/summers

  • OSHA 10 or more

Experience Level:

Entry Level

* For immediate consideration, email your resume to gshope@actalentservices. com *

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.