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C&S Engineers Transportation/Construction Inspectors & Engineers (New York/New Jersey) in Syracuse, New York

Description

C&S Companies is proud of its employee friendly and supportive workplace offering nearly 500 employees throughout the U. S. an opportunity for a rewarding and fulfilling career. As we enter our 51st year of business, we are pleased to present the following project oriented positions (with benefits). Assignments vary from up to one year in length to multiple years in length for projects throughout Central and Western New York beginning immediately in some cases or March/April 2020 in others. Positions are needed for an aggressive 2020 season with opportunities beyond the construction program.

Position Overview

We are seeking experienced Inspectors, Sr. Inspectors, Chief Inspectors and Resident Engineers to be responsible for construction/transportation inspection services on a variety of projects such as bridge/roadway/Intersection/trail repair, replacement and new construction in these NY State cities and locations:

Syracuse, Auburn, Binghamton, Fulton, Oneida, Utica, Herkimer, Cortland, Ithaca, Watertown, Rochester, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Tonawanda, Gowanda, Rensselaer, Plattsburgh, Cayuga County, Lewis County, Livingston County, Madison County, Broome County, Delaware County, Sullivan County, Schoharie County, Otsego County, Tioga County, Chenango County, Orange County and Putnam County, as well as New York and New Jersey Metropolitan Areas and NE Pennsylvania.

Why Take a Field Assignment With C&S?

  • We provide full construction support for our field staff throughout the entire assignment.

  • We offer a great employee benefits package including health insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick time, life/disability insurances and much more.

  • It is our intent to provide continued employment ranging from temporary short-term assignments up to 1 year in length beginning March/April 2020 to multiyear assignments for candidates who possess additional skills in preparing contract documents, engineering workups and estimates.

  • We provide paid orientation/training and attentive management support including 24/7 emergency contact.

  • We provide personal safety equipment at no cost; some inclement weather gear and a clothing allowance for some work related items (i.e. steel toe boots).

  • We reimburse work related mileage and tolls.

  • We pay for work related certifications including paid time off to take test and cost of testing.

  • Competitive hourly rate and a monthly cell phone stipend.

Inspector

Performs routine construction inspection services under the supervision of a Senior Inspector, Chief Inspector or Resident Engineer.

Duties include taking and documenting detailed measurements for payments, supervising material testing, and notifying supervisor of issues and potential deviations from plans and specifications.

This position requires full knowledge of company standards, plans, and New York State DOT specifications. The skills to demonstrate a basic familiarity with various common job site conditions, communication of project requirements to a contractor, and the ability to maintain a daily report while being familiar with plans and specifications are necessary. Applicants must have the ability to know when issues must be elevated to a supervisor.

  • Some relevant construction observation experience is preferred.

  • NICET Level II certification is preferred, or candidate must have a desire to pursue certification during term of employment.

  • Associates Degree desired; Bachelors' degree a plus.

Sr. Inspector

Working largely independently, performs routine construction inspection services under the supervision of a Chief Inspector or Resident Engineer. May be responsible for review and assignment of work for Inspector(s).

Duties include taking and documenting detailed measurements for payment, supervising material testing, notifying supervisor of issues and potential deviations from plans and specifications, and working with the contractor to resolve minor issues without guidance.

This position requires full knowledge of company standards, plans, and New York State DOT specifications. Qualified candidates will demonstrate familiarity and competence with various common job site conditions, will be able to clearly communicate project requirements to a contractor, and have the ability to resolve day-to-day disputes with a contractor, as well as have the experience required to know when to elevate an issue to their supervisor, all while maintaining detailed records of work and measurements and documentation for payment.

  • Desired 5 years related experience.

  • NICET Level III certification or successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering exam required.

  • Associates Degree required; Bachelor's Degree a plus.

Chief Inspector

Independently performs, tests, inspects and records technical work of routine complexity. Plans and coordinates field construction observation activities and reviews the work of and provides mentoring of other inspectors. Serves as a liaison between the Project Owner, Contractor, and Professional Engineer having project oversight.

Reviews materials against specifications, prepares change orders, prepares and reviews contractor payment applications, and ensures that project records are being prepared in accordance with accepted standards.

A Chief Inspector be able to fully express thoughts in writing and compile summary reports of other inspectors. Must have the ability to perform with the highest degree of independence, and effectiveness, in the field or in the office, within parameters established through the project plans and specifications. Must be fluent in the use of computers as a tool to aid construction observation.

A Chief Inspector must be an effective communicator with good written communications skills. This position is often required to communicate the requirements of the project plans and specifications to the Contractor and negotiate impacts to the project from changed conditions.

The Chief Inspector must also be familiar with corporate policies and safety requirements.

  • Desired 10 years of related experience required.

  • NICET Level III certification, or EIT designation.

  • Bachelor's Degree desired. Associate's Degree acceptable with relevant experience.

Resident Engineer

Independently performs, tests, inspects and records technical work of the highest degree of complexity. Plans and coordinates field construction observation activities and reviews the work of and provides mentoring of other inspectors. Serves as a liaison between the Project Owner, Contractor, and Professional Engineer having project oversight.

Reviews materials against specifications, prepares change orders, prepares and reviews contractor payment applications, and ensures that project records are being prepared in accordance with accepted standards.

A Resident Engineer must be able to fully express thoughts in writing and compile summary reports of other inspectors. Must have the ability to perform with the highest degree of independence, and effectiveness, in the field or in the office, within parameters established through the project plans and specifications. Must be fluent in the use of computers as a tool to aid construction observation.

A Resident Engineer must be an effective communicator with good written communications skills. This position is often required to communicate the requirements of the project plans and specifications to the Contractor and negotiate impacts to the project from changed conditions.

The Resident Engineer must also be familiar with corporate policies and safety requirements.

  • Desired 10 years of related experience required.

  • NICET Level IV certification or a Professional Engineer's (PE) license is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree desired. Associate's Degree acceptable with relevant experience.

WHO WE ARE : C&S Companies, operating for more than 50 years, is a national planning, design and construction firm with nearly 500 employees and growing. C&S Companies delivers critical infrastructure design, planning and construction services in aviation, civil/site infrastructure, construction and program management, construction/design-build, energy, environmental, facilities, architecture, planning, sustainability and transportation.

Our headquarters is in Syracuse, NY with offices in New York State, California, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

At C&S Companies, we believe work environment, culture, and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. We are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without the burdensome bureaucracy of a large corporate environment. To that end, we foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace; collaborative and employee-focused with an emphasis on quality, integrity, trust fun and accountability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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