Gannett Fleming

  • Resident Engineer – Rail Transportation & Horizontal Infrastructure

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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    Construction Management
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  • Company Overview


    At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


    Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

    What You Will Do


    The Resident Engineer (“RE”) will manage the daily observation of the contractor operations for Rail related transportation projects through out ther greater New York City area.


    Responsibilities: The primary duties and responsibilities of the RE are to be the field point of contact for the client and all project stakeholders. The RE manages and supervises an assigned field office typically consisting of inspectors, community liaison and office engineer.  The RE conducts reviews and verifications of construction schedules; baseline and updates, in coordination with the client.  Performs inspections, observation of field testing and commissioning. Assists in the preparation and negotiations of construction change orders and the preparation of weekly / monthly project reports. Reviews payment vouchers from contractor. Reviews manning reports, payroll certifications and other labor documentation from the contractor. Chairs project progress meetings and distributes meeting minutes. Responsible for site safety, permit compliance and coordination with other adjacent projects.  Monitors Contractor compliance with the Contractor’s Safety and Health Plan and with specific Safe Work Plans. Monitors and ensures Contractor’s compliance with the approved Contractor’s Quality Plan.

    Works with the Contractor to minimize disruptions to the public. Logs and coordinates with the designer to respond to Contractors’ submittals, RFI's and shop drawings. Prepares a punch list with the owner upon completion of the project. Solves complex challenges relating to project schedule and budget as an effective member of the project Team (Owner, Gannett Fleming and Contractors)


    The RE may also perform Project Manager type responsibilities such as overseeing field personnel timesheets, vacation /leave, and general personnel issues that may arise.  As well as project budget, cost to complete analysis; liaise between contractor and the client agency; maintain comprehensive project history files; review project documents in-depth to handle construction and design issues; and prepare change orders, project correspondence, and reports.  Performs routine assignments requiring application of spreadsheets, databases, and scheduling software. 



    Minimum Qualifications


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.
    • 10+ years of experience in RE activities and managing construction field teams.
    • Experience in MTA-New York City Transit, Metro North Railroad, NJ Transit or Long Island Railroad construction projects.
    • Project Management Procedures (PMP’s) and Project Management Guidelines (PMG’s) familiarity a plus.
    • Candidate must have the ability to drive.
    • OSHA 30-hour safety course certification required.




    Life at Gannett Fleming


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


    Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


    Location: New York, NY
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM [Flexible]
    Employment Status: Full-time
    Internal Requisition ID: 2018-5273


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