Gannett Fleming

  • Resident Engineer – Infrastructure Projects

    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


    Resident Engineer – Infrastructure Projects - Greater New York City area


    Responsibilities: The primary duties and responsibilities of the Resident Engineer (“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 and inspections. Assists in the preparation and negotiations of construction change orders and in the preparation of weekly / monthly project reports. Chairs project progress meetings and distributes meeting minutes. Responsible for site safety, permit compliance and coordination with other adjacent projects.  Effective quality control. Work with the Contractor to minimize disruptions to the public. Log and Coordinate with the designer to respond to Contractors’ submittals, RFI's and shop drawings.

    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; 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. Prepare a punch list with the owner upon completion of the project.



    Minimum Qualifications

    Undergraduate degree in  Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.  Current NYS PE is required. 7+ years progressive experience on multi-disciplinary infrastructure related construction projects, including Underground Utilities; Bridge and Street Reconstruction; Water Main and Sanitary; Storm-water and Sewer Installations; work for NYC/NYS agencies such as NYC DOT, NYS DOT, NYS TA, NYC DDC and NYC EDC. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, be computer literate, experience with Microsoft office, Microsoft Project and related PC software packages used on design and construction projects. Candidates who reside locally in the metro NY/NJ area are preferred. Must have valid driver license and be willing to drive as needed. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.


    Required Experience

    The successful candidate will have the following:

    • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.
    • NYS PE License
    • OSHA 10 Hour Certification.
    • ACI Certification is a plus.
    • Past experience working on storm and sanitary sewers, water mains and street restoration.
    • Past experience working with NYC Agencies.
    • Ability to supervise inspection staff.
    • Ability to review shop drawings, contractor schedules, permit and inspection requirements.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Additional Preferred Qualifications

    • NICET IV Certification
    • Strong time management and attention to detail





    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, 2,000+ 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, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. 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.


    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
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