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C&S Engineers Office Engineer in Syracuse, New York


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.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are a top priority at C&S. We promote personal and professional growth by cultivating and sustaining a safe, inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels a sense of belonging. By encouraging employees to bring their whole selves to work, we create a diverse and equitable environment where all our voices are heard.

Position Overview

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

Counties of Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango, Clinton, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Genesee, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Schoharie, Sullivan, Tioga, and Tompkins, as well as the greater Syracuse, Buffalo, and Albany areas.

Opportunities may also exist in support of our Railroad efforts in New Jersey and Northern 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 2021 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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • An Office Engineer assists the EIC/Resident Engineer on daily management of construction inspection projects, providing technical and administrative information to others working on the project to ensure that work complies with all engineering standards, codes, and specifications. Responsibilities include, review of daily inspection reports and payment quantities in accordance with NYSDOT/MURK requirements, prepare change orders for overruns, changed conditions, and additional work as well as other project administration roles.

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

  • Utilize safe work practices in accordance with federal, state, local, and company standards.

  • Communicate incidents, accidents, near misses, potential hazards, and unsafe working conditions to a supervisor or the Health and Safety Department as soon as identified.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Desired 10 years of related experience, or similar position with experience in the construction field and transportation projects.

  • NICET III or equivalent experience, or EIT designation

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

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to supervise or coordinate the work of others

  • Knowledge of NYSDOT's Equitable Business Opportunities (EBO) software

  • Knowledge of computerized methods of construction project administration (Site Manager or Appia)

Accepted employment offers will be contingent upon the candidate's ability to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen in accordance with Federal Railroad Administration Title 49 CFR Part 219

WHO WE ARE: C&S Companies is a national planning, design, and construction firm with more than 500 employees and growing. For more than 50 years we have been delivering 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. We have offices throughout New York State, California, Florida, Michigan, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Washington, and Kentucky.

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)