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Resident Engineer
New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR)

#JobID
14544
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Job Location:
New York, NY, United States
Primary Category:
Engineers/Architects
Secondary Category:
Civil Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
8/29/2018

Resident Engineer 


NYC Parks is a design award-winning city agency that builds and cares for public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. These public spaces, encompassing over 5,000 properties, include boardwalks, historic houses, playgrounds and pools and Works Progress Administration (WPA)-era recreation centers. Resident Engineers are essential to the modernization of Parks' beloved public spaces and structures.

NYC Parks depends on its Resident Engineers to manage a wide range of interesting construction projects at these sites. Resident Engineers are the bridge between contractors, architects, engineers, landscape architects and the city, viewing all parties as essential partners to the successful completion of a construction project. The work of Resident Engineers is highly visible and directly benefits millions of New Yorkers and communities.

Resident Engineers have an understanding of construction work and are able to clearly communicate with and between contractors and designers alike to get the job done. The successful candidates enjoy being at worksites and get satisfaction in solving problems and moving capital projects forward to completion.
NYC Parks offers a competitive benefits package, including pension, excellent health plans, generous vacation/sick days and a work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  www.nyc.gov/parks.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Under general supervision, manage construction work involving multiple partners (e.g., construction workers, architects, landscape architects, engineers, contractors) on diverse capital projects with varying degrees of complexity.
•    Oversee the approval process of various construction projects, including making recommendations where necessary. Review, approve and/or recommend change orders.
•    Consult with Landscape Architects, Architects or Engineers of Record regarding change orders, shop drawing approvals and other architectural and engineering related issues.
•    Provide oversight of contractors to ensure adherence to plans and specifications. Maintain correspondence with contractors, review and approve contractors’ payment requisitions and clarify other construction issues. 
•    Review and research contractors’ dispute claims and advise Borough Director on solutions. Resolve field condition issues.
•    Collaborate on monitoring various contract administrative requirements (e.g., Minority/Women Business Enterprise goals, Project Labor Agreements, Damages for Delay programs).
•    Produce daily and weekly construction project reports, maintain accurate records, keep calculation books, prepare cost projections and organize and lead meetings. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Construction Project Manager - Job ID# 361372)
1.    A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or
2.    One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or
3.    One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects, or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States; or
4.    A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a combination of at least two years of experience as described in “1” above and the education as described in “2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program as described in “2” above may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience. 
•    To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience working as a Construction Project Manager Level I ; or one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience  (as described in the minimum qualifications of the Construction Project Manager civil service title).
•    Candidates must specify for each construction project they worked on: a description of the construction project, the time period they worked on the construction project, and the type of work they performed. Candidates must also specify the money allotted for the project.
Driver License Requirement
Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.

(Associate Project Manager - Job ID# 361389)
One year of full-time satisfactory experience in supervising employees performing project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, on engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects, or supervising a construction project with a value of $1,000,000 or more, and either:
1.    A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration or public administration, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating or expediting, for engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects; or
2.    A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3.    A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus any combination of college education and/or experience described in “1” above to make up the equivalent of five years of education and experience. One year of experience credit will be given for: (a) each 30 semester credits of college education leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, business administration or public administration; (b) a Masters degree from an accredited university in one of the disciplines described in “1” above; or (c) a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect or Registered Landscape Architect.
Experience that is primarily of a design nature is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
1.    Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering.
2.    Excellent communication and organizational skills.
3.    Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Photoshop and 3D rendering.
4.    Driver license valid in New York State.
    
Salary: $69K - $72,535** plus excellent benefits
 **Appointees to this position will receive a $2,060 Assignment Differential in addition to their base salary.
APPLY BY 9/21/18

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers
1)    Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2)    Search for Job IDs#: 361372 OR  361389

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.
 

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