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Environmental Field Engineer
NYC Parks

Company Description

NYC Parks is an 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 and 14% of the city’s land and coastline, include seawalls and waterfronts, pedestrian bridges, beaches and boardwalks, parks and playgrounds, historic houses, recreation centers and pools. 

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Job Location:
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Primary Category:
Engineers/Architects
Secondary Category:
Architectural Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
10/21/2019

NYC PARKS

ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD ENGINEER 

NYC Parks is an 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 and 14% of the city’s land and coastline, include seawalls and waterfronts, pedestrian bridges, beaches and boardwalks, parks and playgrounds, historic houses, recreation centers and pools. 

Environmental Field Engineers play a key role in our mission to enhance underutilized properties and transform them into thriving public places. Their work helps to resurrect post-industrial landscapes by transforming them into recreational areas and parkland. The diverse portfolio of engineering projects is fascinating and unparalleled.  Projects include the Mayor’s Anchor Parks Initiative, aimed at transforming large parks and nearby communities, and strengthening coastal resiliency along vulnerable shoreline communities.

The successful candidate is inquisitive and enjoys developing practical solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate finds fulfillment in fixing things and making improvements on the grandest scale. The person who holds this position should be detail-oriented and also able to see the big picture. The ideal candidate should find the diversity of engineering projects fun and thrive in a dynamic environment.

NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package, including pension, excellent health benefits, competitive, vacation/sick days and a work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under general supervision lead a multi-disciplinary team of construction managers, project resident engineers and administrative staff in the successful completion of construction contracts. Working with engineers and project managers, assist with preparation of documents during the design phase.Work with the project team to resolve design and construction issues as they emerge in a variety of conditions and situations. Prepare and review detailed internal reports on project progress schedules and budget.
  • Supervise contractors’ installation, inspection and/or testing operations at job sites and ensure compliance with permits, regulations and programs, including NYS Brownfield Cleanup, Environmental Restoration, Materials Management and Storm water Pollution Prevention.
  • Review and comment on consultants’ engineering reports, including work plans, health and safety plans, Construction Quality Assurance/Construction Quality Control (CQA/CQC) plans, change in landfill end use, construction certification reports and inspection reports. Ensure compliance with CQA/CQC measures and provide agency certification. Sign and seal engineering and other official documents necessary to certify the construction based on circumstances that may arise during construction.This may include interim milestones. Assist with environmental permits preparation.
  • Approve the design, inspection, construction, demolition and/or alteration of premises, installations and apparatus to ensure compliance with contract specifications and all relevant laws and regulations with respect to environmental projects.
  • Serve as a liaison with government entities, private companies and groups and the general public during the construction phase of projects to ensure work can continue as scheduled.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

(Job ID# 416470 – Environmental Engineer)

A valid New York State Professional Engineer License and four years of full-time experience in environmental or fire protection engineering. A master's degree in environ-mental/fire protection engineering from an accredited college will be accepted as equivalent to one year of the full-time experience in environmental and/or fire protection engineering. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of this employment.

 

SPECIAL NOTE:

In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.

License Requirement

A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. Employees must maintain this license for the duration of their employment in such assignment.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

OR

(Job ID# 409699 – Associate Project Manager)

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 Master’s degree from an accredited university in one of the 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.

Note: In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III, candidates must have at least two additional years of experience as described in "1" above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least two additional years as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer.
  2. emonstrated three or more years of experience with redevelopment of landfill or environmentally compromised properties. Substantial work experience in the area of construction, including scheduling and coordination of several projects simultaneously.
  3. Excellent supervisory, communication, administrative and interpersonal skills.
  4. Three or more years’ experience with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation regulations and procedures for waste management, environmental cleanups and work permits.
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  6. A driver license valid in New York State.

 

Salary: $95,000 - $100,000 plus excellent benefits

Apply by 11/8/2019

Please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

  1. Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
  2. Search for Job ID#: 416470 or 409699

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

References will be required upon request.

 

 

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