Staff Engineer

Arcadis Long Island City , NY 11101

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description:

Arcadis is seeking an experienced Staff Engineer to join our Industrial Infrastructure and Water team in Upstate New York. The successful candidate may be located in Rochester, Syracuse, or Buffalo.

This is an exciting growth opportunity for an experienced engineer to join our growing team with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. The Staff Engineer will utilize their expertise and technical knowledge to deliver design work for industrial clients in the region, with specific focus on Freight Rail Infrastructure but supporting other industries, including chemical, pharmaceutical, and pulp and paper. The successful candidate will assist with executing projects and developing project pursuits within the local and regional Industrial Infrastructure and Water market, to help build and grow our practice.

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for completion of design calculations, technical reports, permitting, detailed design and engineering plans and specifications, as well as construction administration for a variety of projects as part of a team.

  • Researching feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions and regulatory agency specifications.

  • Working effectively and collaboratively in team situations and establishing strong relationships with other teams where overlap of client project work exists.

  • Development of plans, specifications, requests for proposals, and other contract documents.

  • Working directly with a variety of engineering disciplines, office/project staff, client and sub-contractors, throughout the project life cycle.

  • May be assigned to projects as a Design/Technical Lead or possibly Task/Project Manager.

  • May be asked to handle project delivery responsibilities, such as; project planning, budgeting, schedule monitoring and managing project controls.

  • Conduct site visits and condition assessments.

  • Ensure project compliance with all Arcadis practices and quality and safety standards.

  • Facilitating project coordination for timely completion and submission of project deliverables.

  • Traveling on a regular and sometimes extended basis.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience with industrial water, facility infrastructure design and other industrial planning, design, permitting and construction engineering activities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; skills to include - public speaking, ability to communicate effectively as part of a team, preparation/development of technical documents and prior client involvement.

  • Ability to travel on a regular basis within North America.

Candidates with the following experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Experience delivering capital projects for multiple types of industrial clients including specific experience with projects for rail, power and utilities, chemical, pharmaceutical, mining and/or pulp & paper market sectors.

  • Project delivery experience with budgeting, schedule monitoring, client management, and project controls.

  • Client management skills including; preparation and development of proposals and client relationship building

  • Experience with Microsoft Project and/or Primavera scheduling software.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 5-10 years design and engineering experience with industrial infrastructure and water projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering or related field.

  • 10+ years of design and engineering consulting experience including Rail Infrastructure projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)

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