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HNTB Office Engineer - Construction - Transit in New York, New York

What We're Looking For

The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Office Engineer - Transit.

Performs technical tasks regarding project submittals. Supports field engineers in performing daily tasks. Works on contract administrative tasks related to medium size projects. Assists in performing field inspection of multiple routine contractor activities.

Primary Focus Will Include:

Working as part of a construction management team, the experienced and competent individual is expected to:

  • Performs initial reviews of technical incoming and outgoing submittals to make sure compliance with requirements;

  • Supports field engineers in with pertinent technical information;

  • Performs field inspection of basic construction activities.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Engineering degree plus a minimum of 3 years of experience. New York City Transit Experience is preferred.

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Inspects and documents individual activities performed by the contractor.

  • Performs measurement of completed work to date.

  • Reads and comprehends contract documents.

  • Keeps inspectors daily report of assigned work activities.

  • Maintains overall project daily diary.

  • Prepares monthly construction estimates.

  • Assists in on-site material testing.

  • Monitors construction progress to assure proper installation sequences and compliance with schedule and contract requirements and state and local regulations.

  • Assists in the review and modification of schedules, specifications and drawings.

  • Prepares short term schedules to identify potential scheduling problems and recommends possible solutions.

  • Acts as project manager as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture

  • 1 year construction experience

  • All jurisdictional certifications as required

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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