Transportation/Construction Office Engineer
Syracuse, NY 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

C&S Companies is seeking an experienced Office Engineer to assist with our transportation construction inspection program in multiple locations throughout New York State served by our offices in Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo NY. This is a full-time position offering competitive compensation and benefits, and an outstanding work environment.

This position is primarily available starting March/April 2020 for all projects located in primarily in Central and Western NY. Consideration to begin sooner will be given to candidates that possess experience with preparing contract documents, cost estimates, and assisting with project startups. Also, whereupon successful completion the candidate may have opportunities to assist our Transportation Team with oversight of multiple projects in the 2020 season and beyond.

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.
  • 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 Overview

The 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, but are not limited to:

  • Review of daily inspection reports and payment quantities in accordance with NYSDOT/MURK requirements
  • Prepare change orders for overruns, changed conditions, and additional work
  • Process submittals and RFIs, coordinating with Designer
  • Coordinate and maintain as-built project documentation
  • Document project issues
  • Maintain detailed and organized project records, both electronic and paper
  • Conduct Commercially Useful Function Reviews
  • Monitor Civil Rights goal compliance
  • Process contractor payments
  • Assist EIC/Resident Engineer with project closeout


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Desired 10 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree desired. Associate's Degree acceptable with relevant experience.
  • NICET III or equivalent experience, or EIT designation
  • 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)


WHO WE ARE: C&S Companies, operating for more than 50 years, is a national planning, design and construction firm with nearly 500 employees and growing. C&S Companies delivers 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

Our headquarters is in Syracuse, NY with offices in New York State, California, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.

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.

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)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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