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Career Opportunities at Prudent Engineering

Thank you for your interest in Prudent Engineering, LLP.

Prudent Engineering provides services to a range of private and public clients, including local, state, and federal governments; agencies and local municipalities; architectural, engineering, and construction firms; and other corporate entities. At Prudent, we look for growth-minded, self-motivated professionals with demonstrated proficiency in the core principles of their professional field. Successful candidates are committed to their institutional passions and have an understanding of how they want to develop emerging and existing strengths. We look for candidates who will approach project challenges energetically with diligence, curiosity, and professionalism.

As a Prudent Engineering employee, you will benefit from collaboration, both internal and across the industry; build and refine your skillset; receive essential professional development, safety, and technical training; and work and learn alongside motivated colleagues who uphold the highest standards of professionalism. If you are searching for a rewarding career, either as a recent college graduate or seasoned professional, Prudent Engineering is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive employee benefits.


 



Administrative Assistant - Syracuse Office

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our Syracuse office. This candidate will manage the front desk while providing support to project managers. You will be an important part of our day-to-day operations working with survey, marketing, construction inspection, IT, design and hydrography departments. If you can multi-task, you will be valuable to us! Health benefits and 401K benefits plus PTO makes this a great place to start your career.

You will provide office and administrative support to staff to ensure efficient and effective operations.  Responsible for handling routine office duties, such as screening incoming calls, word processing correspondence, scheduling appointments, and coordinating special events, as appropriate.

     - Associate’s Degree in English, Communications, or a related field
     - Strong organizational and time management skills
     - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
     - 3-5 Years of prior experience in an adminstrative role

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency including word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, and generating reports using standard software applications.
  • Some analytical ability to gather and summarize data, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
  • Must demonstrate strong communication, telephone, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates organizational and project management skills, including ability to set and manage multiple priorities, and to set and meet deadlines and complete projects in a timely manner.

Qualified candidates can email their resume to hr@prudenteng.com.

 

 

 

Assistant Proposal Writer / (Syracuse)

Proposal Writer

Prudent Engineering, LLP keeps today’s society on the move by doing our part to design, maintain, monitor, and oversee the construction of our infrastructure assets: roads, bridges, buildings, and utilities. Our dedicated team of engineers, land/hydrographic surveyors, and construction/condition inspection and management professionals work every day to provide robust, rugged, and sustainable infrastructure. If you would like to become a part of our team, please reply without delay and tell us how you believe you can contribute to our mission.

We are seeking someone with a minimum of three years of proposal writing experience, who wants to take that next step with more responsibility in preparing out RFP responses for our clients.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist in the development of RFQ/RFP responses, proposals, statements of qualification, and presentation packages.
  • Prepare submission content; proofread and edit content prepared by others.
  • Maintain submission information records/documents.
  • Maintain up-to-date personnel resumes, project experiences, photos, profiles, and presentation materials.
  • Organize proposal files.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, History or in related fields.
  • Superior skills in photography.
  • Superior writing skills.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • An understanding of process and digital printing.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in proposal writing or as a business development assistant
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality.
  • Strong organizational, effective time management, and prioritization skills and the ability to work to multiple simultaneous deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher (or similar product), Outlook, Acrobat.

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.


Bridge Inspector (Team Leader)

Prudent Engineering has been serving clients in New York and Pennsylvania since 1992 employing more than 70 people. The company provides site/civil engineering and land surveying services; specifically bridge design, construction inspection, bridge condition inspection, and land surveying.  Prudent’s primary clients are transportation agencies such as New York State Department of Transportation, NYS Thruway Authority, PennDOT and county highway departments.

We have an opportunity for a Bridge Inspector – Team Leader.

Responsibilities of the position:

Conduct condition inspection of bridges in conformance with all NYSDOT policies and guidance

Ability to work with minimal direction

Prepare inspection reports that are clear and concise

Accurately and efficiently enter inspection information into NYSDOT’s BDIS bridge inspection database system

Competently schedule inspection teams and coordinate contractors supporting the inspection effort, such as special access equipment, WZTC, RR flagmen, etc.

Ability to work safely and efficiently in high traffic environments and around heavy equipment 

Minimum Qualifications:

BS degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structural Engineering

Minimum of seven, preferably 10, years of experience in the field with a minimum of three years Bridge experience: design, construction, inspection

New York State PE registration or the ability to acquire same in three months or less

Previous approval by NYSDOT, NYSTA or other agency as an Inspection Team Leader, or meet the NBIS standards to qualify as a Team Leader

NYSDOT and /or NHI training in safety inspection of in-service bridges

Valid driver’s license

Ability to fulfill the physical demands of the job: carrying, erecting, and climbing ladders: working at heights fro ladders and lift vehicles

Experience with NYSDOT BDIS a plus

Prior experience as a Team Leader of Assistant Team Leader desirable

High level of situational awareness with a strong motivation to maintain a safe work environment at all times 

This position requires considerable travel, particularly for a candidate that does not currently reside in the subject Regions.

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Interested candidates should send their resume to jobs@prudenteng.com

 

CAD Operator

About the Firm

Prudent Engineering, LLP provides quality, cost-effective engineering services to state and local governments, authorities and agencies; consultant partners; and private-sector clients across New York State. Our project portfolio features experience in bridge, highway, and structural design; condition and safety inspection; civil and site engineering support; construction inspection and administration; and land/hydrographic survey and mapping services.

With 62 full-time employees, Prudent has a staff of experienced licensed engineers and licensed land surveyors, NICET-certified/equivalent construction inspectors, trained designers, and support staff. Prudent is headquartered in East Syracuse, New York, and maintains fully-staffed offices in Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Rochester, and Staten Island, New York. Our offices are positioned statewide to provide our clients and projects with immediate response and support.

Prudent Engineering is seeking to fill a CAD Operator position in its Survey Department with an experienced technician who is familiar with the latest versions of AutoCAD and MicroStation.

Capabilities:

•  Create 3D CAD drawings from adjusted and coded survey data using the latest versions of AutoCAD and MicroStation.

•  Read and understand the terminology and symbols used in survey notes, plans, and maps for use in developing design mapping

•  Accurately transfer information provided in numerical, written, sketched, or electronic format to design plan drawings

•  Understand and apply client CAD standards

•  Manage CAD computer files and understand CAD file interrelationships

Qualifications:

•  3-5 years CAD experience

•  Associates Degree in related field

•  Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel

•  Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills

 

Compensation: Competitive hourly rate, 401K, medical/dental insurance, and paid PTO.

Send your resume via the employment section of our site or directly to Michael Venturo, LS at mventuro@prudent.eng.com

Prudent Engineering, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Civil/Site Engineers with 5+ Years Experience

Prudent Engineering LLP has been serving clients in NY and PA since 1992. The firm employs more than 52 people and provides civil engineering and surveying services; specifically bridge design, construction inspection, bridge condition inspection, and land/hydrographic surveying. 

Prudent’s primary clients are transportation agencies such as the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and various state and local agencies.

We have an open position at our Syracuse office for an Engineer with Civil/Site skills and 5+ years’ experience.

Duties:

Development and/or analytical review of:

♦ Feasibility studies - conceptual designs – design calculations – final design specifications – engineering and construction cost estimates – support of permitting applications

♦  Participate in field condition inspections, safety assessments, and produce appropriate technical reports of findings

♦  Provide construction management field and office support as required

♦  Project management

♦  Represent Prudent Engineering at project meetings as needed

 Qualifications:

♦  BS Civil Engineering preferred (AAS Civil Tech minimum) with 5+ years’ experience

♦  PE preferred

♦  Experience with highway layouts

♦  Proficient with: HEC- RAS, MicroStation (inroads), Autodesk AutoCAD, MS Office software, and Project Management

♦  Additional experience with any of the following would be a plus: bridge design, design of earthworks, GIS, stream bed and bank stabilization, survey, emergency action plans, fish passage, wetland identification, and water control structure operations

♦  Ability to work independently on project assignments

♦  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Prudent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Construction Inspectors - Jobs Available Statewide in New York - Especially Albany and Rochester

We are looking for Construction Inspectors in New York of all NICET levels to join the Prudent team.

Qualified candidates can email their resume directly to our Construction Manager, Beverly Strachan at bstrachan@prudenteng.com or mail to:

Prudent Engineering
Attn: Beverly Strachan
6390 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Construction Manager (Buildings)

Manager of Construction Services – Buildings

Prudent Engineering is seeking an experienced Construction Management (CM) executive capable of developing and managing the CM department for the vertical building market from our East Syracuse, New York office.

About the Firm

Prudent Engineering LLP has been serving clients in NY and PA for 25 years. The firm employs more than 52 people and provides civil engineering and surveying services; specifically bridge design, construction inspection, bridge condition inspection, and land/hydrographic surveying. 

Prudent’s primary clients are transportation agencies such as the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and various federal, state and local agencies and municipalities.

The successful candidate must be knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of vertical construction, including management, methods, inspection, scheduling, environmental health and safety, OSHA, and project reporting.  This will be a new, start-up position so the successful candidate must be able hire and supervise staff, and if necessary to go into the field and actually manage construction. The candidate will manage, support, train and provide direction and leadership within the department.

The candidate must be experienced in CM in at least one of the following areas: buildings, dams, water control structures, water resources, power transmission and substations, airports, or other major civil engineering works.

The candidate must possess a demonstrated history of strong leadership, deep practical construction understanding, commitment to safety, a proven track record for customer service, timely project delivery, a working knowledge of scheduling and cost controls. The desired individual is someone who will bring knowledge and creativity to the position as well as have the discipline to grow the business, drive results, and increase revenue by securing job opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Construction management services.
  • Develop and sustain client relationships.
  • New business development.
  • Recruit, train and supervise construction services personnel.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to manage and perform construction services.
  • A demonstrated commitment to environmental health, and safety of staff.
  • Ability to correctly read and interpret construction drawings, schedules, and specifications.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain project documentation.
  • Proven ability to develop new business.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • The ability to hire, train, mentor, motivate and supervise staff.
  • Quality assurance experience relative to the industry.
  • Thorough Understanding of the CM Industry.
  • Compliance with Codes of Ethics, Conduct, and Business Compliance.

Qualifications:

  • A strong background in construction, engineering concepts, program management.
  • 8 – 12 years of relevant construction and management experience, preferably with construction inspection or superintendent roles.
  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Planning, or a related field
  • PE registration would be a benefit.
  • CPM Scheduling (P6 experience would be a plus), project planning, and project management.
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and be able to travel up to three days per week.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, and drug and alcohol-screening test.

Candidate will be measured on all levels of responsibility including professionalism, business development, and deliverables. The candidate will work with management to establish Short- and long-range goals; and objectives for business development.

Interested candidates should respond with resume and cover letter to: jobs@prudenteng.com

We offer a comprehensive benefits package with excellent opportunity for advancement.

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Resident Engineer/Resident Inspector

 

Prudent Engineering, LLP, is seeking a qualified Resident Engineer/Resident Inspector for a construction upgrade project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Olean, New York. 


 The candidate should have the following experience:
• A general knowledge of all aspects of wastewater treatment plant construction, including civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, instrumentation, etc.
• Experience on multi-prime contracts
• A thorough knowledge and understanding of the shop drawing submittal process
• The ability to coordinate construction and/or design changes with the design engineer and contractors
• Ability to foresee construction issues before construction begins
• Experienced in the analysis of the contractors' CPM schedule
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Working knowledge of record management systems, such as Prolog and Expedition
• Experience with chairing bi-weekly construction meetings and preparation of meeting minutes
• Familiarity with any and all regulatory permits
• Working knowledge of construction safety
• Ability to determine if the project is being constructed in accordance with the construction documents
• Experience in detailed recordkeeping and project documentation


Qualifications:
• 10 years minimum wastewater treatment plant construction or equivalent
• NICET certification, EIT, CCM certification a plus
• Special inspection certifications a plus

Comments/Additions to Job Responsibilities:
• Ability to make decisions affecting the cost and performance of the work
• Ability to understand all portions of contract documents including information for bidders, agreement, general and special conditions, technical specifications, contract drawings, and payment items
• Proficiency in utilizing various computer software programs
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Work effectively in teams
• Willingness to continue to improve work performance

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

Design Engineer

Prudent Engineering has been serving clients in New York and Pennsylvania since 1992 employing more than 52 people. The company provides site/civil engineering and land surveying services; specifically bridge design, construction inspection, bridge condition inspection, and land surveying.  Prudent’s primary clients are transportation agencies such as New York State Department of Transportation, NYS Thruway Authority, PennDOT and county highway departments.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer located in our East Syracuse office.

Scope of Duties:

The following are typical but not all-encompassing duties of this position:
• Development and review of feasibility studies, analysis, conceptual designs, design calculations, final design and specifications, engineering and construction cost estimates, and support permitting applications
• Participate in field condition inspections, safety assessments, and produce appropriate technical reports of findings
• Provide construction management field and office support as required
• Provide technical guidance and review of junior engineers' and others' work as necessary for theirs and project development
• Project management
• Attend public meetings as necessary

Qualifications:
• BS Civil Engineering (MS preferred)
• EIT required,  PE preferred, or the ability to obtain PE in New York State
• Experience with dams, canals, and other water control structures
• Understanding of the core principles of Hydrology and Hydraulics as related to open channel flow
• Stability analysis of civil structures
• Seismic assessment of civil structures and/or geotechnical analysis/design as well as dam safety/design and hydro generation a plus
• Proficient with: Structural analysis software such as STAAD Pro, finite element software, HEC- RAS, Autodesk AutoCAD, MS Office Software, and Project Management
• Additional experience with any of the following would be a plus: bridge design, design of earthworks, GIS, Stream Bed and Bank Stabilization, survey, emergency action plans, fish passage, wetland identification, or water control structure operations

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Transportation Construction Inspectors – Jobs Are Available Statewide in Pennsylvania

Prudent is seeking Construction Inspectors for highway and bridge construction projects throughout Pennsylvania. Candidate will monitor and record daily construction activities with a focus on quality assurance, contract administration and written documentation.

Elements to be inspected or monitored may include full depth road box reconstruction, utilities, storm drainage, excavation and fills, revetments, wetlands mitigation or restoration, paving, milling or reclaimed pavement, signage, guardrails, striping, maintenance of traffic, pile driving, cofferdams, cast-in-place concrete, waterproofing, structural steel, bearings, expansion joints and other similar activities.

REQUIREMENTS

♦ Experience required in highway, bridge and rail construction inspection

♦  Certifications preferred include NETTCP (Northeast Transportation Technician Certification Program) for hot mix asphalt, soils, or concrete, ACI (American Concrete Institute) Level I and any level of NICET certifications

♦  Department of Transportation training from any state will be considered in lieu of NETTCP, ACI and NICET, subject to client approval

♦  Strong written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as an outgoing personality

♦  Strong organizational and prioritization skills, and effective time management skills

♦  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.


To Apply: Email resume with a thorough list of work history (projects) to jobs@prudenteng.com



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