Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.
Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder’s integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.
Kleinfelder seeks a Civil / Environmental Engineer to provide design and construction engineering & consulting services. The candidate will manage projects primarily in the Solar and Electric/Gas Utility business sectors.
This is a remote position. The candidate must be in upstate/central/western New York, north of the MA/CT border.
This position advances Kleinfelder’s energy consulting services in New York and throughout the Northeast. The candidate will be expected to take on a leadership/mentorship role within the civil engineering team. Expectations include coordinating with engineers, project managers, and clients to deliver on schedule and on budget exceptional consulting services. The candidate will be expected to train and mentor junior staff regionally. This position is an excellent opportunity for professional development with the opportunity to advance while supporting challenging / interesting business sectors and clients.
Desired leadership skills and technical experience in Civil Engineering include:
- Maintain external focus to interface with clients on technical issues and to build relationships
- Civil design for solar arrays, battery storage sites, and electric/gas lines
- Stormwater, Erosion & Sediment design and permitting
- Review and seal plans
- Manage environmental inspectors and visit sites to provide input on construction activities and develop solutions in real-time
- Prepare proposals and fee estimates for civil tasks
- Collaborate with PMs to manage resources and project delivery
- Mentor staff
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
Candidates are required to have 6-10 years of consulting experience as follows:
- Significant involvement in solar and utility projects
- Varied SWPPP/NPDES permitting experience with multiple NYSDEC regions
- Considerable engagement with clients and contractors, both on and offsite
- Facilitating project teams
Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (Master’s degree preferred)
Professional Engineer (PE) in New York, with ability to obtain PE in PA, NJ (other states as necessary).
Experience with Civil3D / AutoCAD/ earthwork computations and Stormwater modeling software is preferred.
Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
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