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Civil Design Lead

Company name

New York Department of Environmental Protection

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 24,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 48535 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
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Civil Design Lead The candidate will be responsible for the implementation of capital projects through the design phase by preparing and overseeing the preparation of site civil engineering documents including drawings and specifications for large and complex projects for water supply and wastewater facilities. Tasks will also include preparing said engineering documents for civil site development of water supply facilities, water tunnels, wastewater pumping stations, wastewater treatment systems, and other miscellaneous facilities. As a Lead Designer, the candidate will be responsible for the review of geotechnical reports and surveys; engage in or supervise the complex research; investigations; studies or examinations related to the engineering functions and activities. Will guide and oversee a number of lower title Civil Section design personnel who are engaged with preparing site civil designs for water and wastewater projects. Will conduct and prepare own more advanced civil design work. Will help to develop staff skills to meet the needs of the project scope, review and comment on designs of staff, and perform advanced level engineering for the more complex aspects of projects assigned to the group. Other responsibilities may include the preparation or review of other engineering discipline aspects of the basic design plan and the preparation of contract specifications and other technical specifications for major projects involving the construction, remodeling, operation, maintenance and repair of public works, structures and/or installations. Additionally, the selected candidate may also review and/or oversee staff review of designs prepared by outsourced engineering firms for similar facilities. Should have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and 5+ years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering preferred. NYS P.E. license preferred. Must have 10+ years of experience in planning, design and design services during construction for site civil engineering site development projects. Should have experience in the design of site plans, piping plans, grading and drainage plans, and storm water management for facilities during and post construction. Experience in the application of code requirements, standards for design and construction, and preparation of technical reports, related design software applications, excellent communication skills, writing skills and leadership skills is essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 318378

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Department of Environmental Protection
59-17 Junction Boulevard
18th Floor
New York City, NY 11373-5108

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