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Stantec Airport Engineer/Resident Inspector in Albany, New York

Who We Are

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

As a Designer/Resident Inspector within our Aviation practice, you are responsible for preparing engineering documents such as drawings, specifications, reports, cost estimates, under the direction and review of a senior engineer, coordinating, monitoring and reporting daily construction activities. Construction activities to be monitored may include pavement box construction, asphalt/PCC pavement, underground utilities (drainage/underdrain/electrical), excavation, embankment, and pavement markings.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing design drawings using AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Preparing construction specifications, doing quantity take-offs, preparing cost estimates

  • Daily coordination with client engineering, maintenance and operations staff.

  • Coordinates on-site material testing.

  • Reads and interprets contract documents.

  • Thorough inspection of Contractor’s work for conformance to contract documents.

  • Measuring quantities for pay requisitions.

  • Responsible for maintaining as constructed drawings.

  • Assist with project close-out documentation.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • BS in Civil Engineering/Engineering Technologies/Construction Management or AS in Engineering Technologies/Construction Management or equivalent degree with acceptable field/design experience.

  • 2-5 years’ experience

  • EI/EIT required, PE preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with team

  • Previous experience with FAA/DOT Airport Construction Projects preferred.

  • Must have general computer skills and familiarity and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word and Excel.

  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D is preferred but, not required.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the design team.

  • Developing ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.

May sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment, doing extensive walking/standing.

Specific projects may require work near heavy construction equipment, construction sites, and airport runways and taxiways. Work environment will require use of construction/inspection safety equipment and adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

Current driver’s license and ability to obtain airside security badge at commercial service airports and passing required security background check required.

Ability and willingness to work off-shifts, particularly overnight and on weekends for airfield construction is required for this position. Also, ability and willingness to travel periodically for field assignments is expected.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Job: Civil Designer

Primary Location: United States-New York-Albany

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 180001ZX