Civil Engineer in North Syracuse, NY at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

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Job Description

-We celebrate 75 years supporting global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications.  We are looking for an Civil and/or Environmental Engineer with 5 to 10 years of experience that exhibits great problem-solving skills, a “can do” approach and thrives in a high energy environment.  In this role, you will work with a team of experts, supporting various environmental projects, that includes soil, sediment and groundwater remediation, from initial investigations through construction and site closeouts.  You will be based out of our Syracuse NY office, however willingness to travel to supplier, client, site investigation locations or construction site locations is expected and will be required. 

We can offer you the stability and recognition of an industry powerhouse coupled with the entrepreneurial spirit needed to conquer emerging markets.  On our team, you will be instrumental in delivering landmark commercial projects supporting global initiatives in Environmental Remediation and Design. We offer a great backlog of work, mentoring and development, and a broad portfolio of projects that include sediment, soil and groundwater remediation, PFAS remediation, landfills investigation and closures, manufacturing gas plants, barrier Walls, and DNAPL collection to name a few. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

Support the civil engineering aspects of environmental programs, including slope design, landfill design, excavation design, habitat restoration, field investigations, erosion control, stormwater design, permitting, and construction quality assurance.  This includes defining the problem, establishing the work scope, preparing the budget and schedule, planning the work, executing tasks, providing technical direction to junior staff, and reporting the work status.

Typical products may include work plans, detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.

Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.

Assignments to a project or organizational team, or as a mid-level engineer for a specific discipline on intermediate to large-size project.

Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.

Prepares of detailed requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts.

Reviews drawing submittals and assists in performing technical bid analyses.

Prepares specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

Job Requirements:

4-year degree in a Civil engineering curriculum.

5+ years relevant industry experience in grading design, erosion control, stormwater design, slope design, for site development projects, transportation, or environmental projects. 

Experience with Landfill design or environmental remediation highly desirable.

Professional Engineer (PE) license preferable or willingness to obtain PE license as soon as possible.   

Preferable 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification and valid refresher course.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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