New York, NY
Civil Engineers to assist in reviewing the Developer, public agency and 200' projects' submittals, which are required for review under Transit DOB Stipulation for its proposed building within 200' of NYCT Transit Structures. The Assistant Civil Engineer's responsibilities shall include expert professional engineering services, representing the interest of MTA, to review the design of the developer's structure and to provide recommendations to the MTA on whether the construction documents can be released for construction.
Normal Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Office locations: 100%
2 Broadway, New York, NY
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineer.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience (depending on level) in reading, reviewing and responding to technical drawings, submittals, and Requests for Information (RFI).
Should be capable of checking and evaluating the feasibility/constructability of a design as depicted on engineering drawings specifications.
Ability to read and understand construction contract documents. Excellent writing and communication skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Ability to work well in a team environment. Familiarity with Asite.
Familiarity with complex systems projects in the transportation or government sectors is preferred.
Description of Work:
The Consultant shall represent NYCT as the professional "engineering arm " for all technical engineering reviews of the developer's design documents.
The Consultant shall assist in providing recommendations to NYCT to ensure that the Developer's structure will not compromise the structural integrity and functionality of the NYCT Running Tunnels, adjacent structures and MTA infrastructure, and not affect the subway operations and passenger service Subway.
The Consultant shall make thorough review and provide technical comments on the developer's design submittals including, but not limited to, geotechnical reports, design of support of excavation, hoists and cranes, foundations design, design of the superstructure correspondence, reports engineering, calculations, computer modeling data, and other technical documents. Consultant shall advise NYCT if the proposed design meets established design criteria, design parameters, and performance characteristics of the existing MTA tunnel structures.
The Consultant shall determine if the developer's proposed design, data and calculations are appropriate for its application, based on industry standards. Consultant shall analyze and advise NYCT on the various "cause and effects " of the developer's proposed design on the MTA structure(s) and confirm that the design complies with NYCT standards and design guidelines and ensure that NYCT user requirements are met.
The Consultant may be required to attend review meetings to provide on-board engineering review and recommendations. Consultant shall provide minutes of meeting.
The Consultant shall assist NYCT for making appropriate final decision for accepting the developer's design.
The Consultant shall provide comments and responses in a timely manner, as directed by the Engineer.
The Consultant is to maintain and track labor hours and out of pocket expenses for this task.
The Consultant shall advise NYCT if any additional review is needed which is beyond the scope of work.