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CAREERS

At Ravi Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C., (RE&LS) we are excited about fresh perspectives and out-of-the-box solutions. We believe in inspiring leadership, accountability, and personal growth and translating these qualities into a fulfilling experience for our clients. Our benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, professional development, paid time off and a 401k plan. RE&LS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For each job posting, specific submission directions are noted. For general inquiry on future opportunities or workforce development, please email info@ravieng.com.

 

Current Opportunities at RE&LS

  • Bridge Inspection Team Leader
  • Bridge Load Rating Engineer
  • Bridge Engineer
  • Project Monitor/ Air Technician
  • Senior Survey Technician
  • Survey Party Chief
  • Construction Inspectors

 

Bridge Inspection Team Leader - For Immediate Hire 

RE&LS is immediately seeking a Bridge Inspection Team Leader to work on bridge inspection projects in Western New York areas. We are looking for a self-motivated, team-oriented engineer with strong communication skills and a working knowledge of bridges (design, construction, and/or condition inspections).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead field inspection team of up to 3 people
  • Coordinate inspection schedules and access equipment
  • Supervise assistant inspectors and special access contractors
  • Assess bridge element conditions and document findings
  • Prepare inspection reports

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • 4-5 years bridge design and/or bridge inspection experience
  • NYS Professional Engineering license required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with NYSDOT preferred
  • NYS Professional Engineering license required
  • Must be able to work from heights
  • Must be able to efficiently plan, organize, and safely execute work
  • The job requires proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite

JOB TYPE: Full-time

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

 

Bridge Load Rating Engineer - For Immediate Hire

RE&LS is immediately seeking a Bridge Load Rating Engineer to work on bridge inspection projects in the Western New York area. We are looking for a self-motivated, team-oriented engineer with strong communication skills and a working knowledge of bridges (design, load rating, construction, and/or condition inspections).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Level 1 Load Ratings and structural analyses on in-service bridges
  • Update and create NYSDOT Level 2 Load Rating input data
  • Supervise assistant load rating engineer
  • Perform in-depth field inspections for load ratings
  • Prepare load rating reports

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • 4-5 years bridge design and/or bridge inspection load rating experience
  • NYS Professional Engineering license required
  • Must possess valid driver’s license

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with NYSDOT preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software preferred
  • NYS Professional Engineering license required
  • Must be able to efficiently plan, organize, and execute work
  • The job requires proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite

COMPENSATION:

  • Generous employee Benefits
  • Excellent hourly rate
  • Participation in our 401K plan

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

 

Assistant Team Leader - For Immediate Hire

RE&LS have a position available for an Assistant Team Leader on a bridge inspection team. The selected candidate will be working with a Professional Engineer team leader to inspect bridges in the Rochester or Buffalo areas. Bridge safety inspections are performed on an annual basis for the New York State Department of Transportation and follow federal requirements for quality and documentation. Familiarity and experience as a bridge inspector is a very valuable skill for anyone considering bridge design, bridge construction inspection and management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Field inspection duties include observing bridge conditions, rating bridge components, measuring defects and deterioration and photographic documentation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a BS in Civil Engineering from ABET accredited program
  • Must be physically fit and able to work from heights
  • The job requires proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess valid driver’s license

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

 

Bridge Engineer (Rochester/Buffalo )

RE&LS is currently seeking a Bridge Engineer to perform bridge design and possible condition inspections in support of various transportation projects. We are looking for someone who can work semi-independently under senior engineers and coordinate with other disciplines. Good communication and writing skills are essential as this person will assist senior engineers in communicating with clients on technical matters. It is expected that this individual will take on increasingly challenging assignments and progress to senior engineer role.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • B.S.C.E. with concentration in structures.
  • 5-10 years of experience in bridge design.
  • Strong knowledge of AASHTO LRFD specifications and familiar with NYSDOT design standards.
  • NY PE license preferred.
  • AutoCadd and Microstation skills helpful.

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

 

Project Monitor / Air Technician For Immediate Hire (Rochester, NY)

Project Monitor/ Air Technicians are present on-site throughout asbestos abatement projects and are responsible for ensuring the scope, phasing and timing of the abatement project. Project Monitor/ Air Technician maintain records on-site, record site conditions, establish air sampling equipment, collect required air samples and perform visual inspections to ensure completeness of abatement during the project. At the conclusion of the project the Project Monitor/ Air Technician would generate a report.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collection of air samples before, during and after the completion of the asbestos abatement project.
  • Complete a chain-of-custody form to accompany the air samples. The form will include the sample number, sample location, type of sample (background, work-in-progress or clearance), the start and stop times, the flow rate and the liters of air collected for each sample.
  • Document air sample locations on a floor plan.
  • Deliver samples daily to the laboratory for analysis. The samples may be delivered directly to the laboratory, brought to the office or picked up by a courier.
  • Complete a daily project log detailing the actions/activities of the project monitor/air sampling technician, the asbestos abatement contractor, the building owner/client, any other visitors, on work completed that day.
  • Oversee the actions of the asbestos abatement contractor. This will require an understanding of the regulations and the scope of work.
  • Organize a closeout report that includes a summary of the work performed, the laboratory reports, sample locations and daily logs for insertion into the project report.
  • Other job duties may be assigned by the Environmental Department Manager.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • NYS Certification (Project Monitor/Air Tech) preferred or ability to obtain
  • One year of experience (preferred)

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License with NYS DMV Driving Abstract provided
  • Ability to travel (within NYS)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

 

Senior Survey Technicians – For Immediate Hire (Rochester, NY) 

The Senior Survey Technician coordinates and performs drafting of projects to ensure that they are completed within technical, project, budgetary, and timeline constraints.  This position reviews projects for compliance with company policies and standards, as well as ensures a smooth interface with other disciplines within the firm and project team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands and follows the company’s standard CAD procedures for layering, line types, colors, and standard drawing procedures for sheet layout.  (AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley MicroStation, and Bentley InRoads)
  • Works under minimum supervision of project manager and project surveyor to prepare finished drawings from very complex sketches, notes, layouts, detail, and verbal instruction.
  • Utilizes company styles effectively to maintain a high level of productivity.
  • Accuracy, quality, completeness and schedule adherence can be independently maintained at this level of experience.
  • May train or provide assistance to less experienced technicians to help them resolve difficult operating tasks or drawing production problems.
  • Will check drawings for quality assurance purposes.
  • Will be required to prepare calculations.
  • Makes sure drafting assignments are of quality and within budget hours and on schedule.
  • Reduces field data for preparation of surveys by importing raw field files and using calculated points for survey plan preparation in CAD.
  • Provides research for survey projects, including deed, utility, roadway and subdivision map research.
  • Remains current with changes and upgrades in CAD systems used and continually works to improve efficiency.
  • Calculates invert and subsurface utility information based on field measurements and record maps.
  • Prepares written descriptions and plots deeds.
  • Assists with office filing, data download, and electronic file management.
  • Recommends new approaches and ideas that continuously improve efficiency and services performed.
  • Keeps Project Manager aware of workload and requests work when needed.
  • Reports directly to the Project Surveyor or Project Manager.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • High School diploma or higher.
  • Familiarity with current local, state, and surveying regulations.
  • Experience in topographic, boundary, utility, layout, GPS and has strong field skills and mathematics ability.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate should have the ability to work well individually and within groups, and the ability to multi-task effectively. Candidate should have very effective oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to Michael Bogardus at mbogardus@ravieng.com.

 

Survey Party Chief

RE&LS is accepting resumes for a highly motivated Survey Party Chief with a minimum of 5 years of surveying experience, especially with projects involving construction stakeout, for its Rochester, NY office.

The Survey Party Chief supports a broad range of land surveying and related services for municipal, state, and private clients.  The ideal candidate should possess high integrity and have excellent attention to detail to conduct all work in accordance with highest professional standards and company policies, procedures, and programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform fieldwork for road, bridge, utility, and building stakeouts.
  • Computations related to construction stakeout.
  • Keeping detailed field notes of stakeout activities.
  • Downloading and processing survey data.
  • Communicating and helping to set project schedule with project manager.
  • Some overnight travel is required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • Associates Degree in Land Surveying, Civil Engineering Technology, CST L2 or equivalent experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to assume responsible charge of a field crew.
  • Must be able to operate Robotic Total Stations, data collectors, and GPS.
  • NYSDOT experience a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to Michael Bogardus at mbogardus@ravieng.com.

 

Construction Inspectors - Statewide (NY) & Pennsylvania

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to prepare correspondence, reports, and recommendations concerning construction issues.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Occasional irregular or extended work hours such as Night Shift /Weekend work availability.
  • Additional requirements include excellent communications skills, ability to read and interpret plans and specifications, and ability to perform quantity and engineering computations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • Candidates must have NICET Certification in Transportation/Highway and Bridge Construction; (NYSDOT, NYSTA experience preferred); ACI or ATSSA certifications are also desirable.
  • Additional certs such as ACI Concrete Field Testing Certification, NETTCP Soil & Aggregate Certification,SPEDS etc. preferred.

Please respond via email, with cover letter and résumé attached, to JoAnna Sheridan at jsheridan@ravieng.com

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