Full Job Description
We are seeking a Vertical Transportation Consultant to further grow our New York Vertical Transportation office. This role will be based out of New York City. with the primary responsibility to support our Vertical Transportation team with expand on our existing internal and external client base.
Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it's everything you'll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.
As a Vertical Transportation Consultant, you will collaborate with our National Vertical Transportation team and manage the design and engineering of vertical transportation systems for a variety of projects for our New York and Boston office. You will represent the Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members. You will be responsible for supervising, coordinating, and assigning various projects to be performed by the team (i.e., system design and project engineering).
Vertical Transportation Team Member Responsibilities:
Work in close contact with the entire design team to maintain interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
Coordinate and correspond between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
Assist the Project Manager for the overall economic well-being of the assigned projects
Participate in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
Prepare equipment specifications and project manuals. Develop proficiency with electronic bidding platforms (for example: Bid Docs On Line).
Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports.
Support the design and engineering teams of vertical transportation systems for a variety of projects
Represent the firm and work in close contact to Interact effectively with external clients and consultants (including owners, builders, developers, program managers, architects, vendors, etc.)
Vertical Transportation Team Member
This dynamic and highly visible role requires knowledge of vertical transportation systems to include elevators, escalators, moving walks and other materials movement systems. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and supervisory controls systems for elevators/escalators. In addition to strong engineering skills, you will need a high degree of interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to grow into a senior level consultant position.
Vertical Transportation Team Member Additional Requirements:
A minimum of five to seven years elevator/escalator industry experience with prior consultant experience a plus. Experience with a major manufacturer in lieu of consulting experience will be considered
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field, preferably mechanical or equivalent work experience
CAD / Revit experience
Knowledge of elevator/escalator mechanical and operational equipment
In depth knowledge of NYC codes and with A17.1 Elevator Code for elevator and Escalators, NYC building and elevator codes
As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.
As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:
Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Health Wellness Programs, including flu shots and biometric screenings
Training and professional development courses
Professional development incentive bonuses
Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
Monthly business phone stipend
At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.
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