Careers

Established in 1889, Lockwood, Kessler & Bartlett, Inc. (LKB) is a full-service consulting engineering firm headquartered in Syosset, NY.

LKB provides our clients with a range of professional engineering services which include, but are not limited to Structural and Bridge Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management and Inspection Services. With over 130 years of experience, today, LKB serves municipalities, agencies, and private clients in the Transportation and Environmental sectors. We pride ourselves as a one-stop source for professional engineering and construction inspection services.

LKB is an equal opportunity employer and values all of our employees. We understand the importance of their personal and professional needs, and as such, we provide numerous benefits for our employees’ personal and professional development.

We compensate our employees with comparative salaries and in a variety of other ways, including (but not limited to): various forms of health and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid family leave, vacation leave, sick leave, personal time, maternity leave, bereavement time off, and a sponsored 401-k plan.

LKB has employed several generations of families, so we know how important family is. Many of LKB’s current staff have been with the firm for over 20 years. In addition to the hands-on experience gained through working closely with highly experienced engineers on projects, LKB also provides many opportunities for professional development. We value having the best, brightest and most innovative engineers, technicians, and staff on our team. Therefore, we offer opportunities to join professional societies at the company’s expense, assistance in preparing for professional registration exams, tuition reimbursement, and continuing education opportunities for all our employees.

LKB strongly believes in the potential of our employees, and we do our best to foster a work environment conducive to their needs.

Positions

Civil Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking engineering professionals with 5-10 years of experience to join our growing civil engineering team.
Potential work tasks may include design of:

  • Roadway/highway alignment and typical sections
  • Hydrological/hydraulic modeling and design of drainage improvements
  • Permitting and SWPPP preparation
  • Traffic impact studies and signal design
  • Pavement marking, signage, and WZTC layout
  • Design of site utilities, parking layout and grading

 

Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Civil Engineering with 5-10 years of experience
  • NYS P.E. license preferred, not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Have a positive working relationship with state and local municipal agencies
  • Design experience related to highway, drainage, and traffic signal improvements, and general site work
  • NYSDOT design experience and familiarity with Locally Administered Federal Aid Projects (LAFAP) procedures preferred
  • Working knowledge of computer modeling programs such as WMS, HEC-RAS, SWMM or Synchro; experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation, and InRoads is preferred

Structural / Bridge Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking engineering professionals with 5-10 years of experience to join our growing structural engineering team.
Potential work tasks may include design of:

  • Vehicular and pedestrian bridges
  • Piles and sheeting
  • Retaining walls
  • Bulkheads
  • Foundations
  • Overhead sign structures
  • Building modifications
  • Electrical power poles, towers and supports
  • Inspection/evaluation of existing structures

 

Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Civil/Structural Engineering with 5-10 years of experience in bridge design and inspection
  • NYS P.E. license preferred, not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Have a positive working relationship with state and local municipal agencies
  • Be familiar with NYSDOT design standards and procedures
  • Working knowledge of computer modeling programs such as STAAD, RISA-3D, and PLS; experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation, and InRoads is preferred

Electrical Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking engineering professionals with 5-10 years of experience to join our growing electrical engineering team. Responsibilities include coordinating the various engineering disciplines and resources to ensure competent and timely completion of Electrical Transmission & Distribution designs for industrial and utility applications in the range of 480V through 345kV.
Potential work tasks may include design of:

  • Design and development of electric substation and distribution systems
  • Conceptual and detailed design of High, Medium and Low Voltage switchyards
  • Protective relay system design
  • Development of Medium, High and Extra High Voltage cable systems (aerial and underground) and cable related facilities
  • Design of Rigid Bus and Grounding systems
  • Coordinate, prepare, and review equipment and construction specifications
  • Coordinate and/or prepare drawings and reports for submission to clients
  • Interface design to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
  • Inspection and evaluation of existing electrical systems
  • Interior and exterior raceway design

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with 5-10 years design experience in Transmission & Distribution systems
  • NYS P.E. license preferred, not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of specifications for transformers, power circuit breakers, disconnect switches, protective relays and substation installation and construction
  • Ability to develop system-level designs and detailed work packets for designers
  • Ability to develop single line, schematic and wiring diagrams

Environmental Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking engineering professionals with 5-10 years of experience to join our growing environmental engineering team.
Primary potential work tasks may include design of solid waste management projects, including:

  • Landfill expansion
  • Capping and closure
  • Groundwater and gas sampling
  • Technical report writing
  • Permitting
  • Preparation of funding applications

Additional potential work assignments may include the design of:

  • Sewage pump stations
  • Sewer systems
  • Storm water treatment systems
  • Preparation of Army Corp §404 and NPDES permits

 

Requirements:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering with 5-10 years of experience
  • NYS P.E. preferred, not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Primary design and client contact experience in landfill expansion, capping and closure projects, municipal solid waste transfer station design and permitting, storm water treatment facilities, underground storage tank (UST) design and remediation, and preparing Army Corp 404 and NPDES permits as well as Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
  • Should be familiar with current and proposed regulatory requirements
  • Experience in design of pump stations, wastewater treatment facilities, familiarity with Title V air permitting and storm water regulations and specifying instrumentation and preparation of Instrumentation and Control (I&C) drawings, a plus
  • Project Management skills preferred
  • Some experience and familiarity with AutoCAD is preferred

Resident Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking talented professionals in the construction industry with 5-10 years of experience to perform construction inspection of various construction, including major bridge and highway projects. Project locations may be anywhere within the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
Potential work tasks may include:

  • Supervising inspection personnel
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Local rules/regulations and client contract provisions
  • Monitoring progress of all trades and ensuring adequate work coordination
  • Monitoring and adhering to project schedule
  • Maintaining Daily Job Diary
  • Obtaining contract documents clarifications and interpretations
  • Recommending work acceptance or rejection
  • Reviewing contractor payment requisitions for approval
  • Ensuring work is performed safely and in a workmanlike manner
  • Evaluating all change order proposals and providing recommendations to the client
  • Attending regular job meetings
  • Performing substantial completion inspection, providing punch list and updates via final inspection and acceptance

 

Requirements

  • NYS P.E. required
  • NICET level III, or IV certification
  • OSHA training certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience and familiarity with NYS Department of Transportation, NYC Department of Design & Construction, NYS Thruway Authority, and/or NYS Bridge Authority
  • Transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and specifications
  • Must wear standard personal protection equipment on job site at all times (hard hat, safety vest, safety goggles, etc.)
  • Ability to work night shifts as needed
  • Experience with heavy MPT a plus

Office Engineers

Job Description:

LKB is seeking talented professionals in the construction industry with 5-10 years of experience to perform construction inspection of various construction, including major bridge and highway projects. Project locations may be anywhere within the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
Potential work tasks may include:

  • Preparing and processing all project correspondence including RFI’s, change orders, shop drawings, submittals, etc.
  • Maintaining all project records, both hard copy and electronic
  • Performing project close out, turning over project records to owner such as O&M’s and warrantees/guarantees

 

Requirements:

  • NICET level III, or IV certification
  • OSHA training certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong administration and organization skills
  • Familiar with NYSDOT record keeping procedures and programs such as EBO and MURK
  • Proficient in computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SharePoint, etc.
  • Transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans, and specifications
  • Must wear standard personal protection equipment on job site at all times (hard hat, safety vest, safety goggles, etc.)

Construction Inspectors

Job description:

LKB is seeking talented professionals in the construction industry with 5-10 years of experience to perform construction inspection of various construction, including major bridge and highway projects. Project locations may be anywhere within the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
Potential work tasks may include:

  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Local rules/regulations and client contract provisions
  • Performing inspections ensuring work performed is in accordance with contract documents
  • Monitoring and adhering to project schedule
  • Inspecting and monitoring work progress
  • Maintaining Daily Job Diary documenting the type and location of work performed, each contractor’s labor and equipment, and all pertinent details relative to the progress of the work
  • Providing photographic documentation of the work in progress, including if/when unforeseen conditions, disputed work, or deficiencies in the work are encountered
  • Ensuring that the Construction Contractor workforce is sufficient and work is being diligently prosecuted in strict compliance with the contract documents

 

Requirements:

  • NICET level II, III, or IV certification
  • OSHA training certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience and familiarity with NYS Department of Transportation, NYC Department of Design & Construction, NYS Thruway Authority, NYC Department of Transportation, and/or NYS Bridge Authority
  • Transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and specifications
  • Must wear standard personal protection equipment on job site at all times (hard hat, safety vest, safety goggles, etc.)
  • Ability to work night shifts as needed
  • Experience with heavy MPT a plus

Submit Your Resume

Please submit your resume via fax or email to:

Human Resources

careers@lkbinc.com

Lockwood, Kessler & Bartlett, Inc.
One Aerial Way
Syosset, NY 11791-5592

Fax: 516.931.6344
ATT: Human Resources

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