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Careers

At Fisher Associates, we understand that our company is only as good as our people. Our culture encourages teamwork and respect by empowering employees and providing an environment where our staff can grow as individuals and as a team. We've achieved success when our employees demonstrate their confidence in using the opportunities and authority that the company provides. Our firm is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees and applicants for employment.

Send Your Resume and Cover Letter To:

Fisher Associates 
Attn: Human Resources 
135 Calkins Road, Suite A
Rochester, New York 14623 
Fax (585) 334-1361
or send email to our Human Resources Dept


Openings:

Civil Engineer \ Civil Technician - Rochester, NY

Fisher Associates has an immediate opening for a civil engineer with 3-5 years of experience. The position will provide a wide range of experience opportunities with work assignments related to all aspects of civil site design including site development, environmental issues, infrastructure assessment and design, grading and drainage systems, SWPPP preparation.

Applicants should be self-motivated, enthusiastic and looking for a challenge.

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, or related degree
  • Desire to learn multiple aspects of civil engineering design
  • Computer skills (AutoCAD v. 2010 or higher and/or MicroStation)
  • Integrity, people skills, and a team spirit

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Highway Design Engineer - Rochester, NY

Full time position in our Rochester, NY office for a Highway Design Engineer with 3 to 5 years of transportation related experience. This position will provide a wide range of opportunities with work assignments related to highway alignments, maintenance and protection of traffic, grading, utilities and drainage systems associated with NYSDOT and LAFA highway projects.

Complete understanding of MicroStation (Inroads) is a must and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required. Candidate must have Intern Engineer certification (IE, formerly EIT) or New York State Professional Engineering license.   

Fisher Associates offers room for professional growth in an established and growing multi-discipline civil engineering, surveying and landscape architectural professional consulting firm.  We offer competitive compensation, generous retirement package, and growth opportunities. 

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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NICET Level I-IV Construction Inspectors - Rochester, NY

Open staffing request for potential work on NYSDOT, NYSTA, county and city assignments. Resident engineers and inspectors needed for highway, bridge, and building construction projects in the Buffalo, Rochester, Finger Lakes, Hornell and Syracuse regions. NICET certification or former NYSDOT/NYSTA employment is a requirement for the position. Specify your work experience, NICET certification, and preferred work location.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oil & Gas Surveyors - Rochester, NY

Fisher Associates has multiple openings for Oil & Gas Surveyors / Pipeline Routers to support our growing Energy practice. Candidates must be motivated, self-starters able to work independently on Oil & Gas projects throughout PA, WV, OH, and NY. Experience with both mapping grade and survey grade survey equipment is required.

These positions will require extended periods of travel and attention to detail is a must. Sample field documentation will be requested.

Crew Chief positions require 5+ years of Oil & Gas experience and Crew Member positions require 2+ years experience. Microstation, AutoCAD, Carlson, and/or GIS (ESRI) experience a plus.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Party Chief (Construction Survey) - Rochester, NY

Fisher Associates has an immediate opening for an experienced Party Chief to support our construction survey practice. Candidates must be motivated and able to work independently supporting our construction clients with survey layout tasks. Documented experience with the traditional and GPS survey equipment for layout duties is a must and the ability to assist Contractors with their machine control systems is a plus.

Enrollment in a company sponsored alcohol/drug testing program is mandatory.

Minimum Education Requirement: Associates Degree

Position requires a minimum of 10 years of construction surveying experience, with 5 years minimum in the role of Party Chief.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Project Engineer / Inspector - Rochester, NY

Open staffing request for a Project Engineer/Inspector for building projects, generally for schools and universities. Duties cover inspection and construction administration responsibilities and include:

  • Construction inspection for compliance with bid documents
  • Reviewing payment applications, material certifications, and change orders
  • Reviewing plans and specifications, reviewing progress of work and preparing daily reports
  • Assisting at meetings, reviewing schedules and coordinating subcontractors
  • Assisting with final inspections, certificate of occupancy, punch list inspections

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Structural Project Engineer - Rochester, NY

Full time position in our Rochester or Pittsburgh office for a licensed Bridge Project Engineer with 6-12 years of transportation structures related experience. Must be able to design and prepare plans for all aspects of bridge projects. Understanding of MicroStation is preferable.

Minimum qualification includes:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering and 6 – 12 years transportation structures experience
  • New York or Pennsylvania State Professional Engineering License or ability to obtains NYS or PA license
  • Integrity, team spirit and commitment to providing high quality deliverables
  • Ability to manage project budgets and schedules
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

 This position is well suited for someone with an outgoing personality who enjoys building client relationships and working in a team atmosphere. This position offers accelerated advancement into a Project Management position for someone who would like to be on a management track. Fisher Associates offers room for professional growth in an established and growing multi-discipline civil engineering, surveying and landscape architectural professional consulting firm.  We offer competitive compensation, generous retirement package and growth opportunities.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Environmental Monitor – Buffalo, NY

Fisher Associates is seeking an individual with 1-3 years of environmental field compliance and construction oversight experience, with a focus on monitoring environmental permit conditions and erosion and sediment controls in a construction setting.  Focused experience with energy-related, linear and non-linear projects, particularly with oil and gas and/or electric transmission projects, a plus.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience interacting with construction contractors, clients and regulatory agencies; inspecting and documenting field conditions and identifying items requiring correction; report preparation; and supervision and oversight of field activities. Good interpersonal communication skills a must.  A current OSHA 10 hour course is required or the ability to obtain this training.  OSHA 40 hour course is a plus. 

Candidates should be willing to travel and participate on projects of varying durations located throughout New York and Pennsylvania.  The candidate must have the ability to work long hours in various field conditions.

A minimum of an Associate’s degree in an applicable field such as environmental science/engineering, biology/wetlands science, construction management or related field, is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience level.  

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Environmental Technician – Buffalo or Rochester

Fisher Associates is seeking an individual with 2-5 years of technical environmental experience, with a focus on site investigation, remediation, and hazardous materials abatement projects.  Focused experience conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments including site reconnaissance, municipal/historical records and regulatory database review, soil and groundwater sampling and analysis, and report preparation, is required.  Experience with hazardous materials abatement projects, including assessment, contract document preparation, monitoring, reporting and/or handling is a plus.

The candidate must also have demonstrated experience interacting with construction contractors, clients and regulatory agencies and supervision and oversight of field activities. Good interpersonal communication skills a must.  The candidate must have or be willing to obtain OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and 8-hour refresher, and OSHA 10-hour Construction certification.  Asbestos certification(s) for Inspector/Designer/Project Monitor/Air Sampling Technician is a plus. 

Candidates should be willing to travel and participate in projects of varying durations located throughout New York and Pennsylvania.  The candidate must have the ability to work long hours in various field conditions.

A minimum of an Associate’s degree in an applicable field such as environmental science/engineering, geology, biology or related field, is required.

Salary is commensurate with experience level.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Structural Project Manager - Buffalo, NY

Full time position in our Buffalo Office for a licensed bridge project manager with 10 – 15 years of transportation structures related experience.  The position requires understanding all aspects of preparing a construction bid package for NYSDOT and LAFA transportation projects; providing direction and oversight of internal design staff;and coordination/communication with clients, and regulatory approving agencies.  Strong marketing skills required.

 Minimum qualifications include:

  • B. S.  (Master’s preferred) in Civil Engineering and 10 – 15 years of structural design and project management experience
  • New York State Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain NYS license
  • Integrity, people skills, team spirit and commitment to providing high quality deliverables
  • Project management experience, including project profit and loss management and personnel management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This position is well suited for someone with an outgoing personality who enjoys building client relationships, performing Transportation Marketing/Business Development to win us work in the Buffalo, NY area, and working in a team atmosphere.  Fisher Associates offers room for professional growth in an established and growing multi-disciplined civil engineering, surveying and landscape architectural professional firm.  We offer competitive compensation, generous retirement package, a flexible work environment, and growth opportunities.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Civil Engineer - Canonsburg, PA

Self-motivated, enthusiastic, Civil Engineer needed in Canonsburg, PA (Southpointe) for Energy and/or Land Development projects.  You will have a wide range of work assignments related to site layout, grading, stormwater management, utilities, drainage systems, regulatory permitting issues, etc.  Top candidates will be able to work independently, including in design related software.  You will be working in design teams across offices, with regulatory agencies, clients and the public to maintain favorable working relationships and implement client-focused service measures.

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • B. S. in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in, and knowledge of, multiple aspects of civil engineering and site design
  • Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and/or New York State Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain license within 6 months
  • Experience in Wind Energy and/or Marcellus / Utica natural gas industry preferred
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD v. 2010 or higher)

Integrity, people skills, team spirit, and a strong commitment to our clients.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Project Manager / Office Manager – Canonsburg, PA

Self-motivated, enthusiastic, environmental professional, engineer, or surveyor needed in Canonsburg, PA (Southpointe) to lead a growing office.  Successful candidate will need to understand the Oil & Gas industry but may be asked to lead a diverse set of projects and look to grow business across the Energy, Land Development, and Transportation sectors. 

Top candidates will be outgoing technical experts in their primary area of expertise and be able to confidently lead multi-discipline projects.  Recognition with clients and the regulatory agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and/or West Virginia desired.  You will need to assist in securing new business and be able to independently manage clients and grow business with clients. 

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • B.S. in Environmental, Civil Engineering, Survey or a related field
  • Ten (10) plus years of experience
  • Experience Marcellus / Utica natural gas industry preferred
  • Integrity, people skills, team spirit, and a strong commitment to our clients.

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Structural Project Manager - Canonsburg, PA

Full time position in our Cannonsburgh, PA (Southpointe) Office for a licensed bridge project manager with 10 – 15 years of transportation structures related experience.  The position requires understanding all aspects of preparing a construction bid package for NYSDOT and LAFA transportation projects; providing direction and oversight of internal design staff; and coordination/communication with clients, and regulatory approving agencies.  Strong marketing skills required.

  Minimum qualifications include:

  • B. S.  (Master’s preferred) in Civil Engineering and 10 – 15 years of structural design and project management experience
  • New York State Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain NYS license
  • Integrity, people skills, team spirit and commitment to providing high quality deliverables
  • Project management experience, including project profit and loss management and personnel management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This position is well suited for someone with an outgoing personality who enjoys building client relationships, performing Transportation Marketing/Business Development to win us work in the Pittsburgh area, and working in a team atmosphere.  Fisher Associates offers room for professional growth in an established and growing multi-disciplined civil engineering, surveying and landscape architectural professional firm.  We offer competitive compensation, generous retirement package, a flexible work environment, and growth opportunities.  

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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GIS Technician - Erie, PA

Regional multi-disciplinary firm is accepting resumes for a GIS Technicians for our Erie, PA office.  Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop required.  Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or other degree with extensive GIS course work required.  Salary based on qualifications.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team environment, follow best practices, provide QAQC
  • Read and understand engineering sketches, drawings and documents
  • GIS data manipulation, automation, conversion, migration
  • Integrate geospatial data from multiple formats and sources,
  • Client interaction during data development.

Education/Skills:

  • BA/BS in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or other program with GIS coursework required
  • Minimum 2 years with ESRI ArcGIS experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • GPS data collection experience beneficial
  • Excellent reading/writing skills required

CAD / GPS / GIS data interoperability skills beneficial
Survey experience beneficial
Pipeline GIS experience beneficial
Environmental GIS experience beneficial

Fisher Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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