Are you interested in joining one of the top 10 engineering firms in the Capital Region? Creighton Manning is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review and recognized by CE News as one of the top Civil Engineering firms to work for. 

Top Work Places 2019Creighton Manning has a collegial work environment with a focus on employees. We pride ourselves on being flexible to meet our employees’ schedules and enjoy a number of company-sponsored social events. We invest in our employees with in-house training and continuing education, and by providing the latest software and equipment. We believe in open communication and encourage input and creativity from our employees.

Creighton Manning offers a competitive compensation package including a 401(K) retirement plan (with profit sharing), employer contribution toward health and dental insurance, continuing education assistance, training, membership in professional organizations and more. Creighton Manning is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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We have immediate openings for experienced Construction Inspectors in NYSDOT Region 1 (Albany area), Region 2 (Utica area) and Region 8 (Poughkeepsie area).

Position Summary:

  • Entry and advanced level Construction Inspectors. Work would be under supervision of a senior level Engineer.
  • Long-term projects with a strong backlog.
  • Potential design work available during off construction season.
  • Familiarity of NYSDOT specifications & procedures is required, including MURK reporting.
  • ACI and NETTCP Soils & Aggregate certification is preferred (but not required).
  • Computer skills are required, and knowledge of Site Manager and/or APPIA software is preferred.
We have an exciting opening for a Project Engineer in our Civil Site Group to work on commercial, institutional and residential related civil engineering projects.  Design experience should include layout, grading, water, wastewater, stormwater and other infrastructure facilities.

Job Duties:

  • Site design and layout of vehicular and pedestrian circulation, parking and loading.
  • Highway design, including street and sidewalk plans and profiles.
  • Utility design, including municipal water and sanitary sewer service plans and profiles.
  • Drainage and storm water management design, with particular attention to Phase 2 compliance.
  • Grading and erosion control plans.
  • Landscape, planting and lighting plans.
  • Geotechnical investigation and slope stability analysis.
  • Construction administration and observation.
  • Planning Board reviews to include compliance with the following:
  • SEQR review, including compliance with SEQR procedural requirements.
  • State and Federal environmental laws.
  • Traffic studies and evaluations.
  • Local zoning, subdivision and related land use regulations.
  • Town and generally accepted design and engineering standards.
  • Consistency with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan and other significant Town Planning initiated reports.

This Project Engineer will have:

  • Background in stormwater management, storm drain, erosion and sediment control design. Knowledge of NYSDOT environmental criteria, policy and requirements a plus.
  • Certifications in CPESC and CPSWQ a plus.
  • Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and design of stormwater management systems.
  • Proficiency in stormwater modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, PondPack or TR20, and XPSWMM.
  • Proficient with AutoCad and Civil 3D (Land Development Design).
  • Knowledge of Federal Clean Water Act – NPDES MS4 permit requirements.
  • Proficiency with federal, state, and local stormwater and floodplain permitting and experience in obtaining various permits.
  • Ability to present site plans and reports in front of local land-use regulatory boards.

Job Requirements:

  • 2- 10 years of Civil Engineering experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer license in New York State or ability to obtain
This position requires an action-driven Group Leader able to identify and implement strategies to reduce cost, increase revenue, strengthen client relationships, improve business practices, and drive profitable growth. We are looking for an individual with broad-based management skills, with strong planning, communication, organizational and decision-making ability to successfully direct concurrent projects.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to lead interdisciplinary teams of engineers, landscape architects, planners, environmental professionals and other specialists in the preparation of proposals and plans for large, complex land development projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication, leadership, task and time management, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Thorough knowledge of New York’s planning and SEQRA processes and will be experienced at making presentations to municipal boards.
  • A current network of business contacts is highly desirable.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Functional management of direct reports.
  • Project management of larger projects.
  • Attain department revenue goals.
  • Attain all project multipliers.
  • Attain overall department utilization goals.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivables on department billings.
  • Preparation for proposals and interviews.
  • Responsible for retention of staff and overall department morale.
  • Responsible for staff recruitment and hiring.
  • Provide staff training and coaching.
  • Maintain key client relationships.
  • Actively participate on business development committee.
  • Prepare monthly backlog/staffing reports.
  • Develop, monitor and report on annual department revenue goals.
  • Ability to oversee and guide the following technical responsibilities:
    • Site design and layout of vehicular and pedestrian circulation, parking and loading.
    • Utility design, including municipal water and sanitary sewer service plans and profiles.
    • Drainage and storm water management design, with particular attention to Phase 2 compliance.
    • Grading and erosion control plans.
    • Landscape, planting and lighting plans.
    • Geotechnical investigation and slope stability analysis.
    • Wetland delineation.
    • Construction administration and observation.
    • Facility services; including structural, architectural, electrical and mechanical engineering services.
    • Survey (boundary, easements, topographic, etc.).
    • Environmental impact analysis and ecological assessments.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience directly related to design and construction of land development projects in NYS, preferably in a consulting environment.
  • Experience presenting and/or representing Town Planning Boards.
  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering (Graduate degree preferred).
  • Professional Engineer registered in the State of New York.
We are seeking Assistant Project Engineers with 0-4 years of experience to complement our existing Engineering staff.

Responsibilities include: site and highway design and layout, checking design calculations, storm water design, project coordination, report writing and estimating. Proficiency with either AutoCAD or Microstation, Inroads and AutoTurn a plus, but not required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE) required.

Are you interested in working with a team of dedicated engineers?  Creighton Manning has created a company culture that challenges and rewards individuals who strive for excellence and add value to our company.  We have been steadily and strategically growing to accommodate our clients’ needs and our staff’s desire for opportunity.  What sets us apart?  Our flexibility and our people!

We are seeking a qualified engineer with 4-10 years’ experience to become a part of our growing Highway Design Group. Our highway engineers work on a variety of projects and interact with traffic engineers, structure engineers and our construction inspection staff.

Specific responsibilities and qualifications include:

  • Developing roadway, trail and sidewalk designs
  • Intersection design and layout including roundabouts and traffic signals
  • Checking design calculations prepared by others
  • Preparation of construction contract documents
  • Project coordination, report writing and estimating
  • Working knowledge of the NYSDOT Highway Design Manual
  • Proficiency with Microstation, Inroads and AutoTurn

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE) required.  Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred, but not required.

We recently opened an office in Ossining, Westchester County, NY, and are seeking an energetic, creative, and conscientious individual to join our group and help further our commitment to thoughtful transportation initiatives.  This is a unique opportunity that will appeal to those seeking inspiration and purpose in their career.

Position Description:

Traffic/Transportation Engineers have the special responsibility of helping people move better and safer on two legs, on two wheels, on four wheels, on buses, and on trains. At Creighton Manning, we conceive of, test, design, and build systems small and large—from the concrete ramp that allows a person in a wheelchair to traverse a sidewalk to the roundabout that reinvigorates a city center.  Our choices affect tens of thousands, generate impassioned debate, and ultimately reshape the built environment. The Traffic/Transportation Engineer at Creighton Manning will play a vital, hands-on role in the firm’s traffic/transportation engineering projects, leading certain analysis and design components and supporting the team on broader tasks. This engineer will be guided by Senior Engineers and Managers, many of whom are Licensed Professional Engineers who have amassed a deep understanding of engineering practices and standards.  Typical projects include traffic impact studies, traffic safety assessments, traffic simulation modeling, traffic signal and traffic control design, and corridor-level or area-wide multi-modal transportation plans.

This position involves a mix of office and field work. The engineer will be charged with analysis, design, and report writing tasks, and be required to attend project and client meetings to support the Senior Engineer or Project Manager. Creighton Manning takes quality control and quality assurance seriously, so a commitment to these values is a must.  Given the firm’s broad list of services, there is an opportunity to assist with other projects, such as highway design or public transit, periodically.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program or an approved equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar engineering role.
  • Excellent customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build solid working relationships, both within and outside the firm.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment.
  • Means and ability to travel to project sites.
The Traffic Engineer / Planner has the special responsibility of helping people of all ages and abilities move better and safer by all modes.  At Creighton Manning, we are committed to our clients, our employees, our profession and our communities, and we work closely with stakeholders to conceive of, test, and design transportation systems small and large, that ultimately reshape the built environment. The Traffic Engineer / Planner at Creighton Manning will play a vital role in the firm’s projects, leading certain analysis and design components and working with the team on broader tasks. Typical projects require an understanding of traffic operations and multi-modal planning and design and include safety analysis, impact studies, traffic simulation modeling, traffic signal and traffic control design, and corridor-level or area-wide multi-modal transportation plans.


  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build solid working relationships, both within and outside the firm.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability and means to travel to project sites.
  • Familiarity and use of industry software – Synchro, HCS, CAD, GIS.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role.
We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to complement our existing bridge design/structural engineering services.

Position Description:

  • Bridge design and layout
  • Preparing and checking design calculations
  • Construction Engineering design services
  • Bridge load rating
  • Project coordination, report writing and estimating


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of NYSDOT specification, NYSDOT Bridge Manual and AASHTO LRFD code required
  • Proficiency with Microstation desired


  • Degree in Civil Engineering required
  • 1-5 years of bridge design experience in a similar role
Primary Responsibilities

Human Resources at Creighton Manning plays an integral role in ensuring the organization can achieve both its short and long term business objectives.  We strive to exceed the expectations of our employees, clients, and the communities we serve.  The successful candidate will be a strategic business partner providing critical leadership in the development, implementation, and administration of sound policies, procedures, and programs to ensure the engagement of a high performing workforce.  In the role of Human Resources Manager, we’ll count on you to perform various tasks in employee relations, new hires/recruiting, staff training, and general HR functions for our Albany and Westchester NY offices.

Employee Relations

  • Ensure the fair and consistent application of our policies and procedures, addressing questions, including those of moderate complexity
  • Handle general employee relations and performance management questions or issues
  • Assist staff in accessing benefits and navigating benefits system, with enhanced assistance provided during leaves of absence and accommodation requests
  • Prepare and coordinate performance improvement plans for all staff, coordinating with supervisors, managers, and group leaders.
  • Oversee/drive annual performance and development process
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of employee concerns and complaints to help ensure a healthy work environment
  • Prepare, oversee and manage Affirmative Action Plan for NYSDOT Contracts
  • Work to ensure our culture is inclusive by developing and embracing the contributions and uniqueness of each individual, regardless of the many facets of our backgrounds that contribute to who we are
  • Ensure all personnel activities are conducted in order to grant equal access in all phases of the employment process

New Hires/Recruiting

  • Oversee the hiring process, inputting and tracking requisitions from inception to completion
  • Create employment requisitions for hiring managers, coordinate interview schedules, develop annual recruiting plans, and coordinate immigration information as needed
  • Facilitate interviews for exempt-level technical staff, participating as requested or necessary based on the requirements of the open position and managers
  • Lead local selection process for non-exempt or entry-level exempt staff as needed
  • Oversee/lead college and intern recruiting program in partnership with technical staff as needed
  • Lead employee onboarding

 Staff Training

  • Oversee basic and intermediate training of new supervisors around issues of staff management, yearly reviews and leadership
  • Coordinate office training and participate in the development of brown-bag seminars and other local training activities for managers
  • Develop and/or present a variety of training programs to educate staff and managers

General HR Functions

  • Maintain employee records and process personnel actions
  • Oversee the completion of employee paperwork and coordinate with front office
  • Coordinate requested compensation market comparisons with group leaders
  • Oversee local wellness activities (flu shots, health fairs, health club discount programs, etc.), including participation in monthly wellness meetings
  • Understand basic Creighton Manning health plan provisions and assist with employees’ benefit-related questions.
  • Schedule and coordinate various government compliance training sessions with staff and managers
  • Perform new employee orientations and facilitate human resources activities
  • Perform other duties as needed and participate in various company events to promote employee moral


  • 10+ years of related Human Resources experience, including broad based experience in Employee Relations, New Hires, Recruiting, Staff Training and other general HR functions.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and strong client service ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Ability to facilitate employee training
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various managers in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our company culture
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business or related field
  • A/E or construction industry experience a plus
  • PHR or SHPR or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Creighton Manning will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, relationship or association with a member of a protected category, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.