Frequently Asked Questions

 

What type of company is Barton & Loguidice?          top
We are a privately held, full-service planning, engineering, environmental science, and landscape architecture firm, founded in 1961. B&L specializes in transportation engineering, water supply, wastewater management, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental and industrial hygiene services, facilities engineering, energy consulting, construction management, land planning and site design, and landscape architecture. We provide consulting services to municipal, industrial, commercial, education and health care, and financial and insurance sectors. Our goal is to provide high-quality, customized solutions to meet our clients’ multi-disciplined engineering needs.


How large is B&L?
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B&L employs a staff of more than 200 employees in seven offices. Our main office is located in Syracuse, NY. We also have offices in Albany, NY; Rochester, NY; Ellenville, NY; Newburgh, NY; New Paltz, NY; Watertown, NY; Camp Hill, PA; and Lanham, MD.


What is the breakdown of disciplines at B&L?          top
Barton & Loguidice is broken down into a number of core business units, which we call “disciplines.” Each discipline is comprised of specific areas of expertise. Following is an overview of B&L’s disciplines:

  • Water/Wastewater Engineering
  • Solid Waste Engineering
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Facilities Engineering
  • Land Planning & Site Design
  • Energy Engineering


What types of technical positions exist at B&L?          top

  • Civil Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Architectural Engineers and Architects
  • Construction Administration/Inspection Staff
  • Geologists and Hydrogeologists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Industrial Hygienists and Technicians
  • Transportation, Land Use, and Urban Planners
  • Landscape Architects
  • GIS Analysts
  • Engineering Technicians, Designers, CAD Technicians


What happens after I submit my resume and application?          top
If you are responding to an open job posting, your resume will be added to our database and forwarded to the hiring manager(s) for that specific position. If your qualifications are found to be a good match for the posted job, you will be contacted for an interview. If you are not selected to interview for the position, your resume will be maintained in our resume database for a period of twelve months. If additional positions matching your background and experience become available during the next twelve months, your resume will be considered for those positions.


How will I know my resume information has been received?          top
When submitting your resume and application online through our website, you will receive an auto-acknowledgement email response. We strongly encourage the use of this electronic application process for our open positions. This process enables us to acknowledge receipt of your application and also allows us the ability to search your resume for specific information for future openings. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide acknowledgment of receipt of your resume if you submit it by fax or U.S. mail.


How can I be sure that a position I apply for online hasn't already been filled?          top
Our open positions are updated weekly. Every effort will be made to remove job postings as soon as a position is filled.


What is the salary range for the position for which I am applying?          top
Barton & Loguidice takes pride in offering competitive salaries and wages. Compensation will vary depending on your skills and experience. Please be sure to indicate your desired range of compensation on your employment application.


Do you have any part-time jobs?          top
Periodically B&L may offer part-time employment opportunities. Information concerning any part-time positions will be posted online.


Does Barton & Loguidice have a summer internship/co-op program? top
Yes! We regularly hire college students for summer internships and co-op positions based on our workload. If you are interested in a summer internship or a co-op, please submit your resume with a cover letter, indicating your availability plus your office location and discipline preference.


What does B&L look for when interviewing college graduates?          top
We generally seek a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0; however, lower GPAs may be considered. A GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 tells us that you have a solid understanding of the basics and are serious about your studies. Please indicate your GPA on your resume and application. We look for graduates with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in teams. Internships or co-ops in related areas definitely give you an advantage. Working a part-time job while attending college, playing college sports, or participating in professional or volunteer organizations are all good signs that you can manage multiple priorities and have a sense of teamwork and responsibility.


How does the interview process work?          top
A brief phone interview may be conducted by the hiring manager or a human resources representative. If you are invited to come in for an interview, you will generally meet with the hiring manager, key members of the department's team, and a human resources representative. Certain positions also may require skill testing. We may ask you to return for a second interview. Of course, references and education will be checked before any offer of employment is extended.


What is the dress code at B&L?          top
Barton & Loguidice professionals enjoy a business-casual work environment.