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The East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project is a public investment that will help drive the City's economy and create jobs in New York City neighborhoods. As the ESCR project is launched, information on training, careers and contracting opportunities will be posted here. We encourage individuals and local M/WBE and Section 3 firms to review the opportunities and resources below, as well as the factsheet outlining the ESCR Subcontracting and Hiring Goals.
Our ESCR M/WBE and Section 3 representative is available at community board meetings and project events to provide updates and respond to questions.
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Careers & Procurement
The ESCR project team is committed to working with M/WBE and Section 3 firms. As we onboard our contractors, we continue to assess workforce needs.
Current Job and Contracting Opportunities
- 001 - Printing Shop/Print Services (HNTB-LiRo)
- 003 - Senior Inspector (HNTB-LiRo)
- 004 - Inspector II (HNTB-LiRo)
- 005 - Office Engineer (HNTB-LiRo)
- 006 - Assistant Office Engineer (HNTB-LiRo)
- 007 - Office Administrator Clerk (Perfetto Contracting Co.)
- 008 - Document Controls Specialist
View job descriptions and apply through our online portal.
Visit the New York City Department of Design and Construction's (NYCDDC's) procurement site for other opportunities related to the ESCR project as they are made available.
Opportunities with our Partnering Organizations
- Find Contract Opportunities with NYC Department of Small Business Services
- Work with the Economic Development Corporation (EDC). EDC's ConstructNYC is designed to connect small-to-mid-sized minority/women-owned, veteran-owned, and otherwise disadvantaged business enterprises with exclusive opportunities to work on NYCEDC projects through contracts of up to $1 million.
- Work with New York City School Construction Authority (SCA). The SCA's Mentor and Graduate Mentor Programs provide a flexible framework for eligible MWLBE firms to develop and grow within the construction industry and to establish long-term business relationships with the SCA.
- Workforce1 Career Discovery NYC: The City of New York is committed to helping New Yorkers start great paying careers in the construction trades through Career Discovery NYC. Workforce1 partners with four (4) training organizations that offer pre-apprenticeships with direct entry to the unionized construction industry. The first step to enroll in a pre-apprenticeship is to attend an information session. Interested individuals should complete a brief survey. Workforce1 will follow up with details for qualified candidates about the training, starting the application process, and the Information Sessions this Fall. See program information sheet for more info.
- Workforce1 Virtual Site Safety Training: Looking for a career in the construction industry? The Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center offers the full 40 hours of Virtual Site Safety Training AT NO COST. They also offer 10 hours of Virtual Site Safety Training for those individuals who already have a valid 30 Hour OSHA credential, AT NO COST. See flyer for eligibility and registration information.
- Construction Skills: Construction Skills is recruiting now for their fall cohort! This is a City funded pre-apprenticeship program that links graduates to the building and construction trade unions. In addition to the fall program, year round opportunities are also available!
Upcoming & Past Events
The ESCR project team will host quarterly virtual information sessions on subcontracting resources and opportunities for Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and Section 3 Business Entities as well as hiring resources for individuals.
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Past Event Recordings
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Additional Resources and Partner Diversity
Our team is committed to diversity and fostering an environment for growth and advancement opportunities. Women and minority-owned businesses, disadvantaged businesses, small businesses, Section 3 businesses and businesses owned by disabled veterans are encouraged to apply and compete for all contracts and subcontracts.
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The resources below offer assistance in getting certified with New York City, New York State or specific agencies if your business is eligible and has not registered or filed for certification.
Local Employment Opportunities