Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/30/23
Applications Due: 12/15/23
Vacancy ID: 145102

Position Information


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Queens

Street Address NYS DOT - Structures

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law. NOTE: Engineering Traineeship Program: As an Engineer Trainee, you will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer, Grade 20. To advance to Assistant Engineer, you must have obtained proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) and successfully completed the requirements of the traineeship to the satisfaction of the appointing authority. At the discretion of the appointing authority, early advancement to Assistant Engineer is possible if you have obtained your FE and have successfully completed twelve months of the traineeship. It is your responsibility to notify the appointing authority’s personnel office upon obtaining proof of passing the FE. You may receive an increase in salary upon obtaining your FE. Information about this increase will be provided by the appointing authority.

Duties Description Under the direction and supervision of a licensed, professional engineer, the incumbent will perform a variety of
engineering related duties and provide support to Bridge Capital Program and/or Bridge Management Program
in Region 11 Structures Group.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
? Develop and/or check designs for bridges and other structural components using various structural.
software programs.
? Prepare and/or check layouts for entire bridge structures.
? Develop bridge plans, estimates and specifications.
? Prepare and/or review emergency work orders.
? Assist in field inspection of project sites or existing bridges and structures.
? Prepare and/or review technical design reports and recommendations.
? Coordinate with stakeholders, including consultants, other regional units, and outside agencies.
? Review the inspection reports, flag reports, and load rating updates.
? Perform flag tracking and ensure transmittal of flags to bridge owner for corrective actions.
? Perform Field Reviews of Inspections

Additional Comments Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Salary to include an additional $3,087 location pay.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Contact Information




Email Address


Street 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume with Notice Number R11-23-95 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 15, 2023 to:

Personnel Office NYS Dept. of Transportation – Region 11
47-40 21st Street – Room 840
Long Island City, NY 11101
Via email: