Minimum Qualifications Either 1 of 3:
1. Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals in Engineering Examination (FE) exam AND a qualifying bachelor’s degree or higher as listed below.
*Qualifying degrees: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning and Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.
2. Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals in Engineering Examination (FE) exam AND one year of engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, railroad, bridges, airports, waterways, building structures, or traffic management and safety systems.
Selected candidate will be required to take the Civil Service Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation) and/or Engineer Trainee examination and obtain a reachable score on the resulting eligible list to be appointed permanently.
3. FOR 70.1 TRANSFER:
The candidate must have one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a TITLE eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Note: If transfer via 70.1 eligible, candidate can discuss salary with our Salary Administrator upon hire.
Duties Description As an Assistant Engineer, you would perform intermediate level engineering activities within the construction group. Projects will include the construction of highways, bridges, Thruway facility buildings, toll facilities, and overhead sign structures; environmental activities; and review of engineering reports, designs, and schedules for proposed work. This position will be in office with no field work.
Additional Comments **EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE including:
Paid vacation, personal leave, & sick leave with sick incentive pay, free parking, thirteen paid holidays including five paid floating holidays. Paid jury duty & military leave, competitive health, prescription, dental & vision insurance. Excellent Retirement plan, & optional Deferred Compensation plan & Flexible Spending Account.
This position belongs to the CSEA bargaining unit.
If transfer via 70.1 eligible, candidate can discuss salary with our Salary Administrator upon hire.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingNotes on Applying: Please submit resume, proof of passing FE, and proof of qualifying bachelor’s degree (if required) to Gina Brady using the above contact information. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.
The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.
The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact 518-471-5071 to set up arrangements.