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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/24/22

Applications Due06/23/22

Vacancy ID105519

AgencyCanal Corporation

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $81911 to $110560 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 4950 Genessee St

City Cheektowaga


Zip Code14225

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the Civil Service eligible list for Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) or candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in a title eligible for transfer under the provisions of Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Under the direction of a higher-level Professional Engineer, the incumbent will function as the Western Region Canal Construction Manager and Project Engineer in the Construction Management Group and be responsible for the management of multiple construction contracts or act as the Canal Project Engineer as the on-site field representative of the Corporation to administer larger or multiple smaller to achieve the established goals of the construction program. Incumbents will perform the following engineering and engineering related duties:

• Performs professional-level civil engineering duties in support of Canal Headquarter operations including planning, design, construction, and supervision.

• Supervises and administers the Canal Corporation’s Construction Management Program and multiple construction contracts, including emergency response when necessary.

• Monitors progress of contracts, safety, and the quality of work performed; conducts and/or supervises filed inspections; ensures the provisions of the contract are met and that timely contract payments are made.

• Act as the primary point of contact between the contractor and the functional or administrative organizational units within the Corporation.

• Represents the Canal Corporation with Federal, State, and local officials; establishes & maintains collaboration between Canal management, consultants, and other governmental entities regarding the construction program.

• Works collaboratively with the Canal Engineering and Maintenance staff to develop future contracts & address field requirements.

• Ensure documentation is kept of all construction activities in accordance with the Manual of Uniform Record Keeping (MURK) and the Contract Administration Manual (CAM).

• Interpret plans and specifications to ensure contractor adherence to contract requirements.

• Make routine or minor alterations, quantity adjustments, or specification changes which are in accordance with the project intent, scope and budget using the various forms of available change orders.

• Resolve disputes arising from disagreements of contractual requirements and the involvement with other affected parties, such as utilities, municipalities and adjacent property owners.

• Supervise Corporation and consultant inspection staff, including the assignment of staff to construction activities, to assure that contractor compliance is properly maintained.

• Monitor contracts for compliance with all Federal, State and Local Laws, Rules and Ordinances which relate to protection of the environment, including permit requirements for wetlands, water quality, Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard.

• Manage the Consultant Inspection (C/I) contract. Review submitted documentation and recommend payments to consultants based on work performed.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Parking is provided.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Kristine Scott

Telephone 518-449-6003


Email Address


Street 30 South Pearl Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207



Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position should send a cover letter and resume by the application deadline of 6/2/22 to Please include the position title AND VACANCY NUMBER, Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) - Buffalo, in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

The New York State Canal Corporation 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 Canal Corporation provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify

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