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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/10/23

Applications Due12/31/23

Vacancy ID126038

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $83550 to $105472 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Construction

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must possess a New York State Professional Engineer License and current registration. In order 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.

Duties Description The incumbent may be assigned to the Project Management Bureau or the Contract Administration Bureau.

Typical duties of the selected candidate in the Project Bureau may include, but are not limited to:

• Serve as an Office of Construction liaison to one or more Regions.
• Perform quality assurance reviews of active construction projects and prepare associated reports.
• Provide support to regional construction groups by answering technical questions, interpreting specifications, and facilitating timely communication.
• Provide contract administrative support including review and approval of time extensions, overtime dispensations, and value engineering change proposals.
• Interpret contract documents and resolve differences in interpretation. Coordinate and prepare official issuances related to specifications, construction inspection guidance, and policies for general engineering.
• Provide technical trainings and presentations to various groups as needed.
• Mentor subordinate engineers and/or technicians.
• Participate in the review and resolution of construction contract disputes.
• Review construction change orders submitted by regional offices for adherence to both project specific and general departmental specifications and standards.
• Serve as the working level contact with the Office of the State Comptroller concerning change orders and respond to their requests for more information in a timely manner.
• Complete special assignments as needed.
• Identify and lead adoption of best practices for the use of 3D/4D/5D modeling throughout the lifecycle of a project.
• Develop and deliver training to advance e-Construction and BIM throughout the Department’s Construction Program.
• Investigate, implement, and manage construction automation projects to upgrade and enhance construction management processes and/or software.
• Provide support for software currently deployed.
• Work in a collaborative manner with Main Office, Regional and ITS staff to ensure success of projects and statewide consistency.

Effective written and oral communication skills and occasional travel are required.

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

Additional Comments *Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
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Name Kelly Snyder

Telephone (518) 457-6472


Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation, Office of Construction

50 Wolf Road, POD 5-1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number MO-23-295 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31st, 2023

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