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 Typical duties of Chief Inspector/ Engineer-in-Charge for construction projects, would include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure work performed by contractors meet contract specifications and engineering standards
• Monitor work to ensure a safe environment for the public, contractors, and department employees.
• Review plans and estimates.
• Initiate design changes and orders-on-contract, complete daily reports and prepare final documents
• Provide training to staff
Extensive travel throughout the Region and various shifts, including night work and weekend work would be required. At the time of appointment and continuously thereafter, possession of a valid NYS Driver’s License is required, or the candidates must otherwise demonstrate the ability to meet the travel requirements of the position.
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 Qualified candidates should submit a current resume, letter of interest and a completed NYS Dept. of Transportation Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) with Notice Number R04-23-132 included in the subject line and referenced in the cover letter to:
Lisa M. Schuster
Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation- Region 4
1530 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
***PLEASE INCLUDE R04-23-132 IN SUBJECT LINE***
Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than December 13, 2023.
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 Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.
In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.