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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/28/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144924

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

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 10%

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

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 duties, including, but not limited to, the following:
• Prepare and/or check designs for bridges and other structural components.
• Prepare and/or check layouts for entire bridge structures; and
• Assist in field inspection of project sites or existing bridges and structures.
• Assist in the management of bridge inspection projects. Review bridge inspection reports and bridge “flag” reports.
• Assist in coordinating emergency response to hazardous bridge conditions.

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.
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Email Address


Street NYS Dept. of Transportation, Region 11

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R11-23-92 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 13, 2023, Via email:

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