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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/19/24

Applications Due12/31/24

Vacancy ID148795


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 Civil/Trans

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $86057 to $108638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Main Office, 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. 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.

Eligible candidates who are not on the Civil Service eligible list can create an account on the NYS Civil Service website and apply for the Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) exam #20-439.

The minimum qualifications to apply for exam #20-439 Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) are:

Either 1. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND a qualifying bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;

Or 2. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying degrees: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, 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.

Qualifying experience: One year of full-time engineering experience in the design and construction of parks, roads, bridges, recreational facilities, water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.

You can review the examination announcement and complete the online application here:

Continued employment as a Professional Engineer 1 is dependent upon continued possession of a New York State Professional Engineer's license with current registration. Failure to maintain your New York State License and registration may result in removal from the Professional Engineer 1 title.

Duties Description The incumbents in these positions will be assigned to the Project Management Bureau as a Support Liaison. The primary responsibilities of this position deal with the Office of Construction’s Quality Assurance program for active construction contracts. Typical duties 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 engineering policies.
• 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.
• Complete special assignments as needed.

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 is to include an additional $3087 location pay.

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

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

Name Kelly Snyder, Office of Construction

Telephone 518-457-6472


Email Address


Street 50 Wolf Road

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-24-043 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than February 3, 2024 to

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