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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/24/24

Applications Due08/21/24

Vacancy ID152036


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) (NY HELPS) Region 9

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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 Broome

Street Address Region 9 Design and Construction Units

44 Hawley St

City Binghamton


Zip Code13901

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).*
To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position.

The qualifications are: On or before the date of filing your application, you must have: 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, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, 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 with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, railroads, bridges, airports, waterways, building structures, or traffic management and safety systems.

Candidates may also be qualified for permanent competitive appointment if reachable from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list or eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Duties Description As a Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) in the Regional Design Group, the position will be within one of the following areas: Consultant Management Unit, or Highway Squad or Bridge Squad: Under the general direction of higher level staff assigned the responsibility of the Unit or Squad, the incumbent will have primary project management responsibilities for all Design and/or Consultant Management activities/task for projects assigned to the Unit or Squad. Duties include, but are not limited to independently apply engineering knowledge and offer a variety of consultative or evaluative services in various stages of an engineering project, from the design phase of planned projects through completion; provide consultation, evaluation, planning, systems design, engineering surveys, and/or project oversight in order to ensure work conforms to accepted engineering standards; Provide technical expertise to the Department’s design, construction, ROW and maintenance programs; The incumbent may supervise subordinate technical, engineering, administrative or support staff as required.

As a Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) in the Regional Construction Group, the selected candidate may either be assigned to an Engineer-In-Charge position on one or more active construction contracts or to a supervisory position in the regional construction office as assigned by the Regional Construction Engineer. Overnight assignments, night work and weekend work may be required to support construction operations. The duties include supervising consultant, and or State forces; managing construction activities to ensure compliance with contract requirements as well as Federal, State, and Local Laws, Rules and Regulations; assuring the contractor meets high standards of quality and workmanship and overall safety on the project.

Specific duties will be discussed at the interview.

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.

*For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non- competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.
At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name Justine Brennan

Telephone 6077218032

Fax 6077218279

Email Address


Street 44 Hawley Street Room 905

City Binghamton

State NY

Zip Code 13901


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, copy of transcript and Professional Engineer License with Notice Number R9-24-13 in the subject line and referenced in the cover letter no later than August 21, 2024.

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