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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/28/24

Applications Due05/31/24

Vacancy ID152445

NY HELPYes

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) NY HELPS (Region 4)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $69934 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Monroe

Street Address 1530 Jefferson Rd.

City Rochester

StateNY

Zip Code14623

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, or 55 b/c, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position. The qualifications 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, 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 There are multiple positions available for PE1 for Region 4 Design. The selected candidates will perform a variety of complex and responsible technical and supervisory duties depending on assignment. Professional Engineer 1s are found throughout Design in a variety of units. The incumbent in this position will work under the direction of a Professional Engineer 2 and lead a team of other engineers and support staff.

One of the positions will manage and perform professional engineering duties related to all types of highway engineering and may also manage consultant projects.

The other position will perform bridge structural inspection.

Both positions require interaction with the public and/or outside agencies and requires good written and oral communication skills.

Specific assignment for these positions may be made to the Highway Design or Bridge Safety Assurance Units. Multiple selections may be made to any of these units. The final assignment of the positions will be based on the interview process, pertinent experience, strengths, and interest of the candidates.

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 *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.

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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 info@oer.ny.gov.
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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.
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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.

Name Lisa M. Schuster

Telephone 585-272-3334

Fax 585-272-3426

Email Address dot.sm.r04.personnelDOTjobs@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 1530 Jefferson Rd.

City Rochester

State NY

Zip Code 14623

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified 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 R04-24-14 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
585-272-3426 (fax)
dot.sm.r04.personnelDOTjobs@dot.ny.gov
***PLEASE INCLUDE R04-24-14 IN SUBJECT LINE***

Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than May 31, 2024.

Applications for employment may be found at the following web address:
https://www.ny.gov/sites/default/files/2023-03/Application_for_Employment_Part_1.pdf

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