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85 Rte 100
Minimum Qualifications This position requires a New York State Professional Engineer License and current registration. In order 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.
If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.
The minimum requirements for taking the Promotional examination are:
A valid NYS Professional Engineer’s License with current registration and one year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation).
The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:
A valid NYS Professional Engineer’s License with current registration.
One year of professional engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, bridges, airports, waterways, or traffic management and safety systems.
*Under the New York State Education Department guidelines, all professional engineers must practice in their area(s) of competency or they may be subject to disciplinary action.
Duties Description Under the direction of the Resident Engineer and the Regional Permit Engineer, the position is the first point of contact with the public wanting to do work within our Right of Way. It requires a working knowledge of our policies and standards, strong customer service and organizational skills. The position offers a variety of fields and administrative duties. The Highway Work Permit Engineer is responsible for receiving and processing work permit applications from people wishing to do work in the Right of Way of State transportation facilities. The incumbent may be required to supervise operational staff.
Permit Engineers work with the public, consultant engineers, contractors and local government officials to provide them with guidance related to work they want to perform within our Right of Way. This includes evaluation of the proposed work, coordination of reviews by our Regional Groups (Traffic, Construction, Real Estate, Maintenance, Environmental, Materials and Geotechnical) for policy and standards compliance and managing the permit process to assure that permits are issued in a timely fashion. Inspection and recommendation of acceptance of work in the Right of Way to the Resident Engineer are included duties, Restricted Vehicle Permits as well as Major Highway Work Permits. Additional responsibilities will be discussed at the interview.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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4 Burnett Blvd.
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than April 27, 2018.
Please provide a copy of your valid NYS Professional Engineer's License with current registration.