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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/03/21

Applications Due09/18/21

Vacancy ID90839

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleAssistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation) Region 4

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $62726 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Monroe

Street Address 1530 Jefferson Rd.

City Rochester

StateNY

Zip Code14623

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.

Duties Description The incumbents for these positions will be under the direct supervision of higher-level professional engineering staff and may handle producing the plans, specifications, and estimates for design projects of varying complexity. This may include preparation of engineering drawings utilizing 2D/3D CADD applications. The work may involve both preliminary and final design activities, including writing design approval documents, preparing and/or conducting public meetings, performing highway capacity analysis, highway drainage design, horizontal and vertical alignment, retaining wall design, traffic signs/signals design, structural design, and quantity work-ups. The position may be within any area of Design (Structures, Highways, and Signs & Signals, etc.). Preparation of written correspondence and communication with regional offices is also required.

The incumbents for these positions may also handle technical review and evaluation of roads, and bridges, and other highway features. In addition, one may review consultant and contract plans and estimates. Duties and tasks may include but are not limited to the following:
Prepares routine project designs, proposals, and specifications and evaluates contract proposals for transportation services, highway and bridge design, utility relocations, railroad crossings, bridge safety and integrity, geotechnical design, maintenance and protection of traffic, and other matters concerning public safety;
Prepares project feasibility and scoping studies, develops design criteria, prepares environmental studies, and develops highway designs;
Performs structural inspections following policies and procedures set up by both State and Federal Law, sometimes needing the climbing of structures;
Evaluates the condition of existing highways and bridges and structures by collecting and analyzing data and conducting field investigations;
Assists in setting up quality control requirements and quality assurance programs to assure that projects meet specified Department requirements concerning capacity, operational, and safety conditions of the highway corridor and to assure that designs and materials used in a project meet the specified quality requirements;
Prepares hydraulic studies and foundation reports, and performs structural designs, including load rating analyses;
Participates in preliminary and final review of project proposals;
Assists in Structures Safety Assurance activities;
May be assigned to work on special engineering projects.

Responsibilities will include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

This is an entry level position. Specific duties and responsibilities would be equal with the experience of the person selected. Level of responsibility will increase over time. Specific duties will be discussed at the time of the interview.

Additional Comments Qualified candidates should complete a NYS Dept. of Transportation Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) and submit with a letter of interest and current resume 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

If responding via email, please include the title and posting number in the subject of your email. Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than September 18, 2021.

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 ApplyingApplications for employment may be found at the following web address: https://www.ny.gov/nysdot-employment-opportunities/application

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