Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/07/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 136740

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleSr. Engineering Tech / Engineering Tech Trainee (Region 2)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade13

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

Salary RangeFrom $35298 to $59542 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

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

Location

County Oneida

Street Address 207 Genesee Street

City Utica

StateNY

Zip Code13501

Job Specifics

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.
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.
Minimum Qualifications are as follows:
Engineering Technician Trainee, NS=Grade 8:
1. One year of experience assisting in engineering, engineering technology, engineering management
technology, architecture or architectural technology, environmental technology, electronics, electronics
technology, landscape design, materials laboratory technology, drafting or surveying; and graduation
from high school or possession of an equivalent diploma; or
2. 18 semester college credit hours in mathematics, physical science, engineering or engineering
technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, environmental
technology, landscape architecture/design, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, or electronics; or
3. Graduation from a high school technical education program in CAD/CAM, construction technology,
drafting, engineering, engineering graphics or electronics.
Senior Engineering Technician, Grade 13:
1. Two years of experience assisting in engineering, engineering technology, engineering
management technology, architecture or architectural technology, environmental technology,
electronics, electronics technology, landscape design, materials laboratory technology, drafting
or surveying; and graduation from high school or possession of an equivalent diploma; or
2. Associate degree in mathematics, physical science, engineering or engineering
technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, environmental
technology, landscape architecture/design, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, or
electronics.
Substitution: a certificate in CAD/CAM, construction technology, drafting, engineering,
engineering graphics or electronics may substitute for one year of the experience; or 36
semester college credit hours in mathematics, physical science, engineering or engineering
technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, environmental
technology, landscape architecture or landscape design, drafting, forestry, surveying,
aeronautics, electronics or electronics technology may substitute for experience at the rate
of 18 semester credit hours equaling one year of experience.

Duties Description Construction:
Engineering Technicians (ET)/Senior Engineering Technicians (SET) perform civil engineering
technical support activities for engineering projects and programs. Under the direction of an Engineer
in Charge (EIC), an ET/SET inspects one or more contractor’s operations to assure compliance with
plans and specifications. Takes necessary material tests, interprets plans and specifications, conveys
information to the contractor. Prepares daily work reports, documenting contractor’s operations. Takes
measurements, performs computations and records item pay quantities. Prepares final record plans.
Under the direction of EIC, monitors contractor’s compliance with miscellaneous provisions of contract
such as EEO Labor Provisions, MBE/WBE, training, wage rates, job safety, work zone traffic control
and environmental concerns. Instructs seasonal and lesser experienced inspectors in project duties as
needed. A SET may act as EIC when EIC is absent. An ET/SET may also perform work in the
Technical Services Lab including, but not limited to material production and plant inspection, project
site material testing, material design and testing, pavement and bridge deck coring, geotechnical
boring, geotechnical testing, and technical document preparation. An ET/SET may also be assigned to
a field survey crew or Regional Office to assist higher level technicians and/or Engineers.
Design:
Selected candidate will assist engineering and higher-level technician staff in performing field and
office engineering work by performing technical duties in support of engineers or engineering
programs. Duties may include but are not limited to:
• Performing routine technical tasks such as taking measurements, checking computations, collecting
and compiling data, taking notes, producing maps and plans, and making simple calculations. These
tasks may also be performed at field locations.
• Use of various computer applications and CADD in the performance of these duties is expected.
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 *Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
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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.

Contact Information

Name Region 2 - Human Resources

Telephone (315)793-2389

Fax (315)793-2390

Email Address R2-HR-Personnel@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 207 Genesee Street

City Utica

State NY

Zip Code 13501

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with
the Notice Number R2-23-64 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest
no later than December 31, 2023 to:
PLEASE RESPOND VIA EMAIL: R2-HR-Personnel@dot.ny.gov or FAX: (315)793-2390
NYS Department of Transportation
HR - Canvassing
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501