Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/08/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 136817

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitlePrincipal Engineering Technician (Region 2-Utica)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $54903 to $69882 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.
The minimum requirements for taking the Promotional examination are as follows:
You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent
competitive or non-competitive service (including 55-b/55-c) as:
Engineering Geologist, Engineering Materials Analyst, Environmental Engineering Technician 2, Senior
Drafting Technician (all parenthetics), Senior Engineering Technician, or Senior Engineering Technician
(Soils). Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.
The minimum requirements for taking the Open-Competitive examination are as follows:
Either 1. FOUR years of experience assisting in engineering or engineering technology, architecture or
architectural technology, environmental technology, landscape architecture/design, materials laboratory
technology, drafting or surveying, AND graduation from high school or possession of a diploma issued
by a recognized educational authority
Or 2. an associate's degree in mathematics, physical science, geology, engineering or
engineering technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology,
landscape
architecture/design, environmental technology, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, electronics, or
electronics technology AND TWO years of experience listed above in number 1;
Or 3. a bachelor's degree in mathematics, physical science, geology, engineering or
engineering technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology,
landscape architecture/design, environmental technology, drafting, forestry, surveying,
aeronautics, electronics, or electronics technology.

Duties Description When assigned to Design, typical duties will include, but are not limited to:
Principal Engineering Technicians in the Design Group perform moderate to complex civil engineering
technical support activities for highway and structural engineering projects and programs.
When assigned to Construction, typical duties will include, but are not limited to:
Principal Engineering Technicians perform complex civil engineering technical support activities for
engineering projects and programs. This includes but not limited to:
• Serving as engineer-in-charge on construction projects, reviewing the technical accuracy of
plans and documentation in contracts and proposals, supervising and training subordinate
technicians, inspecting portions of major projects, and serving as a project office engineer.
• Performing 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.
• Performing work in the Regional Construction Office including, but not limited to MURK reviews,
safety coordination, change order preparation and processing, project shop drawing
transmittals, contract acceptance, uncompleted work agreements, contract final agreements,
project archiving and record plans, training coordinator, tracking overtime usage, consultant
contract auditing, CADD support and surveying.
Specific duties will be discussed in detail 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 *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 R2 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 R2-23-65 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