Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/21/23
Applications Due: 10/06/23
Vacancy ID: 139877

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleSenior Engineering Technician/Engineer Technician Trainee (Region 4)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $36357 to $61330 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 100%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

Location

County Monroe

Street Address 1530 Jefferson Rd.

City Rochester

StateNY

Zip Code14623

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications 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.

Provisional candidates must register for and take the upcoming Engineering Technician Trainee examination to be held December 2, 2023, in order to be considered for appointment. Deadline for applying for the exam is October 18, 2023.

*Candidates must provide the agency with a copy of their test registration code.

The minimum requirements for taking the examination are:

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.
Note: Upon successful completion of the 52-week traineeship candidates will be automatically advanced to the Senior Engineering Technician, SG-13.

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's 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 These positions will assist engineers and higher-level technician staff in performing field inspection
and office engineering work that may include but will not be limited to taking measurements,
checking computations, collecting and compiling data, data entry for databases/GIS and making
simple calculations. Additionally, the successful candidate must have the ability to understand and
interpret technical material, such as construction plans and specifications, technical reference
materials, and technical instructions, prepare daily inspection reports, perform basic engineering tests,
and determine compliance with specifications.

These positions might also assist the Region 4 Technical Services Group by working in the materials
lab. The duties would include performing a variety of tests appropriate to materials used on NYSDOT
projects, such as concrete testing, aggregate testing, and hot mix asphalt testing. Samples and results
of the test will be communicated with the Main Office Materials Bureau and project staff.
Additionally, the successful candidate will take samples at quarries and plants and assist with the
Independent Assurance Sampling and Testing (IAST) program. Positions will be filled based on the
Region 4 Construction Group’s needs and the experience of the selected candidates.

Extensive travel throughout the Region will be required. At the time of appointment and continuously
thereafter, possession of a valid NYS Driver's License is required, or the candidates must otherwise
demonstrate the ability to meet the travel requirements of the position.

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 Qualified 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 R04-23-121 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 R04-23-121 IN SUBJECT LINE***

Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than October 6, 2023.

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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 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/sites/default/files/2023-03/Application_for_Employment_Part_1.pdf