Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/25/23
Applications Due: 10/10/23
Vacancy ID: 140014

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer - Civil-Transportation

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Queens

Street Address NYS DOT - Maintenance

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

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.

NOTE: Engineering Traineeship Program: As an Engineer Trainee, you will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer, Grade 20. To advance to Assistant Engineer, you must have obtained proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) and successfully completed the requirements of the traineeship to the satisfaction of the appointing authority. At the discretion of the appointing authority, early advancement to Assistant Engineer is possible if you have obtained your FE and have successfully completed twelve months of the traineeship. It is your responsibility to notify the appointing authority’s personnel office upon obtaining proof of passing the FE. You may receive an increase in salary upon obtaining your FE. Information about this increase will be provided by the appointing authority

Duties Description The prospective candidate may be assigned to either Residency or Highway Maintenance. Additional details and preferences will be discussed during the interview.

The following are the general duties and responsibilities:
1) Inspect and evaluate the condition of State-owned highways and bridges.
2) Inspect and resolve all highway related emergencies and complaints.
3) On call 24/7 to handle flags and emergencies.
4) Prepare detailed work order for repairs on highways.
5) Coordinate with various Regional Groups and NYCDOT to resolve all flags and highway related work / emergencies.
6) Coordinate with various NYC Agencies; including, NYC Homeless services, NYC Sanitation, NYPD, and NYSDOT
7) Construction to resolve homeless issues / concerns.
8) Lead quality assurance team on all partial and final inspections for State construction contracts.
9) Review and resolve all bridge RCN / CAG.
10) Coordinate and review contract plans and permits.
11) Respond and resolve on-going construction contract issues.
12) Manage and monitor cost, progress, and database for the various Where and When Contracts.
13) Maintain and manage our highway maintenance database.
14) Attend / coordinate monthly State-City task force meetings.
15) Prepare IPP (Initial Project Proposal) and Scope of Work for Maintenance Projects.
16) Develop PSE (Plans, Specifications and Estimate) for Maintenance Projects.

Additional Comments Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Salary to include an additional $3,087 location pay.

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

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information




Email Address


Street 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and current resume with Notice Number R11-23-79 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than 10/10/2023 to:

Personnel Office NYS Dept. of Transportation – Region 11
47-40 21st Street – Room 840
Long Island City, NY 11101
Via email: