Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/09/21
Applications Due: 09/23/21
Vacancy ID: 91011

Position Information

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleEngineer Trainee (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $57803 to $82012 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Onondaga

Street Address 290 Elwood Davis Road

Suite 250

City Liverpool


Zip Code13088

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Either 1 of 2:

Applicant has obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning and Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.


2. Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals in Engineering Examination (FE) exam AND one year of engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, railroad, bridges, airports, waterways, building structures, or traffic management and safety systems.

Selected candidate will be required to take the Civil Service Engineer Trainee (Civil/Transportation) examination and obtain a reachable score on the resulting eligible list to be appointed permanently.


Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals in Engineering Examination (FE) exam

Duties Description As an Engineer Trainee, you will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation), salary 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 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.
For candidates who are being appointed and who have already obtained their FE, they must serve twelve months of the traineeship to advance to Assistant Engineer.

Additional Comments **EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE including:
Paid vacation, personal leave, & sick leave with sick incentive pay, free parking, thirteen paid holidays including five paid floating holidays. Paid jury duty & military leave, competitive health, prescription, dental & vision insurance. Excellent Retirement plan, & optional Deferred Compensation plan & Flexible Spending Account.

This position belongs to the CSEA bargaining unit.

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

Contact Information

Name Todd Summerson



Email Address


Street 290 Elwood Davis Road

Suite 250

City Liverpool

State NY

Zip Code 13088


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit resume and if applicable, proof of passing FE, and proof of qualifying bachelors degree (if required) to Todd Summerson using the above contact information.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact 518-471-5071 to set up arrangements.