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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/22/22

Applications Due12/31/22

Vacancy ID113055

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee / Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $86140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address 207 Genesee Street

City Utica

StateNY

Zip Code13501

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.

Duties Description When assigned to Design, typical duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional engineer, the incumbents would perform a variety of duties depending on assignment. Engineer Trainee’s typical duties may include, but are not limited to: design of capital roadway or bridge projects including site investigations, preparation of engineering drawings utilizing 2D/3D CADD applications, and preparation of estimates, or may fill the role of an assistant team leader for a bridge/culvert inspection crew. Assistant Engineer’s will perform the aforementioned duties, as well as draft project reports, supervise and review the work of engineering technicians, perform quality control review of project documents prepared by others for consistency with Department standards and for constructability, and assist in public outreach, and provide construction support.

When assigned to Construction, typical duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Function as Chief Inspector or Engineer-in-Charge on Department construction projects.
• Ensure work performed by contractors meets contract specifications, engineering standards and are performed safely.
• Supervise project inspection forces.
• Review design, consultant and contractor plans, shop drawings, estimates, etc.
• Initiate design changes and orders-on-contract. Complete daily work reports. Prepare final documents and record plans.
• Acts as office engineer. Checks computations on DWRs, keeps job records in accordance with MURK and prepares monthly estimates for payment to the contractor.
• Engage in use of CADD, highway design software and GPS systems.
When assigned to Traffic, typical duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional engineer, the incumbent would perform a variety of duties. Engineer Trainee’s typical duties may include, but are not limited to: transportation geometric design including intersection and work zone design & design of traffic control devices and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Engineering work to include site investigations, preparation of engineering drawings & construction estimates, traffic engineering & safety studies, highway capacity analyses and traffic management. Assistant Engineer’s will perform the aforementioned duties, as well as prepare Traffic Engineering Reports & other project documents, supervise and review the work of engineering and/or traffic systems technicians, perform complex operational analyses for system optimization, coordinate ITS and assist with Surface Transportation Control and work zone quality assurance activities.

Responsibilities may also include participating within the Incident Command System to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.


Additional Comments To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number R2-22-74 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2022 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

Additional Information:
*Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31, 2022 and is subject to extension beyond that date.
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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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Name R2-HR-Personnel

Telephone 3157932389

Fax

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 with the Notice Number R2-22-74 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2022 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

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