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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/22

Applications Due12/14/22

Vacancy ID117537

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitlePrincipal Engineering Technician (Region 1)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

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 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 50 Wolf Road

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list 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:
You must be a qualified employee of New York State 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).

The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:

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 Principal Engineering Technicians in the Design Group perform complex civil engineering technical support
activities for engineering projects and programs. The candidate may handle the design of small highways,
structures, or signs and signals projects; work on larger design teams for large highways, structures, or signs and signals projects; perform preliminary designs, write reports, coordinate work between various Regional groups, check engineering computations, prepare quantity estimates, and perform field investigations.

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: The Department's current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31, 2022 and is subject to extension beyond that date.

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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Name Region 1 Administrative Group

Telephone

Fax 518-474-1882

Email Address dot.sm.r01.administration@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 50 Wolf Road

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on Applying***PLEASE INCLUDE R01-22-127 IN THE SUBJECT LINE***

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