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.
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:
On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as: an Engineering Technician, Environmental Engineering Technician 2, Senior Engineering Technician, or Senior Engineering Technician (Soils).
The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:
Either 1. an associate's degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, architecture, or architectural technology; Or 2. a certificate in computer-aided drafting* issued by a regionally accredited college or university AND one year of specialized drafting on civil engineering projects; Or 3. two years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting experience on civil engineering projects
*Certificates from a Trade or Technical school will be accepted only if it is from an institution that is regionally accredited or recognized by the NYS Department of Education. To check if your certificate came from an educational institution accepted by the NYS Department of Education, please visit their website at http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html . If your school is listed, select it to see if the drafting program is also listed. Please note: It is the drafting program that needs to be accepted, not just the school.
Duties Description In the Office of Structures, under the supervision of a Professional Engineer 1, the incumbents may:
• Prepare drawings of moderate to complex difficulty for a variety of civil engineering projects using
MicroStation CADD software. Prepare and check engineering computations of moderate
• Prepare and check quantity estimates.
• Perform field investigations to collect or confirm data.
• Develop and utilize complete physical engineering models for design, clash detection,
visualization, construction coordination, contract plan preparation, and estimating.
• Special assignments to address management needs.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number
R2-22-91 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 14, 2022
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