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:
Three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an: 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. a bachelor's degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology,
architecture, or architectural technology; Or 2. an associate's degree in engineering, engineering
technology, construction technology, architecture, or architectural technology AND two years of drafting
experience including at least one year of specialized drafting and/or modeling experience in structural
engineering projects including but not limited to concrete, steel, or timber structural systems, flexible
retaining walls, foundations, or seismic design; Or 3. a certificate in computer-aided drafting* issued by
a regionally accredited college or university AND three years of drafting experience including at least
one year of specialized drafting and/or modeling experience in structural engineering projects including
but not limited to concrete, steel, or timber structural systems, flexible retaining walls, foundations, or
seismic design; Or 4. four years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting
and/or modeling experience in structural engineering projects including but not limited to concrete, steel,
or timber structural systems, flexible retaining walls, foundations, or seismic design.
*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
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 structural engineering projects
using MicroStation CADD software.
• Prepare and check engineering computations of moderate to complex difficulty.
• 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.
• Prepare and maintain the Department standard details for bridges (BD Sheets) and the Office of
Structures Bridge Manual.
• Review contractor submittals for construction and fabrication of structural elements.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
R2-22-93 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 14, 2022
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