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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/02/22

Applications Due12/19/22

Vacancy ID117786

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $86140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

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 Office of Design

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

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.

NOTE: Engineering Traineeship Program: As an Engineer Trainee, you will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer, 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 have 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. You may receive an increase in salary upon obtaining your FE. Information about this increase will be provided by the appointing authority.

Duties Description Under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional engineer, incumbents perform a variety of duties depending on assignment. Engineer Trainees/Assistant Engineers are found throughout DOT in a variety of programs.

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

*Prepare 3D plans for highway and bridge projects using CADD;
*Assist with the preparation of project reports (e.g., project scoping reports, design reports, drainage reports), development of engineer’s estimates, project scheduling and gathering and compilation of site data; and
*Develop notes and specifications for specialty work.

While positions are being filled for specific program areas, ET/AE’s may be assigned to various program areas throughout their employment based on operational need. Occasionally, incumbents may also be called upon to support department needs in other locations. This effort could range from participating remotely to occasional travel as necessary to support program operations, capital program delivery, emergency efforts or other critical department initiatives.

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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

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Name Miranda Schingledecker

Telephone

Fax

Email Address miranda.schingledecker@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Dept. of Transportation

50 Wolf Rd., POD 2-3

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number MO-22-215 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 19th, 2022

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