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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/22

Applications Due12/20/22

Vacancy ID118067

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitlePrincipal Engineering Technician

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 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Technical Services, Highway Data Services Bureau

50 Wolf Road

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service elgible list for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

If a viable 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 with 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 electronic 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 As a Principal Engineering Technician (PET), the candidate will work under a higher-level supervisor.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Collecting, maintaining, and analyzing traffic data in support of the Department's Continuous Traffic Count Program.
Reviewing and coordinating construction activities in support of the traffic monitoring continuous count system. Including meeting with EIC, Design, Residency, and contractor personnel.

Performing field inspections and repairs for continuous and permanent short count sites.

Working with equipment and supply vendors to purchase and ensure proper operation of traffic and bicycle/pedestrian monitoring equipment.

Checking reports of subordinates for completeness and accurance.

Reviewing data and samples compiled by Traffic Count Contractors and subordinates.

Reviewing maps, drawings, and data reports.
Preparing correspondence to designers, planners, and contractors.

Frequent multiple day travel across the state in support of the Continuous Count and Bicycle/Pedestrian Count Programs.
Supervising staff assigned to the office who are performing activities related to the Continuous Count and Bicycle/Pedestrian Programs.

Performing other duties, as required.

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.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dana M. Thielke

Telephone

Fax

Email Address Dana.Thielke@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation, Office of Technical Services

50 Wolf Road, POD 5-1

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-22-222 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 20th, 2022

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