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:
One year 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). Only the titles listed are qualifying.
The minimum qualifications 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 a 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, environmental technology, landscape architecture/design, 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, environmental technology, landscape architecture/design, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, electronics or electronics technology.
Duties Description Principal Engineering Technicians (PET) perform complex civil engineering technical support activities for engineering projects and programs. This includes but is not limited to:
• Field positions – serving as a construction inspector on various road, bridge, and appurtenance construction projects, reviewing the technical accuracy of plans and documentation in contracts and proposals, supervising and training subordinate technicians, inspecting portions of major projects, and serving as a project office engineer
• Technical Services positions – asphalt/concrete plant inspection, project site material testing, material approval after testing, pavement and bridge deck coring, geotechnical boring, geotechnical testing, technical document preparation, and IAST work.
• Regional Construction Office positions – processing contract acceptance, uncompleted work agreements, contract final agreements and archiving of record plans.
The PET would be supervised by an Assistant Engineer or Professional Engineer 1.
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 At the interview, you may be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
250 Veterans Memorial Highway
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and college transcript with the Notice Number R10-23-60 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than June 10, 2023 to:
NYS Department of Transportation – Region 10
250 Veterans Memorial Highway Hauppauge, NY 11788
Fax: (631) 952-6169
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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.