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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/21/23

Applications Due10/06/23

Vacancy ID139865


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation) - Region 8

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Dutchess

Street Address Design Group

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie


Zip Code12603

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) Fundamental Engineer 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 complete 12 months of the traineeship. It is your responsibility to notify the appointing authority’s personnel office 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, the incumbent will perform a variety of duties, including, but not limited to, the following:
- Prepare and/or check designs for bridges and other structural components.
- Prepare and/or check layouts for entire bridge structures.
- Assist in field inspection of project sites or existing bridges and structures. Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of Highway or Bridge Design Documentation.
- Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of Highway Design Plans.
The incumbent may be assigned to various program areas throughout their employment based on operational need. Occasionally, the incumbent 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 initiative

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: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.

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Name Administrative Services

Telephone 845-431-5715

Fax 845-431-7927

Email Address


Street Administrative Services

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R08-B-23-71 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than October 6, 2023 to:
Administrative Services, New York State Department of Transportation, Region 8,
4 Burnett Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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