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Construction or Design Group, 4 Burnett Blvd.
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 or their employment in the position (may have hold item) will end.
The minimum requirements for taking the Promotion examination are:
You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of PERMANENT competitive, or non-competitive (including 55-b/55-c) service as an: Assistant Drill Rig Operator, Assistant Land Surveyor 1, Assistant Land Surveyor 2, Drafting Technician, Drill Rig Operator, Engineering Technician, Environmental Engineering Technician 1, Environmental Engineering Technician 2, Senior Drafting Technician (all parenthetics), or Senior Engineering Technician (Soils). After one year of the service described in the Minimum Qualifications, successful candidates will be qualified for appointment from the eligible list.
The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:
Either 1. TWO 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, engineering or engineering technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, environmental technology, landscape architecture/design, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, or electronics;
Or 3. a certificate in CAD/CAM, construction technology, drafting, engineering, engineering graphics, or electronics** issued by a regionally accredited college or university and ONE year of experience as listed above in # 1;
Either: 36 semester credit hours of college course work in mathematics, physical science, engineering or engineering technology, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, environmental technology, landscape architecture/design, drafting, forestry, surveying, aeronautics, electronics or electronics technology may be substituted for experience at the rate of 18 semester credit hours equaling ONE year of experience listed above in #1;
Or: graduation from a high school technical education program (recognized by the New York State Education Department as meeting acceptable program practices and standards) in CAD/CAM, construction technology, drafting, engineering, engineering graphics, or electronics may be substituted for ONE year of experience listed above in #1.
** Certificates from Trade or Technical Schools will be accepted only if they are institutions that are regionally accredited or recognized by the NYS Department of Education as following acceptable educational practices.
Duties Description As a Senior Engineering Technician, you would assist engineers in performing the work or be assigned as the technician assistant to an engineer. You may perform inspection duties for construction projects, make and check engineering computations, prepare portions of written reports, or take part in field survey work. You may conduct field and/or laboratory tests of engineering materials such as concrete or earth samples. You may also be expected to use various computer applications in the performance of your duties. At the time of appointment and continuously thereafter, possession of valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State is required or otherwise must demonstrate the ability to meet the travel requirements of the position.
Additional Comments Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, unofficial college transcript and a current resume no later than January 23, 2019.
Provisional candidates, please clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position on your application.
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Administration, 4 Burnett Blvd.