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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/03/21

Applications Due02/17/21

Vacancy ID84526

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $75643 to $106249 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 455 Cayuga Rd

Suite 800

City Cheektowaga


Zip Code14225

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be either a qualified employees of New York State with one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation), or be in a title that is eligible for 70.1 transfer. OR,

For General Public

Candidate must take the Civil Service exam for this title and obtain a reachable score on the resulting eligible list in order to be appointed permanently.

Qualifications to take continuous recruitment exam:
Either 1. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current NYS registration AND a qualifying bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;

Or 2. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying degrees: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning and Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

Qualifying experience: One year of full-time engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, railroads, bridges, airports, waterways, building structures, or traffic management and safety systems.

**Preferred qualifications**
Have at least 3 years bridge experience in design, construction, inspection, or other bridge related work. Proficient in micro station, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office

Duties Description The candidate will serve as the Team Leader and QC Engineer as well as supervise an Assistant Team Leader. Individual will be responsible for the inspection program for Bridges, Culverts, Retaining Walls, Toll Gantries, High Mast Lighting, and Sign Structures with assistance/coordination from consultant forces.

Additional Comments This position is a CSEA position and the salary is non-negotiable. **EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE
including: Paid vacation, personal leave, & sick leave with sick incentive pay, twelve paid holidays with
additional four paid floating holidays. Paid jury duty & military leave, competitive health, prescription,
dental & vision insurance. Excellent retirement plan, & optional Deferred Compensation plan & Flexible
Spending Account. If transfer via 70.1 eligible, candidate can discuss salary with our Salary Administrator
upon hire.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518)471-4321.

All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Traci Horwedel at

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

Name Traci Horwedel


Fax (518) 471-5076

Email Address


Street 200 Southern Blvd

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12209


Notes on ApplyingIf you are interested in the position, please send a copy of your resume and qualifying Bachelor's degree (if applicable) to Traci Horwedel using the above contact information. Please also include your NYS Professional Engineering license number.

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