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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/16/21

Applications Due09/30/21

Vacancy ID91292

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $79577 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? No

County Queens

Street Address NYS Department of Transportation

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

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) Fundamentals of Engineering 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 completed twelve months of the traineeship. It is your responsibility to notify the appointing authority’s personnel office upon obtaining proof of passing the FE. You may receive an increase in salary upon obtaining your FE. Information about this increase will be provided by the appointing authority.

Duties Description The selected candidate for this position will be responsible for OPPM and Primavera P6 data quality assurance, technical documents preparation and review, development requests for special programs, pavement and bridge conditions modeling, participation in asset management teams activities.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• IPP (IPP/FDR) review, administration, and oversight for
regional projects
• Scope/Schedule Memorandum (SSM) review and oversight
for local projects
• Review submissions for consultant agreements requests,
including, scope of work and independent estimates.
• Review and Enter information, such as Scope of Work,
Accomplishment, GIS location, Legislative districts,
Forecast cost and dates, etc., into OPPM and Primavera P6
• Respond to Requests for Planning Statements from local
• Provide OPPM data quality assurance, using existing or self-
prepared exception reports
• Develop requests for special programs, such as PaveNY,
BridgeNY, ER, etc.
• Participate in Capital Program Update, TIP
Development/Update, Regional Transportation Plan
Development/ Update
• Manage Regional Pavement and Bridge Assets, using Agile
Assets software
• Develop various reports, as needed, using OBIEE or other
• Serve on Regional Incident Command System (ICS)

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 The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women minority group, members, disabled persons and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.

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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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.

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

Name Personnel


Fax 718-482-4592

Email Address


Street NYS Department of Transportation

47-40 21st Street Room 840

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than 09/30/2021

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