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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/13/18

Applications Due06/28/18

Vacancy ID54191

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer Cvl/Transp)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $78014 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 250 Veterans Memorial Highway

City Hauppauge

StateNY

Zip Code11788

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

ALL CANDIDATES MUST SIGN UP FOR THE UPCOMING CIVIL SERVICE TEST- ENGINEER TRAINEE (Civil/Transportation) #240-420 OR ASSISTANT ENGINEER (Civil Transportation) #20-432 Open Competitive Exams: Must also provide proof of signing up for the test

The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examinations are:

Engineer Trainee, SG-18:

A bachelor’ degree or higher in: 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.
OR
Proof of passing the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND 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.

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.


Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation), G-20:

Either 1. proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND a qualifying bachelor’s degree or higher in: 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.

Or 2. proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, railroads, bridges, airports, waterways, building structures, or traffic management and safety systems.



Duties Description An Engineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer – Civil Transportation (AE) in the Construction group can be assigned to work in the regional construction office, in field assignments on construction projects, and in the regional technical services group. <p>
When assigned to work in the regional construction office typical duties may include, but are not limited to:<p>
- Reviewing contractor submissions and shop drawings;
- Reviewing and processing consultant estimates;
- Reviewing and processing subcontractor approvals
-Performing or assisting MURK reviews;
- Reviewing contract change orders.

When assigned to work in a field assignment on a construction project typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

- Functioning as an Engineer-In-Charge, inspector, or office engineer;
-Ensure work performed by contractors meets contract specifications, engineering standards, and are performed safely;
-Review consultant and contractor estimates, plans, and submissions;
- Complete daily work reports, prepare change orders, final documents and record plans.

When assigned to work in the regional technical services typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

-Functioning as the Laboratory Supervisor, Laboratory IAST Coordinator, or Plant Quality Assurance Technician.
-Testing or inspecting various materials incorporated into our construction projects.

Overnight stay, night work, weekend work, or extended shifts may be required for all field assignments.

In addition, based on operational need, AE’s may be assigned to various program areas throughout their employment duration to support capital program delivery or other critical department initiatives. Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations. Successful candidates will be expected to attend and successfully complete any required training.

At the time of appointment, and continuously thereafter, candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to meet the travel requirements of the position by maintaining a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and/or having access to reliable transportation.

Additional Comments Job duties and hours will be discussed at the interview

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

Name Cynthia De Leon

Telephone 631 952-6171

Fax 631 952-6169

Email Address dot.sm.r10.administrative.services@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 250 Veterans Memorial Highway 6th floor

City Hauppauge

State NY

Zip Code 11718

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a letter of interest, Current resume, proof of signing up for the Civil Service test and a copy of your degree by June 28, 2018 to:
Email: dot.sm.r10.administrative.services.dot.ny.gov
Fax: (631) 952-6169

NOTE: If you submit your letter of interest, resume and references via e-mail, please note the Vacancy ID # and title in the subject line.

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 info@goer.ny.gov.

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