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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/13/18

Applications Due06/28/18

Vacancy ID54195

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $83752 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address NYS Department of Transportation, Office of Traffic Safety and Mobility

207 Genesee Street

City Utica

StateNY

Zip Code13501

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.

The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examinations are:

Engineer Trainee, SG-18:

A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; Civil Engineering Technology; Construction Engineering; Construction Engineering Technology; Construction Management Engineering Technology; Geotechnical Engineering; Hydraulics Engineering; Materials Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transportation Engineering or Transportation Planning and Engineering

OR
Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you are applying with proof of successful completion of the FE examination, preference will be given to applicants with one year of engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, bridges, airports, waterways, or traffic management and safety systems.

NOTE: Individuals appointed as an Engineer Trainee are required to complete a minimum of one year of successful performance as an Engineer Trainee and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. If you obtain your FE by the end of the first year you will advance to the title of Assistant Engineer Civil/Transportation, G-20. If you do not obtain your FE by the end of the second year of the traineeship, you will be terminated from your position.
Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation), G-20:

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination

Preferred Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering; Civil Engineering Technology; Construction Engineering; Construction Engineering Technology; Construction Management Engineering Technology; Geotechnical Engineering; Hydraulics Engineering; Materials Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transportation Engineering or Transportation Planning and Engineering

AND/OR
One year of engineering experience with transportation projects related to highways/roadways, bridges, airports, waterways, or traffic management and safety systems.

Duties Description Duties include, but not limited to:

An Engineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer in the Traffic, Safety & Mobility Group will serve under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional engineer, the incumbent would perform a variety of duties. Engineer Trainee’s typical duties may include, but are not limited to: transportation geometric design including intersection and work zone design & design of traffic control devices and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Engineering work to include site investigations, preparation of engineering drawings & construction estimates, traffic engineering & safety studies, highway capacity analyses and traffic management. Assistant Engineer’s will perform the aforementioned duties, as well as prepare Traffic Engineering Reports & other project documents, supervise and review the work of engineering and/or traffic systems technicians, perform complex operational analyses for system optimization, coordinate ITS and assist with Surface Transportation Control and work zone quality assurance activities.

Responsibilities may include serving in a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than
June 28, 2018 to:
Nadine Lawrence
NYS Department of Transportation
Administration – Room 1301
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501




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.

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

Name Nadine Lawrence

Telephone (315)793-2396

Fax (315)793-2390

Email Address nadine.lawrence@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation

207 Genesee Street

City Utica

State NY

Zip Code 13501

 

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