Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/06/17
Applications Due: 12/21/17
Vacancy ID: 45903

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Suffolk

Street Address 250 Veterans Memorial Hwy

City Hauppauge

StateNY

Zip Code11788

Job Specifics

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 - Prepare Plans, Specifications & Estimate (PS&E) for highway related projects in accordance with NYSDOT procedures
- Assist and coordinate in the production of all related studies, reports, and drawings for highway projects
- Plans include typical sections, profiles, work zone traffic control plans, general plans, utility and drainage plans, traffic control plans, pavement marking plans, erosion and sediment control plans, guide sign layouts, etc.
- Perform engineering calculations for highway design projects including alignments, inlet capacity, drainage, sign posts, cuts & fill volumes, etc.
- Prepare preliminary cost estimates, construction quantities, price analysis, and final cost estimates
- Collect field data and perform field inspection
- Handle inquiries and requests regarding projects or safety issues and concerns from other internal departments and state agencies, and also the public
- Liaison activities with third party entities occupying the state right of way and impacted by highway projects
- 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 Work hours will be discussed at interview.

Design Group

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

Contact Information

Name Stephanie De Guzman

Telephone (631) 952-6171

Fax (631) 952-6169

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

Address

Street 250 Veterans Memorial Hwy

City Hauppauge

State NY

Zip Code 11788

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a letter of interest and a resume 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.