Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/29/17
Applications Due: 01/12/18
Vacancy ID: 46359

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $75674 to $95534 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address New York State Department of Transportation, Design, Albany, NY

50 Wolf Road, 1S50

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications This position requires a New York State Professional Engineer License and current registration. In order 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 Promotional examination are:
A valid NYS Professional Engineer’s License with current registration and one year of permanent competitive service as an Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation).

The minimum requirements for taking the Open Competitive examination are:
A valid NYS Professional Engineer’s License with current registration.

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

*Under the New York State Education Department guidelines, all professional engineers must practice in their area(s) of competency or they may be subject to disciplinary action.

Duties Description The incumbent for this position will apply their knowledge of the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences in the specialty areas of Civil/Transportation. They will provide the full range of professional engineering services including consultation, evaluation, planning, design, engineering surveys, or project oversight in order to ensure work conforms to accepted engineering standards. They may supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate engineers and technicians in projects such as the extension, alteration and maintenance of roads and large structures including major roads, environmental remediation systems, and bridges.
Under the general direction of higher level staff, the incumbent for this position may independently apply engineering knowledge and offer a variety of consultative or evaluative services in various stages of an engineering project, from the design phase of planned projects through completion. They typically indicate by their seal on project plans that work conforms to accepted engineering standards and/or review and comment on an engineering submittal whereby the comment or approval letter must be under the signature of a licensed professional engineer. They may supervise subordinate technical, engineering, administrative or support staff as required. Duties and tasks may include but are not limited to the following:
• Performs professional engineering duties related to projects concerned with new or rehabilitated roads, bridges, railroads, airport structures, materials, waterways and roads.
• Selects, from a wide variety of alternatives, the most efficient and effective plan of work.
• Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Specific duties will be discussed at the time of the interview.

Additional Comments 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

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

Contact Information

Name Sue Harbers



Email Address


Street New York State Department of Transportation Attn: Sue Harbers

50 Wolf Road, 1S50, Region One Administration

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than January 12, 2018.