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New York State Civil Service Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) NYHELPS in Long Island City, New York


Agency Transportation, Department of

Title Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) NYHELPS

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade 24

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

Salary Range From $88639 to $111897 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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? Yes

County Queens

Street Address NYS DOT - Design

47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). *To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position. The qualifications are:Open Competitive: Either 1. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND a qualifying bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;Or 2. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below.Qualifying degrees: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, 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.Qualifying experience: One year of full-time engineering experience in the design and construction of parks, roads, bridges, recreational facilities, water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.Candidates may also be qualified for permanent competitive appointment if reachable from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list or eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) is a continuous recruitment examination for promotional candidates only. All interested promotional candidates must complete their online application here: New York State Career Opportunities in Engineering ( There is no fee for this examination. The minimum qualifications are:Notes1. New York State Education Department (NYSED) Guidelines for Professional Engineering Practice, Guideline 1: As a licensed professional engineer, you are required to practice within your authorized scope of practice, as defined in the Education Law, Commissioner's Regulations and Rules of the Board of Regents. It is your responsibility to be knowledgeable of any restrictions that are based on law or regulation, as well as those that relate specifically to your area of professional competence.2. Continued employment as a Professional Engineer 1 is dependent upon continued possession of a New York State Professional Engineer's license with current registration. Failure to maintain your New York State License and registration may result in removal from the Professional Engineer 1 title. Information regarding New York State professional engineering licensing may be obtained by writing to: NYS Office of the Professions, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234-1000; Voice: (518) 474-3817 ext. (570); Email: or Fax (518) 474-1449.

Duties Description The Professional Engineer 1 will work in the Capital Delivery section or in the Design Services section of the regional Design unit. If assigned to the Capital Delivery section, the incumbent of this position will be the Consultant Job Manager and/or the Design Squad Leader for an in-house design squad for highway and bridge rehabilitation and reconstruction projects. Duties may include, but are not limited to: · Managing in-house Design teams, and/or managing Consultant teams in the development of project scope, preliminary engineering, and final design.· Producing biddable contract plans, specifications, and estimates. · Delivering projects on-time and on-budget.· Preparing and maintaining project schedules using P6 (primavera). · Developing/reviewing design reports. · Obtaining permits. · Supervising several engineers and technicians. · Coordinating with Regional and Main Office functional groups, coordinating with the public and with other agenciesIf assigned to the Design Services section, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for roles which may include Regional Estimating Engineer, Regional Value Engineering Coordinator, and supervising and/or assisting the following roles: Regional Special Specification Coordinator, ProjectWise Data Manager, Plan Review, and/or Utility Engineering. The role requires close familiarity with project development, as well as strong supervisory and communication skills. Duties may include: · Reviewing contract plans, specifications, and estimates, and providing comment and guidance to designers to ensure project quality. · Keeping up to date on State standards to maintain quality relating to the roles listed above. · Learning and using necessary software to support the roles listed above (such as Estimator and AASHTOWare Project Preconstruction for Estimating and SpecTracker for Special Spec Coordination). · Keep track of project Bid Results and Price Trends relating to project estimates. · Supervising several Engineers and Technicians performing different roles.

Additional Comments Additional Information* For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In June 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.Your required educational credentials must have been awarded by an educational institution accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the United States (U.S.) Department of Education/Secretary of Education. If awarded by an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of companies that provide these services (fees must be paid to the company you choose) can be found at: to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, ormandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or anyprior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employmentwith compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact theOffice of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request,reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an originaldocument to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.

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Email Address


Street 47-40 21st Street

City Long Island City

State NY

Zip Code 11101

Notes on Applying Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with Notice Number R11-24-50 in the subject line and referenced in the cover letter no later than, May 29th, 2024, to: Personnel OfficeNYS Dept. of Transportation – Region 1147-40 21st Street – Room 840Long Island City, NY 11101Via email: INCLUDE R11-24-50 IN THE SUBJECT LINE