Engineer In Charge - Grade 22

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This title exists in Transportation, Dept of and has approximately 91 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Engineer In Charge
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Engineer In Charge 22 $79,928 $101,197

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Job Duties

Engineer in Charge, under the direct supervision of the Regional Construction Engineer, manages construction activities to ensure the quality of construction projects per contract provisions, plans and specifications, at minimal possible cost in adherence to pre-determined schedules by comparing work to engineering standards and contract specs; ensures adherence to federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations by using knowledge of and remaining current on the numerous laws, rules and regulations which relate to the protection of the environment (i.e., noise, dust, erosion control and management of waste and/or hazardous material), Equal Opportunity Employment and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs; ensures general compliance with established safety procedures by reviewing the Project Health and Safety Plan, and making sure an adequate plan is in place prior to the start of work; performs dispute/resolution activities; coordinates activities of contractors, sub-contractors, utilities, local governments and other affected parties to assure contract progress and scheduled completion; authorizes and prepares contract payments on biweekly or monthly basis and, upon completion of work, authorizes and prepares final payment to contractor; authorizes payment to consultants based upon work performed; supervises State and consultant staff and conducts physical inspections and tests of construction methods and materials identifying deficiencies and determining corrective actions.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

Candidates be an employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and must have one year of permanent competitive service as a Civil Engineer 1.

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Mobility Options

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