Engineer In Charge

Grade 22

New York State has approximately 91 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Transportation, Dept of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

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Summary of Job Description

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.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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