Soils Engineering Laboratory Supvr - Grade 24

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Salary Information for Soils Engineering Laboratory Supvr
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Soils Engineering Laboratory Supvr 24 $88,639 $111,897

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Job Duties

As a Soils Engineering Laboratory Supervisor, you would:

Oversee the geotechnical laboratory:

Plan, organize, schedule and direct the entire laboratory work program.

Supervise laboratory staff and ensures that all are trained and qualified for tests performed.

Create and update policies, procedures and specifications related to the Department's geotechnical design and construction program.

Ensure that all lab equipment meets the appropriate standards for tests performed.

Execute and oversee programs to train Bureau and Regional personnel in proper sampling, testing and reporting procedures.

Ensure that Department safety policies are followed by laboratory staff.

Identify laboratory needs and prepares budgets for laboratory equipment, supplies and personnel.

Represent the interests of the Bureau and the Department in discussions with industry organizations such as AASHTO, NETTCP, NTPEP and other State agencies.

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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.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Assistant Engineer (Civil/Transportation), Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation), Construction Specialist 1 (Transportation), Engineering Geologist 1, or Engineering Geologist 2 in which at least 50% of your duties directly involved geotechnical engineering program specialty activities.**

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