Professional Engineer 2 Civil/Structural - Grade 27

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Positions

This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 30 positions statewide.


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Salary Information for Assnt Engineer Civil/Structural
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Engineer Civil/Structural 20 $72,032 $91,381
Professional Engineer 1 Civil/Structural 24 $88,639 $111,897
Professional Engineer 2 Civil/Structural 27 $103,784 $127,830
Professional Engineer 4 Civil/Structural 64 $123,793 $156,224

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Job Duties

The Engineer titles have been consolidated as of 1/26/2017.  Please visit Frequently Asked Questions for further information regarding the consolidation and Engineer Title Changes for a list of titles being impacted.

As a Professional Engineer 2 (Civil/Structural), you would perform professional engineering duties related to oversight of structures subject to high loads or high winds; analyze the appropriateness of plans focusing on types of loads; recommend design of structural systems; design and review difficult plans complicated by need to coordinate architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing designs; may evaluate and advise on the revision of the Building Construction Code and manuals of construction design; analyze and design structural elements including steel framing, concrete framing, and concrete foundations; and design, review, fabricate, construct, evaluate and/or inspect bridges and transportation structures according to the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) bridge specifications and standards. You would also, under the general direction of higher level staff, supervise subordinate licensed professional engineering and technical staff; plan, direct, and review major projects, indicating by their seal that work conforms to accepted engineering standards; and serve as head of an engineering section.  Positions may be assigned to serve as the principal assistant to a higher level professional engineer responsible for an engineering program in a region or responsible for a statewide engineering program.  For any assignment, incumbents supervise at least two teams headed by Professional Engineers 1 (Various Parenthetics) engaged in a wide variety of engineering activities, performing the full range of supervisory duties including approving leave and tracking time and attendance; identifying staff development needs; evaluating staff performance; and completing performance evaluations.

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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 New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as either:

A. Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Structural);***

OR

B. Professional Engineer 1 (Civil),*** Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Construction),*** Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Geotechnical),*** or Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation).***

***In addition, you must possess a New York State Professional Engineer’s license with current registration.

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.

38-091

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

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 email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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