New York State has approximately 30 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. 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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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
Professional Engineer 2 Civil/Structural
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.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
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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);***
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
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 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.