Professional Engineer 2 Civil/Transportation - Grade 27

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 197 positions statewide.

*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 Assnt Engineer Civil/Transportation
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Engineer Civil/Transportation 20 $72,032 $91,381
Professional Engineer 1 Civil/Transportation 24 $88,639 $111,897
Professional Engineer 2 Civil/Transportation 27 $103,784 $127,830
Professional Engineer 3 Civil/Transportation 29 $114,976 $140,815
Professional Engineer 4 Civil/Transportation 64 $123,793 $156,224
Professional Engineer 5 Civil/Transportation 65 $137,457 $173,664
Professional Engineer 6 Civil/Transportation 66 $152,191 $191,427

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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/Transportation) you will perform professional engineering duties related to oversight of projects concerned with construction of new or rehabilitated roads, bridges, railroads, airport structures, and waterways; and develop, schedule and direct planning programs for construction and improvement of transportation systems and related infrastructure. 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.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

One examination for this position is called Promotion Opportunities in Transportation Management. 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 service in a position allocated to G-23 or higher.

The other examination is called Professional Engineer 2 (Civil/Transportation.) 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 a Professional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) and have 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.

31-000010 38-772010

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

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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