Junior Supt Construction

Grade 13

New York State has approximately 24 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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Career Ladder

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.

  1. Junior Supt Construction

    Grade 13

  2. Assnt Supt Of Construction

    Grade 15

  3. Senr Supt Construction

    Grade 19

  4. Assoc Supt Construction

    Grade 23

Summary of Job Description

As a Junior Superintendent of Construction, you would:

Assists in the construction supervision and inspection of small State building construction projects and/or small sized portions of large State building construction projects to assure adherence to specifications, contracts, and good work standards.

Assists in the acceptance, verification, bid solicitation, and inspection of emergency building construction projects and/or inspections of construction projects on an emergency basis.  

Assists in the review, approval, processing, and maintenance of construction records, progress schedules, and issuance of submittal schedules, orders on contract, and contract payments.

Assists in setting up field office files.

Reviews and maintains field and electronic construction project records, and reports on the adherence to agency inspection construction schedules.

Assists in preparing interim and final inspection reports.

Assists in researching and responding to inquiries from contractors concerning construction and contract interpretations.

Reviews and maintains time and material records, assists in procurement of construction office and safety supplies, and processes construction contract correspondence.

May perform additional inspection duties as assigned by a supervisor.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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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.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree in Engineering, Architectural Technology or Construction Technology; or two years of experience assisting in the management of the building construction phase for medium to large construction projects from the inception to completion in the areas of cost estimating, document coordination review, adherence to building codes, construction planning/scheduling contract document reading and interpretation, and construction inspection.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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. For additional information or clarification, 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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