Assnt Supt Of Construction

Grade 15

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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 an Assistant Superintendent of Construction, you would perform and/or oversee construction supervision and inspection of medium sized or a medium sized portion of large building construction projects to ensure adherence to specifications, contracts and good work standards. You may be reassigned on a temporary or permanent basis to any project in the state regardless of location. At the Department of Environmental Conservation, you would perform similar duties for buildings and other structures which include, but are not limited to, dams, bridges, and boat launches. You may be reassigned on a temporary or permanent basis to any project in the state regardless of location.

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.

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.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of General Services and have had three months of permanent non-competitive service as a Junior Superintendent of Construction.

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, candidates must have either:  

1. an associate’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, or construction technology AND three years of qualifying experience as described below;**


2. five years of qualifying experience as described below.**

**Experience assisting in the management of multi-trade construction projects from inception to completion to include cost estimating, construction planning and scheduling; contract document reading and interpretation, including agreement and conditions, plans and specifications; and construction inspection to ensure compliance with building codes for construction projects.

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.

26-459 38-051

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

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 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.

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