New York State has approximately 24 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Transportation, Dept of. 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.
Prin Drafting Technician Structural
As a Principal Drafting Technician (Structural), you would prepare drawings for a variety of structural engineering projects. You would check shop drawings and computations; assist in preparing data for estimates; assist in preparing and reviewing specifications; and you might perform field work to develop information and data.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
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 have be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or non competitive service or 55-b/55-c service as an Engineering Geologist, Engineering Materials Analyst, Environmental Engineering Technician 2, Senior Drafting Technician (all parenthetics), Senior Engineering Technician, or Senior Engineering Technician (Soils).
For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of th examination, the candidate must have either:
1. a bachelor's degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, architecture, or architectural technology;
2. an associate's degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, architecture, or architectural technology AND two years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting and/or modeling experience in structural engineering projects including but not limited to concrete, steel, or timber structural systems, flexible retaining walls, foundations, or seismic design;
3. a certificate in computer-aided drafting* issued by a regionally accredited college or university AND three years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting and/or modeling experience in structural engineering projects including but not limited to concrete, steel, or timber structural systems, flexible retaining walls, foundations, or seismic design;
4. four years of drafting experience including at least one year of specialized drafting and/or modeling experience in structural engineering projects including but not limited to concrete, steel, or timber structural systems, flexible retaining walls, foundations, or seismic design.
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.26-772 38-573
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.