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Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Posted on: 09/16/2023
  1. Full-time



  1. Exam may be required



$62,370.00 – $71,726.00

Job Description

All interested candidates are welcome to apply and will be considered for an interview based on the Minimum Qualification Requirements. Please indicate on your Cover Letter if you are permanent in the civil service title of Assistant Civil Engineer or if you are on the Open-Competitive List (Exam #9026 or #1101). There may be current civil service list restrictions impacting the agency’s ability to hire.

The Department of Design and Construction, Division of Infrastructure, seeks Design Engineer. Under the supervision of an Engineer – in - Charge, the selected candidate will prepare contract documents, specifications, and final estimates; engage in engineering investigations; and prepare contract plans and working drawings. The candidate will also participate in field surveys of existing conditions; prepare reports; engage in engineering reviews and studies; and prepare designs with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in civil engineering and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a Master's degree from an accredited college in civil engineering.

Preferred Skills

Candidates should possess excellent verbal and written skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and infrastructure design experience (i.e., sewer, water mains, roadway works). Knowledge of the NYC street infrastructure system, and current engineering methods and standards. Also, knowledge of NYCDOT, NYSDOT, and NYCDEP specifications and standards, MUTCD, AASHTO, and Primavera P6 scheduling is a plus.
55a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Design Engineer

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30-30 Thomson Ave L I City Qns

  1. Engineering, Architecture, & Planning