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ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER/DEPUTY CHIEF ENGINEER

By July 28, 2022

NYC Department of Transportation

City of New York DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Posting Notice

Civil Service Title: ADMINISTRATIVE CONSTRUCTION PR
Level: M4
Title Code No: 82991
Salary: $80,931.00/$87,277.00-$208,826.00

Frequency: ANNUAL
Title Classification: Competitive

Business Title:    ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER/DEPUTY CHIEF ENGINEER
Work Location:  55 Water St NY, NY
Division/Work Unit: Bridges Roadways
Number of Positions: 1
Job ID: 539194
Hours/Shift: 35 HOURS
As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

 

Job Description

Serves as Assistant Commissioner / Deputy Chief Engineer for the Capital Design & Construction Bureau in the Division of Bridges. Reports directly to the Deputy Commissioner / Chief Bridge Officer for overseeing the engineering operations and project management related to all Roadway bridges, the four East River bridges, all movable bridges and tunnels under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation. Oversees the development and implementation of the Capital Rehabilitation Program, including oversight of efforts to rehabilitate, reconstruct and administer component rehabilitation programs. Monitors and evaluates the performance of private consultants and contractors working under the City s responsibility. Provides direction for all construction related activities, programs and ongoing projects assigned to the Bureau. Integrates Bridges projects with Agency initiatives. Supervises directly and indirectly managerial, engineering and professional employees. Recruits and retains a diverse workforce. Performs other related managerial and engineering duties.
Minimum Qualification Requirements

At least six years of full-time satisfactory experience in construction management work on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000, at least eighteen months of which must have been in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction; and a combination of the following, sufficient to equal a total of ten years of education and experience:

a.  Full-time satisfactory experience in construction inspection on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of construction inspection experience up to a maximum of four years.

b.   Full-time satisfactory experience in building construction as a journeyperson in one or more of the skilled building construction trades. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of journeyperson experience up to a maximum of four years.

c.  Education in an accredited college leading to a bachelor’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or air pollution control, chemical, civil including structural and bridge design, electrical, mechanical, or sanitary engineering will be credited on the basis of 30 credits for one year of acceptable experience up to a maximum of four years.

A New York State license as a professional engineer or registered architect or a license as a professional engineer or registered architect from a state that has reciprocity with New York State may be substituted for the four years of education and experience described in “a”, “b” and “c” above. However, all candidates must have at least six

years of experience in construction management work described above, including at least eighteen months in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction.

 

License Requirements

Possession of a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. Employees must maintain the license during their employment.
Preferred Skills

Knowledge of current design and construction practices and procedures and of all aspects of engineering pertaining to the construction, reconstruction/rehabilitation of various types of bridges and related structures. Skill in communicating orally and in writing, and dealing effectively with City, State and Federal agencies, contractors, consulting engineers and architects, community organizations, and individuals representing these agencies. Ability to direct engineering, professional, technical and administrative staff in the review, analysis, coordination and control of highly technical and complex engineering projects. Familiarity with the City’s budget and procurement processes and with environmental review procedures. A New York State Professional Engineering license is preferred.
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.

 

As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply on line at nyc.gov/studentloans or nyc.gov/dcas.

 

This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position
To Apply

Resumes may be submitted electronically using the following method: For City employees only, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Careers, and Search for Job ID# 539194.

 

For other applicants, go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID# 539194

Appointments are subject to OMB approval. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.
Posting Date: 07/14/2022
Post Until: Filled
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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