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New York State Civil Service Transportation Construction Inspectors 1,2,3 in Albany, New York

Agency Thruway Authority

Title Transportation Construction Inspectors 1,2,3

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit None listed

Salary Range From $23 to $25 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 200 Southern Blvd

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:Transportation Construction Inspector 1A. One construction season (minimum of 3 months) of work experience in highway, bridge or other civil engineering related construction inspection, as described in the Transportation Construction Inspector Tasks and Duties, or;B. Completion of at least one semester (minimum of 12 semester credit hours) of college course work as part of an associate degree program in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, engineering science, surveying technology, drafting/CAD, or heavy equipment operations or; C. Completion of at least one semester (minimum of 12 semester credit hours) of college course work as part of a bachelor degree program in engineering, engineering technology, environmental sciences or environmental technology, construction management, construction supervision, engineering management, construction engineering or construction engineering technology, transportation planning, mathematics, physical science, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, landscape architecture, surveying, physics, geology or forestry.Transportation Construction Inspector 2D. Two separate construction seasons (minimum 6 months total) of work experience in highway, bridge or other civil engineering related construction inspection, as described in the Transportation Construction Inspector Tasks and Duties, or;E. Completion of an associate degree program in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, engineering science, surveying technology, drafting/CAD, or heavy equipment operations or;F. Completion of at least 2 years (minimum of 54 semester credit hours) of college course work as part of a bachelor degree program in engineering, engineering technology, environmental sciences or environmental technology, construction management, construction supervision, engineering management, construction engineering or construction engineering technology, transportation planning, mathematics, physical science, architecture or architectural technology, construction technology, landscape architecture, surveying, physics, geology or forestry or;G. Completion of one construction season of work experience, as described in TCI I above, plus a minimum of 27 semester credit hours of college course work as part of an associate's or bachelor’s degree program as cited in E or F above (note: as long as they were once enrolled in a required program and completed 27 credit hours towards that program they can be approved)Transportation Construction Inspector 3H. All TCI 2's will progress to TCI 3 upon satisfactory completion of 6 months as a TCI 2 or completion of 3 months as a TCI 2 and completion of at least 27 additional credit hours of college course work as part of a Bachelor's Degree program as cited in F above.I. Three separate construction seasons (minimum 9 months total) of work experience in highway, bridge or other civil engineering related construction inspection, as described in the Transportation Construction Inspector Tasks and Duties.NOTE: Your degree and/or college credit must have been awarded by a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational practices. If your degree and/or college credit was awarded by an educational institution outside of the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verifications of equivalency.

Duties Description A seasonal Transportation Construction Inspector, under the supervision of a Thruway Engineer-in Charge, will be assigned to one or more construction projects each season to perform inspection or inspection-related tasks. Field Office Activities: Completes and verifies lengths, areas, and volume to support authorization of payments to the contractor and performs other technical and engineering-related office functions and paperwork as required. Earthwork Inspection: Inspects contractor’s operations in building earth or rock embankments which serve as foundations for pavement; conducts gradation test, compaction test, and moisture content test to ensure material is of correct size and properly densified; and checks thickness of the layer of material placed and type and suitability of compaction equipment. Concrete Inspection (on-site): Inspects contractor’s operations in placement of concrete for pavements and for bridge piers and abutments; conducts air content test, slump test and obtains cylinders for subsequent load test; inspects contractor’s method of handling and placing concrete to minimize segregation, the finishing of the concrete, and the method of curing; and inspects paving train to insure a smooth pavement on concrete paving operations. Structural Inspection: Inspects contractor’s erection of steel to ensure correct placement and inspects field welds and painting of steel. Drainage Inspection: Inspects contractor’s operations in the installation of culverts, sewers, ditches, etc., and ensures excavation of trenches is done in a safe manner to proper alignment and grade, that correct material is placed and properly shaped to “bed” the pipe, and that backfill over pipe is of correct material and properly compacted. Asphalt Pavement Inspection: Inspects contractor’s placement of asphalt pavement, ensures temperature for placement is correct, that lift thickness is in conformance with specifications, and asphalt is properly compacted.A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State is also required to perform the duties of the job.

Additional Comments Hours will be discussed at time of interview. The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color,?national origin, sexual orientation, military status, familial status, citizen or immigration status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The Thruway Authority is committed to a workplace free from discrimination based on the referenced characteristics and other federal and state protected characteristics. The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at accommodations@thruway.ny.gov or call (518) 471-4321.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Gina Brady

Telephone 518-471-4476

Fax

Email Address CanvassReply4@thruway.ny.gov

Address

Street 200 Southern Blvd

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201

Notes on Applying If interested in this vacancy, please submit a resume and any unofficial transcripts for proof of eligibility to the contact information in this announcement. Please include the Vacancy ID and title of the position you are applying for in your email.

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