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Engineering Director

American Society of Civil Engineers
New York, NY

NYC Department of Transportation
Civil Service Title: CIVIL ENGINEER
Level: 02
Title Code No: 20215
Salary: $86,238.00-$104,182.00
Frequency: ANNUAL
Title Classification: Competitive
Work Location: 55 Water Street, New York, NY
Division/Work Unit: SIM-Ped. Ramp Program Mgmt. Unit
Number of Positions: 2
Job ID: 329895
Hours/Shift: TBD

The Division of Sidewalk & Inspection Management (SIM) is responsible for maintaining the city's 12,760 miles of sidewalks and approximately 162,000 pedestrian ramps. SIM is tasked with sustaining a comprehensive pedestrian ramp and sidewalk program that ensures accessibility of pedestrian ramps, streets and sidewalks. SIM has an exciting opportunity for seasoned engineers to lead an exceptional team of skilled engineers and project managers to deliver an ambitious ped ramp accessibility program. Within the SIMs Division, the Pedestrian Ramp Program Engineering team is responsible for the management of consultant engineering services for Engineering Services Agreements (ESA) utilized by the unit, working with stakeholders and project sponsors (DOT), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), other city agencies, and the Department of Design and Construction (who manages the design and construction management on NYCDOTs behalf) to reduce and mitigate project associated risks that would present a roadblock in the expedited completion of pedestrian ramps reconstruction projects (including the adequate coordination of any scope and cost changes with the Budget Unit, DEP, and DDC), ensuring the adequate tracking of project progress from design through construction completion, providing feedback and general engineering technical input during the planning process of any pedestrian accessibility related work, and providing any materials or feedback necessary for Commissioner’s presentations, meetings with elected officials, city council hearings, Commissioner’s correspondence, press events or inquiries, and Commissioner’s reporting. Reporting to the Engineering Executive Director of the Pedestrian Ramp Project Management Unit, the Directors will lead a team of engineers and project managers who, in collaboration with the NYC Department of Design and Construction (who manages the design and construction management on NYCDOT’s behalf) will manage and coordinate the capital design and construction of the ped ramp program. The selected candidates will have wide latitude for independent judgement, initiative and action in identifying, planning, coordinating and overseeing the development and progress of the Ped Ramp work throughout all boroughs of New York City. The Program Management Directors will need to actively collaborate with other divisions with NYC DOT and other City agencies, and with outside consultants. The Program Managers will need the technical expertise to ensure that the projects are advanced to achieve the agencys goals of safety, access and mobility, livability, cost-effectiveness, sustainability and resiliency, with emphasis in accessibility.

Minimum Qualification Requirements
(1) Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; and
(2) A valid New York State Professional Engineers License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment.

A masters degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the civil engineering experience required in 1" above.

Special Note:
In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.

Preferred Skills
The candidate must possess exceptional managerial skills and have experience in a fast paced, large, complex organization; extensive experience in street reconstruction, including project scoping and estimating; demonstrate prior project management experience; have excellent writing and analytical skills; the ability to manage multiple priorities and the ability to develop collaborative working relationships. Knowledge of NEPA and other federal grant requirements are preferred but not required.

Residency Requirement
New York City Residency is not required for this position

To Apply
RESUMES MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY USING ONE OF THE OPTIONS BELOW: For current city employees, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Recruiting Activities, Careers and search for Job ID# 329895 For all other applicants go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID# 329895 If you do not have access to a computer, most public libraries have computers available for use. Appointment will be subject to OMB approval. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. NO TELEPHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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