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Design Senior Engineer

Company: New York City DOT
Location: New York
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Job Description:

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 providing design solutions to address complex pedestrian ramps and all associated accessibility components (this includes horizontal and vertical alignments, and grading and drainage), 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 Commissioners presentations, meetings with elected officials, city council hearings, Commissioners correspondence, press events or inquiries, and Commissioners reporting. Reporting to the Engineering Executive Director of the Pedestrian Ramp Project Management Unit, the Design Senior Engineer (DSE) will lead a team of engineers in evaluation of existing pedestrian ramp conditions, the development of design solutions to address complex pedestrian ramps and all associated accessibility components (this includes horizontal and vertical alignments, and grading and drainage), evaluation of accessibility infeasibilities, the preparation of contract plans, working drawings, and specifications, the identification of accessibility related best practices, and preparing accessibility related training materials, seminars and workshops. The selected candidate will have wide latitude for independent judgement, initiative and action in identifying, planning, coordinating and overseeing the design development of Ped Ramp work throughout all boroughs of New York City. The Design Team will engage in engineering investigations, engineering reviews, engineering studies, participate in field surveys of existing conditions and developing reports. The DSE will need to actively collaborate with other units with NYC DOT and other City agencies, and with outside consultants in the execution of the work.(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.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.***IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, CANDIDATES MUST BE SERVING PERMANENTLY IN THE TITLE OF CIVIL ENGINEER***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# 329899 For all other applicants go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID# 329899 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.55 Water St Ny NyNew York City Residency is not required for this position

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