Assistant Civil Engineer

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - Queens, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

Design & Construction seeks ambitious and motivated engineers to help improve NYC Streets and helping to achieve the Mayoral Vision Zero initiative within Transportation Planning & Management?s Design & Construction. These positions would fill various needs within the Geometric Design Unit. Duties will involve undertaking roadway marking design development, from field investigations and measurements through various AutoCAD iterations of street designs for Vision Zero street improvement projects, to the creation of the official marking and concrete drawings. All positions involve some work in the field and oversight of marking layouts to ensure they conform to the approved plan. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The candidates will be asked to work collaboratively and inclusively, seeking to cultivate continued professional development and effectively communicate with all stakeholders. Design & Construction has professional engineering oversight for changes to curb line geometry and street plans for the five Boroughs. We create and maintain the official marking plans and oversee the application of all pavement markings including specialized treatments for plazas, bus and bike lanes. The office draws on the expertise and talents of civil engineers, urban designers, sign designers, planners, IT experts, analysts and others to help the agency achieve Vision Zero and other city goals.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in civil engineering and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a Master's degree from an accredited college in civil engineering.

Preferred Skills

New York State driver?s license. AutoCAD and a familiarity with AASHTO, MUTCD, NYC Street Design Manual and NACTO publications. Knowledge of innovative street design techniques to produce plans that improve traffic, transit, walking and biking is desirable.

To Apply

All resumes are to be submitted electronically using one of the following methods: External candidates, go to and search for the Job ID #: 347225Current city employees, log on into Employee Self Service at https://hrb.nycaps.nycnet follow the Careers Link and search for Job ID #: 347225No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted.Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.Most public libraries have computers available for use.Note: New hires must reside in NYC for the first two years of employment. Appointments are subject to OMB approval.For more information about DOT, visit us at:


35 Hours/ To Be Determined

Work Location

28-11 Queens Plaza No., L.I.C.

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position