Senior Civil Engineer

Exam Type
Notice of Vacancy
95 Franklin Street
Posting Date
Closing Date
$73,879 Annually



Senior Civil Engineer –  position # 51016902 ** Temporary

Rath Building Mon-Fri Days

Starting Annual Salary: $73,879 (Job Grade 14 – CSEA)

The Erie County Department of Public Works Highways Division is seeking an individual for advanced professional engineering work in rendering opinions and decisions on technical aspects of a wide variety of subjects. The incumbent will make field surveys to investigate and evaluate various engineering projects. Work is performed under the general direction of a higher-level administrative employee. Supervision may be exercised over a number of engineering and/or technical personnel. Does related work as required.

  • Reviews and makes comments on specific engineering studies
  • Directs and investigates planning and layout of various engineering projects
  • Coordinates engineering studies with Federal, State and other agencies
  • Assists in developing policy on research and engineering for the department
  • Interprets Federal guidelines and requirements as related to utility projects to confirm procedures and information necessary to satisfy Federal agencies
  • Makes field surveys to collect data and make evaluations
  • Prepares costs estimates for construction projects
  • Directs the inspection of major construction projects
  • Assigns and directs survey teams
  • Supervises the preparation of right-of-way acquisition maps
  • Supervises the design of highway and bridge projects


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and five (5) years of civil engineering experience, at least one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or:
  2. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and nine (9) years of civil engineering experience, at least one (1) year of which must been in a supervisory capacity; or:
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

NOTE 1: A Master's degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of the required civil engineering experience, but may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.

NOTE 2: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of New York State Professional Engineer license within one (1) year of permanent appointment.

**Civil Service Competitive position, exam date to be determined**

Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage and NYS retirement.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by July 7, 2022 to:

Tina Bakowski, Principal Personnel Clerk

95 Franklin Street, Room 604, Buffalo, NY 14202

Or, by email to:

Only those whose resumes are being considered will be contacted.

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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