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Engineer-in-Charge (Job ID # JO 374789)
NYC Department of Design and Constructions

Company Description

The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) serves as the City's primary capital construction project manager. We build many of the civic facilities New Yorkers use every day. We provide communities with new or renovated structures such as firehouses, libraries, police precincts, courthouses, senior centers and more. To successfully manage our portfolio, we collaborate with other City agencies, as well as with emerging and world-renowned architects and consultants. Our work doesn’t stop at buildings - we also design and improve vital infrastructure. Our staff delivers roadway, sewer, and water main construction projects in all five boroughs. We provide sidewalks, street reconstruction, water mains, sewers, and pedestrian ramps - quality infrastructure that is essential for a healthy, resilient city. As our city grows, so does DDC. The Department of Design and Construction is a great place to work - cultivating intellectual inspiration, professional development, and creativity.


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Job Location:
New York, NY, United States
Primary Category:
Secondary Category:
Construction Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$78210.00 - $108657.00  year


The NYC Department of Design and Construction’s Infrastructure Division seeks three Engineers-in-Charge. Under the supervision of a Deputy Director, the selected candidates will serve as Engineer-in-Charge for the Coastal Resiliency Program. Responsibilities will include: supervision of a design section consisting of engineers and technicians; carrying out in-house and consultant design projects; designing sewers, water mains, and roadways; visiting field sites; coordinating various stages of project development with outside agencies, and with private utility companies; reviewing and producing final contract plans, estimates, and specifications; generating and updating comprehensive project reports; preparing and reviewing CPM schedules; reviewing consultant design drawings, studies, and reports; managing consultant design contracts; ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget; training engineers in the area of consultant contract management; ensuring payments and performance evaluations are done properly and timely; reviewing consultants’ staffing and schedules; and ensuring proper staffing levels are assigned to projects. The Engineers-in-Charge will ensure schedules are reasonable, and corrective measures are implemented to avoid delays. The selected candidates will assist the Director/Deputy Director in preparing consultant task orders and specific contract requirements, and conduct and review fee proposal negotiations when required, and ensure that negotiation sections are well prepared.

This is a grant-funded position. Your term of employment is dependent upon the availability of grant funding but is expected to be at least three years.


Only candidates who are permanent in the Civil Engineer title or those who are reachable on the current Open-Competitive Civil Engineer List (Exam #7037) or Promotional List (Exam #7537) may apply. Please include a copy of your Notice of Result card or indicate if you are already permanent in the title. Failure to do so will result in your disqualification.  Four years’ full time experience in civil engineering work, and a valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License required.

Great Benefits Package:

Multiple Health Insurance Plan Options, Vacation & Holiday Pay, NYC Pension Plan, 457, 401(k), and Roth IRA Savings Plans, Union Membership, and full curriculum for occupation specific training.

To apply, please go to NYC Careers – www.nyc.gov/jobs,

either login or create an account to search for Job ID # JO 374789

The City of New York/NYC Department of Design & Construction 

is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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