Civil Service Title: ADMINISTRATIVE CONSTRUCTION PR
Title Code No: 82991
Title Classification: Competitive
Business Title: ASSOCIATE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
Work Location: 55 Water St NY, NY
Division/Work Unit: Bridge Repair/PM Headquarters
Number of Positions: 1
Job ID: 539196
Hours/Shift: 35 HOURS
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Serves as the Associate Deputy Commissioner of Bridge Maintenance, Inspection & Operations in the Division of Bridges. Will manage the Division in the absence of the Deputy Commissioner. Provides executive direction for the engineering and public safety assessments, bridge flags, repair, inspection and preventive maintenance by in- house forces of the city's network of elevated structures and tunnels on a routine and emergency basis. Directs the development of policies and procedures for the engineering and public safety assessment of flagged conditions, the determination of flag priority, and the allocation of repair work to contractors and in-house forces. Maintains bridge inventory database, in coordination with NYS and recommends scopes for future capital projects. Provides executive direction for the provision of an adequate and coordinated response to structural failures and other emergency conditions twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Ensures the swift and efficient deployment of manpower and material resources. Has authority to close lanes and bridges. Orders night and weekend work as needed. Oversees inspection and measurements to issue postings for load limits and vertical clearances. Ascertains whether bridge conditions meet the requirements of public safety. Oversees the review of all capital plans for reconstruction and rehabilitation to ensure the ability of maintenance forces to maintain the structure in a State of Good Repair for the duration of the anticipated life. Monitors conformance with all applicable safety standards and oversees the coordination of repair activities with federal, state and city agencies. Integrates Bridges projects with Agency initiatives. Will represent the agency with external stakeholders. Recruits and retains a diverse workforce. Performs other related high level engineering, administrative and managerial duties related to the maintenance, inspection and operation of bridges at the request of the Deputy Commissioner.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
At least six years of full-time satisfactory experience in construction management work on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000, at least eighteen months of which must have been in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction; and a combination of the following, sufficient to equal a total of ten years of education and experience:
a. Full-time satisfactory experience in construction inspection on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of construction inspection experience up to a maximum of four years.
b. Full-time satisfactory experience in building construction as a journeyperson in one or more of the skilled building construction trades. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of journeyperson
experience up to a maximum of four years.
c. Education in an accredited college leading to a bachelor's degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or air pollution control, chemical, civil including structural and bridge design, electrical, mechanical, or sanitary engineering will be credited on the basis of 30 credits for one year of acceptable experience up to a maximum of four years.
A New York State license as a professional engineer or registered architect or a license as a professional engineer or registered architect from a state that has reciprocity with New York State may be substituted for the four years of education and experience described in "a", "b" and "c" above. However, all candidates must have at least six years of experience in construction management work described above, including at least eighteen months in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction.
Possession of a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. Employees must maintain the license during their employment.
Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form. Ability to supervise an extremely large and diverse staff of engineering, professional, administrative, skilled trades and clerical employees. Ability to respond quickly and efficiently to emergency situations affecting the safety of the public. Ability to prepare a yearly budget for both capital and expense expenditures. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering practices and procedures. Candidates must have 10 years of experience in bridge maintenance and repair. Must have real world experience with the use of union labor. Must be able to work with a wide variety of units and divisions, initiating coordination and inspiring collaboration to secure cooperation in meeting targets and deadlines for project completion. A New York State Professional Engineering license is preferred.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply on line at nyc.gov/studentloans or nyc.gov/dcas. This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
New York City Residency is not required for this position
Resumes may be submitted electronically using the following method: For City employees only, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Careers, and Search for Job ID# 539196.
Appointments are subject to OMB approval. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.
Posting Date: 07/16/2022
Post Until: Filled
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.