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Professional Engineer

NYS Department of Transportation
Albany, New York (US)
Closing date
Sep 15, 2024

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Are you ready to make a difference in transportation infrastructure? The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is seeking talented and passionate Professional Engineers to join our dynamic team.


As a Professional Engineer at NYSDOT, you will play a vital role in designing, constructing, and maintaining the transportation systems that keep New York moving. From highways and bridges to public transit and aviation, your expertise will contribute to the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of our state’s transportation network.


        1.      Impact: Your work will directly impact millions of people, enhancing their daily commutes, travel experiences, and overall quality of life.


        2.      Innovation: NYSDOT embraces and implements innovative ideas and encourages engineers to explore new technologies and methodologies to improve transportation infrastructure.


        3.      Collaboration: Join a collaborative and diverse team of professionals who are committed to excellence and continuous improvement.


        4.      Professional Development: NYSDOT is dedicated to supporting the professional growth and development of its employees through training, mentorship, and advancement opportunities.


        5.      Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with flexible schedules and comprehensive benefits. 


        •       Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of New York


        •       Strong technical skills and knowledge of engineering principles


        •       Experience with transportation design, construction, or maintenance is preferred


Compensation and Benefits:


  • $88,639 - $111,897 37.5 Hours per week Paid Parental Leave (12 weeks per qualifying event) At least 31 days of vacation, personal, and sick leave per year Health Insurance – State pays approximately 85% of individual plans and 70% of family plans. Defined benefit pension plan based on years of service and final average salary



If you’re ready to take your engineering career to the next level and make a lasting impact on New York’s transportation infrastructure, we want to hear from you!  We currently have openings located in Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Watertown, Hornell, Poughkeepsie, Binghamton, New York City and Long Island.




To apply or learn more about career opportunities at NYSDOT, please visit our website or contact our HR department at


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