Associate Civil Structural Engineer


White Plains, US


Provide civil and structural engineering expertise to support operations, maintenance, and capital improvements at NYPA’s overhead/underground transmission and substation facilities.  Major practice areas include structural analysis and design, building engineering, geotechnical engineering, civil transmission and substation engineering for power lines, their structures, equipment and foundations, pipe and equipment support design, and general civil engineering (storm water management systems, water supply, sanitary sewers, etc.).  Specific skill requirements will depend on the practice area for which expertise is needed in the department. #LI-AS1


  • Evaluates, selects and applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria to perform basic tasks.
  • Receives some direction for basic tasks.
  • Receives substantial direction and guidance for more complex tasks.
  • Performs research.
  • Prepares design calculations and detail sketches following examples provided by more senior engineers.
  • Prepares portions of project documents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write simple technical reports with guidance.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the major practice areas within the Civil/Structural Engineering Department gained through college coursework and work experience.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering ( Other disciplines may be considered) 
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in civil/structural engineering, preferably in the utility industry

Physical Requirements

  • Approximately 25% travel primarily within NY State.
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment including ability to climb and work at high elevations and in confined spaces, walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground, and perform occasional minor lifting.

Military Occupational Specialty Codes
MOS - Army: 12A, 12B, 12P, 18C, 24A, 24Z, 51S 
MOS - Marines: 1120, 1302, 1310, 8824, 8831, 8832, 9622, 9624, 9630, 9631, 9632, 9636  
MOS - NavyEA, MME, UT, 2166, 2167, 2170, 2180, 2181, 2740, 4210, 4270, 4280, 5761, 5904, 5913, 5917, 5925, 5927, 5960, 5961, 5970, 5980, 7273  

The New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $89,100.00 - $122,510.00. The salary offered will be determined based on the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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