Assistant Engineering Audit Officer

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
New York
27 Sep 2019
19 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Assistant Engineering Audit Officer

Reporting to the Engineering Audit Officer (EAO), the Assistant Engineering Audit Officer (Assistant EAO) will assist in performing independent engineering audits of New York City funded expenditure requests that comply with applicable Directives of the City of New York Office of the Comptroller.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

1.Assist in the auditing of construction contracts and construction–related services' payment requests prior to approval in the City's Financial Management System (FMS).

2.Interact with the City Comptroller's Office.

3.Review contractors' contractual obligations for competitively bid and awarded contracts.

4.Ensure timely review of payments to contractors, vendors and consultants.

5.Maintain records of payment requests received and in process.

6.Perform field visits to physically verify requested payment amounts and to evaluate the quality and progress of the work.

7.Visit randomly selected locations for audit.

8.Assist in verifying that the contractor complies with NYS prevailing wage requirements.

9.Review resident engineer daily reports and/or inspection reports to help determine whether payment is justified.

10.Evaluating change order(s) to ensure that it is not for work previously required by the contract.

11.Assist in ensuring that change order costs are reasonable based on appropriate price and cost analysis, consistent with the contract terms and adequately documented.

12.Schedule and attend meetings.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55–a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55–a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55–a Program, please click on the following link:

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1.A Bachelor or a Master of Architecture degree that is the first professional degree in architecture from an accredited college; or

2.A Bachelor of Science degree in architecture that is the first four years of a five–year first professional degree program in architecture from an accredited college and one year of full–time satisfactory experience in architectural work; or

3.A valid New York State Registration as an Architect.

The following are examples of four–year degrees that are NOT acceptable to meet the education requirement:

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology; Bachelor of Professional Studies in Architecture; Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts issued by the Architectural Department of a college; Bachelor of Science in Art and Design issued by the Architectural Department of a college.


A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York may be required for certain assignments. If required, this license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Preferred Skills

1.Knowledge of Directive 7 of the City of New York Office of the Comptroller.

2.Knowledge of current NYC Building and Construction Codes.

3.Experience presenting solutions to project teams and clients.

4.Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to Search for JOB ID# 396018.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The New York City Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer

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