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New York State Civil Service Plant Utilities Engineer 1 (NY HELPS) VID 160449 in Albany, New York


Agency General Services, Office of

Title Plant Utilities Engineer 1 (NY HELPS) VID 160449

Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade 14

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $54860 to $66634 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza/Harriman State Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS)* and applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications to be considered for this position:Required experience: two years of hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities an associate degree in plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent. Applicants with experience limited to residential applications do not meet the required experience.Required education: associate degree or higher in Plant Utilities Technology or related field. Applicants possessing a bachelor or higher-level degree in Plant Utilities Technology, or a related field will meet the required education and experience requirements. Applicants may also be appointed to this position if currently reachable on the appropriate eligible list for this title.

Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to: Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, test, and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning, direct digital and analog control systems and electrical distribution. Use computer programs such as LATS, AIM, etc. May perform a full range of supervisory duties.Operational Needs: • Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New York State motor vehicle operator’s license.• Asbestos Supervisor certification required within 90 days of appointment as well as compliance with all related PESH/OSHA regulations. • Utilities Management is a 24/7 operation, thus night, weekend and holiday work is required based on shift assignment and operational need.Shift:This is a 24/7 shift operation - shift assignment is subject to bidding based on OGS City of Albany Seniority time and may be subject to change based on operational requirements.

Additional Comments *There is no examination required for appointment to a NY HELPS position. Candidates hired before May 2024 will be appointed on a temporary basis. In May 2024, satisfactory employees will receive permanent, non-competitive appointments and will begin a probationary period.At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected that NY HELPS employees will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to take an exam. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.The Office of General Services (OGS) is an equal opportunity employer, and we recognize that diversity in our workforce is critical to fulfilling our mission. We encourage applicants from all communities to apply. For a full version of OGS’s EEO/AA statement and benefits joining Team #OneOGS, please visit http://www.ogs.ny.gov/employment.

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Name Human Resources/KE

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address HRresumes@ogs.ny.gov


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

Notes on Applying Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.