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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/10/23

Applications Due12/31/23

Vacancy ID141210

AgencyDASNY - Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

TitleEngineer- Mechanical - Statewide (multiple positions)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $96312 to $120860 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address Albany, Buffalo, or Rochester Office

NYC Office only will inc a location differential added

City New York


Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; minimum five years’ relevant mechanical engineering experience with building and/or facilities construction. Associates degree may be substituted with at least eight years relevant experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, licensed and registered in NYS as a Professional Engineer; five or more years relevant post-license mechanical engineering experience in the design and construction of higher education and/or health care facilities. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Familiarity with JD Edwards and Oracle Contract Manager. LEED certification.

Essential Skills

• Knowledge of design and installation of Mechanical and Plumbing systems and their components.
• Knowledge of applicable National, State and Local codes relevant to mechanical and plumbing systems including but not limited to Life Safety Codes and National Fire Protection Association codes.
• Experience in all aspects of Mechanical and Plumbing work including but not limited to HVAC, Commissioning, BMS and Building Systems Technology, from design to installation and witness testing.
• Experience in Central Heating and Cooling Plants including all associated distribution systems.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
• Demonstrated analytical skills.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Proficiency in PC applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.

Duties Description  Primary Purpose

The Architect performs design project management, design review and construction observation for DASNY’s construction projects, and provides third party reviews of projects for conformance with DASNY and customer agency guidelines, project goals and objectives, and for compliance with applicable codes and regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions

• Manages the project development during the pre-design and design phases of the project, including meeting with clients and consultants and providing assistance, and managing all aspects of consultant contracts including review and approval of consultant requests for payment, amendments, extensions of schedule and contract closeout.
• Perform periodic site visits to projects under construction and monitor the quality of design and construction work performed by architects, engineers, consultants, contractors and sub-contractors.
• Monitor construction activities including the review and approval of construction change orders and performance of interim and final project inspections on large and complex projects.
• Review highly technical designs, plans, specifications, addenda and change orders.
• Review highly technical architectural/engineering reports and studies.
• Provide technical assistance and recommendations to unit staff, Project Management staff and client representatives.
• Coordinate with Project Management to resolve project and/or program issues.
• Perform independent, in-depth investigations of specific problems including architectural/engineering analysis and recommendations.
• Consult with regulatory agencies regarding interpretations and applications.
• Monitor the services provided by professional consultants and meet to review and assist them in their submissions.
• Prepare reports for management and clients.
• Assist in the development, compilation and distribution of technical data.
• Act as liaison between DASNY and clients and/or government agencies.
• Provide plan reviews for healthcare projects under Title 10 Public health Law for Article 28 certified facilities.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist in the design, development, and/or testing of computerized systems/applications.
• Assist in the preparation of internal design work and modifications, sealing documents as required.
• Assist Management in the development of policies.
• Develop, document and implement procedures.
• Assess, develop and implement internal controls, and oversee the review and testing of same.
• Undertake special assignments as directed.
• Must maintain regular attendance in accordance with DASNY attendance and leave policies.
• Must adhere to the NYS Information Security Policy Standards established and issued by the Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. (Standards can be found on the Intranet).


Physical/Mental/Visual Demands

Frequent travel is required travel (three to six days per month on average), using public transportation, DASNY vehicle, rental vehicle or personal vehicle. This travel may include overnight stays at public accommodations and related establishments. Requires exposure to weather and temperature extremes, loud noises, heights (climbing ladders, scaffolding, etc.) and other work safety hazards (chemicals, fumes, etc.) of a construction site. Must be able to work overtime or extended work hours as needed.

Work Environment

Official station is a standard office environment, including the use of one or more of the following: PC, printer, copier, electronic stapler/hole punch/date stamp, telephone, fax machine, shredder, scanner. Requires the use of field equipment to conduct site visit observations and associated testing.

Additional Comments DASNY provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not-for-profit healthcare facilities, and other institutions which serve the public good.

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes:

• Choice of several health insurance plans
• Dental & vision insurance
• Membership in the NYS Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Investment Plan
• 13 vacation days per year
• 13 sick days per year
• 5 days of personal leave per year
• 12 paid holidays per year (plus one float day)
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training & development opportunities

We offer additional benefits, which includes:

• Telecommuting Work Plan - Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DASNY’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines. The days designated as telecommute days must be consistent with operational needs as determined by DASNY division, department and/or unit management. Employees may only telecommute on up to four (4) workdays per pay period and shall be limited to no more than two (2) contiguous telecommute workdays. Eligibility applies after 3 months of employment.

• Limited Work from Home (LWFH) – additional telecommute days according to DASNY’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines. Eligibility applies after 6 months of employment.

• DASNY is a government employer for purposes of the Public Services Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF Program). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance of certain student loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. For more information regarding PSLF Program and whether you qualify please visit the website.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Tamika Dunnaway



Email Address


Street 515 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


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DASNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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