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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/27/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144778

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleAssistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $88721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Schenectady

Street Address 1130 North Westcott Road

City Schenectady

StateNY

Zip Code12306

Minimum Qualifications Minimum qualifications for Assistant Engineer (Environmental)/Engineer Trainee
To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment, reinstatement, transfer or 55 b/c appointment in accordance with Civil Service Law.
The Engineering Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Environmental) are continuous recruitment examinations. Interested candidates must complete the online application here: https://www.cs.ny.gov/engineering/oc/ There is no fee for these exams.

Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.
or

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.

For eligibility under 70.4 transfer or 55b/c, employees must meet the minimum qualifications below. Please note that if applying under the 55b/c, candidates must include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55b/c program.

Minimum Qualifications for appointment to Engineer Trainee, NS:

A bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology as listed below;

Qualifying degrees: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

OR proof of passing the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying experience: One year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.
NOTE: Individuals appointed as an Engineer Trainee are required to complete a minimum of one year of successful performance as an Engineer Trainee and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. If you obtain your FE by the end of the first year, you will be advanced to the appropriate appoint-level-changed (PR-50) Grade 20 Assistant Engineer title. If you do not obtain your FE by the end of the second year of the traineeship, you will be terminated from your position.

Minimum Qualifications for appointment to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), SG-20:

Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND a bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;
Qualifying degrees: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

OR Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below:

Qualifying experience: One year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

Duties Description Under the direction and supervision of a licensed professional engineer essential job duties will include:
Conduct field inspections and complaint investigations of air emission sources. This may include working on elevated surfaces/roofs/stacks.
Perform engineering analysis related to the control of emissions of sources and calculating air emission rates from various air pollution sectors.
Develop permit conditions for facilities and gain a thorough understanding of the regulated emissions at both the state and federal levels.
Review compliance certifications and monitoring reports to ensure compliance with permit conditions and all state and federal regulations. Record inspections and compliance reviews into the database.
Keep supervisor informed of emerging issues and complete special projects and assignments as requested by supervisor.

Essential Functions include:
Possess technical knowledge to perform basic engineering analyses.
Possess good management and organizational skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable interacting with the public, government officials, and other external entities.
Ability to understand and manipulate proprietary computer software programs.
Maintain good working relationships with co-workers and other DEC programs.
Ability to physically inspect regulated facilities’ processes and air emission points.
Ability to maintain and continually broaden a working knowledge of technology along with staying abreast of updated regulations to perform duties.
Ability to travel overnight.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

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

Name Victoria Marcario

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #23-144778 on your resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted.

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