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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/23

Applications Due12/20/23

Vacancy ID145594

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitlePlant Utilities Engineer 1- Broome

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $53262 to $64693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Broome

Street Address 249 Glenwood Road

City Binghamton

StateNY

Zip Code13905

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
On or before the date of filing your application, candidates must have one of the qualifications listed below: Either 1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force; Or 2. Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard; Or 3. Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army; Or 4. Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy; Or 5. Must have a Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine; Or 6. Completion of a New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC); Or 7. Possession of a High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;
Or 8. A bachelor’s degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Marine Engineering; Or 9. Four years of full-time hands-on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment; Or 10. Four years of full-time hands-on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or 11. An associate degree in HVAC AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above; Or 12. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours) OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above.

Please Note: There will be no written test and no test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an application/supplemental questionnaire (NYS-APP-3 #20-451 with SUPP #20-451). The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Your completed supplemental questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your training, education, and experience. Failure to complete the supplemental questionnaire correctly may result in disqualification. If disqualified, candidates must wait six months to re-apply. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application/supplemental questionnaire.

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Working under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor 2, operate, maintain, troubleshoot,
repair, test, and calibrate mechanical, electrical, electronic equipment providing heat, hot water,
ventilation, air conditioning systems and domestic water systems and sprinkler and fire safety
systems.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operate steam and hot water boilers including lighting off, firing, cleaning, and shutting down
systems
• Operate central and auxiliary computers which monitor, test, control and operate boilers, auxiliary
equipment, and HVAC systems.
• Service and maintain residential heating and air conditioning equipment.
• Troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate electronic and pneumatic combustion and HVAC control
systems.
• Operate high and low voltage electrical distribution systems, including generators, transformers
and switch gears, load centers, and emergency power and lighting distribution systems.
• Operate and perform maintenance on HVAC systems, including Direct Digital Controls adjustment,
calibration, and modification in order to maintain comfort levels and operate in most energy efficient
manner. Assist in maintenance on electrical and electronic security and safety systems.
• Work off work orders respond to problem calls district wide as directed.
• Work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment.
• Candidate will be trained in the operations and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials.
• In absence of Maintenance Supervisor may oversee others in the maintenance of the facility.
• Responsible for operation of Petroleum Bulk Storage facilities and associated record keeping.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
• Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
• Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
• Basic computer skills preferred.
• Valid Driver’s License.
Will be required to plan and lay out work, develop time and material lists for projects as assigned.


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Additional Comments Please note:
As a participating agency in the Heath Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program (HWB), direct care employees may be eligible to earn up to $3000 in bonuses for qualifying service if they meet specific requirements including continuous service during the appropriate vesting periods. For more information on the program, please contact (607)240-4786.

OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas, and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.

If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.

Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures.
If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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

Name Broome DDSO Human Resources Dept

Telephone 607-240-4786

Fax 607-770-0528

Email Address opwdd.broome.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 249 Glenwood Road

City Binghamton

State NY

Zip Code 13905

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit Response to Posting form, cover letter, and NYS APP by November 28,2023 to:
Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
E-Mail: opwdd.broome.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov
Fax: 607-770-0528
Please Note: There will be no written test and no test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an application/supplemental questionnaire (NYS-APP-3 #20-451 with SUPP #20-451). The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Your completed supplemental questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your training, education, and experience. Failure to complete the supplemental questionnaire correctly may result in disqualification. If disqualified, candidates must wait six months to re-apply. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application/supplemental questionnaire.
Please reference the above EOA # Broome 231128A in all correspondence.

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