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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/20/24

Vacancy ID152751

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleLaboratory Equipment Designer Electronics

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade17

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

Salary RangeFrom $59724 to $76029 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Queens

Street Address 1 Hunter's Point Plaza

City Long Island City


Zip Code11101

Minimum Qualifications High School diploma and two years of experience in the design, repair, maintenance, operation, and calibration of sophisticated electrical and electronics equipment for scientific research or experiments for educational purposes.

Substitution: an associate's degree with specialization in machine design may substitute for the two years of experience.

Duties Description Duties Description:

The primary responsibilities of the Laboratory Equipment Designer (Electronics) with the Bureau of Air Quality Surveillance's Southern Monitoring Section will be to ensure the proper design, operation and maintenance of air monitoring equipment, including pilot testing of new equipment, at multiple locations in the New York City Metropolitan area. The operation of monitoring equipment must meet detailed performance and collection efficiencies and is therefore under a constant set of performance demands that require routine, sometimes daily, oversight. The Laboratory Equipment Designer is the primary individual for taking the necessary steps to design and ensure the reliable operation of the equipment installed at these sites; working with research staff to develop and operate air monitoring systems and solve complex problems associated with them. The Laboratory Equipment Designer will evaluate air monitoring data from monitors and special air studies to insure data availability and accuracy to ensure proper operation of equipment; provide physical and technical assistance to field technicians; and, assist in the design, implementation and operation of activities associated with special air monitoring projects. Assistance with ongoing scientific research will be required, as well as coordination and interaction with scientists and research personnel within the Department and other air monitoring organizations and the public.

Essential Functions:

Must be capable of handling the standard tools of electricians and have an understanding of electrical systems to be able to troubleshoot these systems at monitoring sites.
Must have experience with electrical communication systems to be able to install, troubleshoot and repair systems at monitoring sites.
Must be capable of handling standard construction tools.
Must be able to drive a truck or van and capable of loading and unloading vehicles.
Must be able to operate a computer and possess knowledge of required technical computer programs.
Must be able to write correspondence and reports.
Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment and climb ladders.

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. Overtime may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

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


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume indicating your interest in this position to the above. Be sure to include Posting #24-152751 (Repost of 24-149583) on your resume or it may not be accepted.

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