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Minimum Qualifications On or before the date of filing your application, you must have:
Either 1. two years of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities (experience limited to residential applications is NOT considered qualifying);
an associate's degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent. In order to determine whether a specific degree is equivalent to the Plant Utilities Technology program, the major course of study must include a minimum of 30 college semester credit hours in core curriculum courses, creditable toward the degree, in any combination of the following course areas:
?Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
?Utility Refrigeration Mechanics
?Blueprint Reading and Sketching
?Boiler and Steam Systems
?Electric Utility Systems
?Plant Operation and Maintenance
?Industrial Instrumentation and Control
?Environmental Air Quality
thirty college semester credit hours in core curriculum courses creditable toward an associate's degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent, in any combination of the course areas as described in No. 1 above;
Or 2. four years of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities (experience limited to residential applications is not considered qualifying);
Or 3. completion of a state Department of Labor apprenticeship program for stationary engineers or for plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter) or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC), which is a minimum of four years in duration;
Or 4. possession of a Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator license, which required a minimum of four years of experience or training.
Or 5. a bachelor’s degree (from SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE) in Facilities Engineering.
The following military experience is considered examples of qualifying experience:
U.S. Air Force: Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program.
U.S. Coast Guard: 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 United States Coast Guard.
U.S. Army: Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army.
U.S. Navy: 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.
U.S. Merchant Marine: Must have a merchant mariner's document (MMD) and be a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman.
OR A STATE EMPLOYEE ELIGIBLE FOR A 70.1 TRANSFER
Duties Description As a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 on an assigned shift, you would operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, test, and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner. You would make recommendations on major overhauls and replacement of equipment and identify, recommend, and develop energy conservation projects. You may supervise subordinate staff in the operation and maintenance of heating facilities and mechanical equipment. You may also supervise contractors in an emergency or project situation and you may be required to assume responsibility for operations of the overall physical plant.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingIf there is no active Civil Service list and you meet the minimum qualifications, a provisional appointment may be made, you'll have to pass the next examination and have a reachable score to maintain your position. Position will be posted until filled.