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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/07/18

Applications Due10/05/18

Vacancy ID58746

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePlant Utilities Engineer 2 –12576

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $53378 to $64557 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center, Maintenance and Operations

David Axelrod Institute, New Scotland Ave AND/OR Griffin Laboratory, State Farm Road

City Albany


Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Transfer: NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent–permanent competitive service at a Grade 14 and title is eligible for transfer to Plant Utilities Engineer 2 under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidate should be familiar with the specialized needs of a health-related and/or laboratory facility. including: general energy conservation methodology in a laboratory facility, laboratory capital equipment, specialized HVAC system, and building management systems. Should be capable of productively participating in capital planning and improvement projects as they pertain to power-plant and laboratory systems construction and maintenance. Candidate should also be familiar with systems necessary to provide laboratory services. Experience overseeing preventive maintenance programs, emergency response efforts in case of plant system and/or utility provider failures, back-up power and generator systems, supervision and shift work, and facility procurements. Experience with arc flash and lockout-tagout procedures. Universal refrigeration certification is a plus.

Duties Description Plant Utilities Engineer 2 is a working supervisor with direct responsibility for the operation, preventive maintenance and repair of a full range, in size, type and pressure, of steam or hot water boilers and auxiliary heating system equipment, and the mechanical equipment outside of the power plant. This can include, but is not limited to, steam lines, mechanical equipment rooms, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment of various types, chillers, pumps, air compressors, temperature and humidity control systems, plumbing systems, pneumatic and electronic computerized control systems, auxiliary and emergency generators, portable emergency equipment, transformers, switch gear, electrical distribution systems, sprinkler and fire safety systems, elevators and HVAC fan systems, fired and unfired pressure vessels and water treatment systems, such as water softeners, chlorination systems, deionized water systems, and pH adjustment systems. The Plant Utilities Engineer 2 will work alongside and supervise Plant Utilities Engineer 1 staff who operate, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner. May also be responsible for supervising Plant Utilities Assistants, helpers, contractors, and tradespeople. Candidate should have the training and ability to work in confined spaces.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved in these positions, the candidates who accept the positions may be required to wear personal protective equipment, undergo pre-employment and periodic health evaluations, and receive specific immunizations. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted NYS motor vehicle license, and may be required to obtain Department of Environmental Conservation certifications related to site-specific facility operation. This is a 24/7 shift operation – shift assignment is subject to bidding based on DOH-Wadsworth Seniority time and may be subject to change based on operation requirements. Overtime may be required.

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Name Human Resources Management Group PM/PUE2/12576

Telephone (518)-486-1812

Fax (518)-473-3395

Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, PM/PUE2/12576 Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with the Reference Code PM/PUE2/12576 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until October 5, 2018.

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