Two years of full-time experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson; OR completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services, such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership (NYS CSEA-P) Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program*.
*Successful completion of the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. It does not include 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, as required for the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship.
Candidates are required to provide specific, verifiable information about their qualifying experience with their application and/or resume. This information should be on the letterhead of the employer under whom the qualifying experience was gained and include names and titles of supervisors, duties performed during the training period and specific dates of employment and be signed by that employer.
• Candidates qualifying through the completion of appropriate course work should include a copy of their transcript or listing of course work completed.
• A copy of a trades union card is acceptable documentary proof of qualification.
• Candidates who do not submit appropriate documentary proof that they meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered for appointment.
Per Agreement between the Civil Service Employees Association, Inc. and the State of New York, Article 45 (c) the requirement to prove qualification shall rest with the employee.
The Maintenance Assistant performs activities and tasks of a variety of trades including: carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and roofing together with mechanical needs for the maintenance and rehabilitation of: 12 classrooms, fire sprinklers, electrical and extinguisher labs, 20 business offices, shipping warehouse, lodging rooms accommodating up to 202 residential students and common areas such as the 300 capacity auditorium, 197 seat dining room, full service kitchen, library, fitness room, recreational rooms, and meeting/conference rooms.
Additionally, when necessary, will secure estimates for materials, supplies, equipment, labor and related costs, evaluate plans, schedules and prioritize work as well as construct training aids and props and provide year-round grounds maintenance and snow removal. Responsibilities also include reconstructing masonry re-burnable structures/laboratories to resemble residential living space found in a typical home or commercial occupancy complete with painted sheetrock walls, ceilings, electrical wiring, glass windows, wooden doors, furniture, wall accessories, and carpeting which are used in hands-on live fire training and supported by six fire apparatus.
Shift: Sunday through Thursday, 7:30am to 3:30pm. The incumbent may be required to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.