Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/12/21
Applications Due: 10/27/21
Vacancy ID: 92711

Position Information

AgencyGeneral Services, Office of

TitlePlant Utilities Assistant

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $37507 to $46103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza/Harriman State Campus

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12242

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Current Office of General Services employees who have permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c status as a Plant Utilities Assistant and are interested in reassignment; OR current New York State employees with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as a Plant Utilities Assistant.

GENERAL PUBLIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Individuals with current 55b/c status who meet the below open competitive qualifications are encouraged to apply. You must supply a copy of your 55b/c eligibility letter and provide detailed information as to how you meet the minimum qualifications when responding. Please refer to the Examination Process below for additional information.

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. An associate’s degree in HVAC;
Or 10. One year 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 11. One year of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or 12. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (440 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.
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/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman.
NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees on the Civil Service eligible list will be considered and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

Duties Description Under the direction of Plant Utilities Engineer 2 and Plant Utilities Engineer 1, the incumbents will:
• Operate and maintain boilers and all auxiliary equipment.
• Assist in troubleshooting repairs and replacement of all steam distribution equipment.
• Responsible for the cleaning of boilers and all power plant equipment.
• Use computer programs such as LATS, AIM, etc.

Additional Comments
Operational Needs:
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required.
• Asbestos certification required within 90 days of appointment as well as compliance with all related PESH/OSHA regulations.
• Utilities Management is a 24/7 operation; thus, night, weekend, and holiday work is required based on shift assignment and operational need.

Shift:
This is a 24/7 shift operation - shift assignment is subject to bidding based on OGS City of Albany Seniority time and may be subject to change based on operational requirements.

Examination Process: If you do not have standing on a current eligible list and interested, please reference the below. Applications are routinely reviewed.

There will be no written test and no test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an application/supplemental questionnaire (https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/20-450&20-451.pdf). 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.


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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources/HM

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address HRresumes@ogs.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242

 

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 Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.