Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/22/21
Applications Due: 11/05/21
Vacancy ID: 93251

Position Information

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 $56847 to $72364 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%


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 Rensselaer

Street Address 11 University Place

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive 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.

Duties Description The Laboratory Equipment Designer Electronics assigned to the Bureau of Air Quality Surveillance’s Monitoring Support Section will be responsible for the design, fabrication and repair of air quality instrumentation for monitoring sites throughout the State. The information collected at these monitoring sites is used on a daily basis to forecast the Air Quality Indexes (AQIs) for particulate and ozone concentrations in the State, which are generated to protect public health and alert sensitive individuals to local potential exposure issues. Typical tasks will include, but not be limited to:
• Design, fabrication, maintenance, and repair of air monitoring equipment.
• Field testing of new air monitoring equipment.
• Deployment and operation of air monitoring equipment for special studies.
• Operation and maintenance of air monitoring sites.
• Perform quality assurance at air monitoring stations.
• Effectively communicate issues to central office and other field staff.

• Able to evaluate, modify, design, fabricate, operate, and maintain various electromechanical devices and equipment.
• Capable of handling the standard tools of electricians.
• Must have excellent technical skills.
• Capable of loading and unloading vehicles.
• Able to operate a computer and possess knowledge of required technical computer programs.
• Able to write correspondence and reports in a coherent, organized manner.
• Must have good communication skills.
• Able to lift and carry heavy equipment.
• Comfortable in the use of ladders and scaffolding.

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 and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.

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

Contact Information

Name Alan Ilagan

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 #21-520 on your resume or it may not be accepted.