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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/03/22

Applications Due08/24/22

Vacancy ID109907

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssistant Engineer (Mechanical), (Two Positions), Box OHE-935/65013, OHE-967/04331

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $67897 to $86140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of Facilities Planning

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant Engineer (Mechanical).

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter. If you do not have current standing on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you are encouraged to apply at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/engineering/oc/.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title salary grade 20 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

55b/c Appointment: These positions are eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education is seeking candidates for two (2) Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) positions in the Office of Facilities Planning. This Office is primarily responsible for code enforcement, life safety, and health safety in all public K-12 schools and BOCES in the State, exclusive of New York City. Under the supervision of higher-level engineers, the incumbents of these positions will perform engineering work to support review and approval of engineering construction documents for capital construction undertaken by public school districts and BOCES that require the approval of the Commissioner of Education. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist with the reviews of construction documents (drawings, specifications, and other supporting documentation) for conformance with applicable codes, rules, regulations, and standards;
• Assist with the review of changes submitted for previously approved projects for conformance with applicable codes, rules, regulations, and standards;
• Provide technical assistance to school districts, architects, and engineers working on public school projects;
• Assist with responding to correspondence from a wide range of individuals, including parents, citizens, school administrators, consultants, and legislators;
• Perform research, as necessary, to resolve code related issues;
• Make field visits and inspections, as required, to investigate code compliance, complaints, or emergency conditions;
• Assist with review of public school building energy consumption and operations in compliance with NYS Energy Code and provide direction to improve energy performance; and
• Perform special projects as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be contingent permanent appointments. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and proof of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions require 5% overnight statewide travel.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $86,140 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 24, 2022 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-935/65013 or OHE-967/04331) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ohejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 24, 2022 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-935/65013 or OHE-967/04331) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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