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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/22

Applications Due12/20/22

Vacancy ID118025

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Electronics)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46146 to $56324 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIOINS:

Transfer Qualifications: Any current Service & Repair Mechanic (Electronics
Any permanent employee eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Anyone eligible to take the Civil Service examination

Promotional Opportunities: Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service List.

Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who
meet the qualifications below may be qualified for a provisional appointment.

Minimum Qualifications: Either 1. four years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment;
Or 2. graduation from a high school technical electronics education program recognized by the New York State Education Department as meeting the standards for technical education AND three years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment;
Or 3. an associate degree in electronic technology or successful completion of a two-year technical professional certification program in the electronics field AND two years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
Examples of electronic equipment includes, but is not limited to, antenna systems, closed circuit television systems, control and indicating equipment, data systems, electronic office equipment, fire alarms, intercommunication units, intrusion and surveillance equipment, public address systems, radio equipment, security systems, and radiological monitoring equipment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs and other related computer programs.
• Position may require travel within the state to assist other districts with special projects.
• Candidates will be trained in the operation and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials.
• Working knowledge of applicable agency standards and of appropriate building and construction code regulations.
• Working knowledge of applicable agency standards and of appropriate building and construction code regulations.
• Working knowledge of safety policies as they relate to the agency.
• Ability to train and supervise others.
• Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications.
• Assists other trades and perform minor electrical work.
• Valid NY driver's license.

As of February 26, 2022 all OPWDD employees assigned to this location must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. There is no testing option for employees assigned to this location in lieu of vaccination.

• Works under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor 2.
• Performs testing, installation and repair of various type of electronic equipment at a secure facility.
• Performs maintenance on security systems including motion sensor systems. Performs general maintenance on, and oversees contractors assigned to required testing of life safety and security systems.
• Trouble shoot fire alarm systems and perform testing as directed and oversees contractors providing required testing and repairs.
• Performs routine maintenance and testing on emergency duress systems.
• Reviews maintenance requests assigned and evaluates work requested and requests needed supplies to perform job.
• Trouble shoots, adjusts, and repair HVAC electronic control systems and low voltage controls on standby generator systems, systems.
• Performs troubleshooting on automated lighting systems.
• Assists with review of scope of work to be performed by others within this specialize field.
• Works closely with the Maintenance Supervisor to develop maintenance contracts on electronic equipment.
• May supervise other maintenance staff in order to achieve effective coordination/scheduling of work performed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
As a participating agency in the Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program (HWB), direct care employees may be eligible to earn up to $3000 in bonuses for qualifying service if they meet specific requirements including continuous service during the appropriate vesting periods. For more information on the program, please contact Amanda Kelly at 518-359-4157.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by December 20, 2022 to:

2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: (518) 359-4150
Fax: (518) 359-4161

Please reference the above EOA # 22-268 in all correspondence.
Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Division of Administration Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 22-268 in all correspondence.

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