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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/10/21

Applications Due09/23/21

Vacancy ID91096

AgencyPublic Service, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Gas Pipeline Safety)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $77187 to $97448 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 3 Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12203

Minimum Qualifications Engineering Lists:
Candidates already on the Professional Engineer 1 (Gas Pipeline Safety) list have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting. If you are not on the list and meet the below qualifications, you may apply to be added to the continuous recruitment engineering list for this title.

General Public:
Candidates must have a New York State Professional Engineer’s License and current registration and a qualifying* bachelor’s degree or higher OR A New York State Professional Engineer’s License and current registration and one year of full-time experience performing engineering duties in hazardous liquid, petroleum, steam, or natural gas pipeline safety or enforcement.

* Information on qualifying degrees and experience can be found at

Duties Description The Professional Engineer 1 (Gas Pipeline Safety), Grade 24, at the Department of Public Service independently performs professional engineering duties related to the regulation of natural gas, hazardous liquid, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and steam pipeline systems. Duties include but are not limited to:
• Supervising, training, and assisting subordinate personnel.
• Performing the more complex construction inspections, investigations of incidents involving natural gas and hazardous liquids pipelines, and facility design reviews including proposed modifications for design plans of construction projects and facilities involved in incidents.
• Reviewing inspection reports completed by Assistant Engineers.
• Evaluating operator programs and procedures to assess, manage, and control pipeline risks.
• Using professional engineering expertise to testify as part of administrative proceedings on behalf of the Department of Public Service

Additional Comments The primary mission of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) is to ensure affordable, safe, secure, and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water services for New York State’s residential and business consumers, while protecting the natural environment. The Department also seeks to stimulate effective competitive markets for clean, renewable, and distributed energy resources that benefit New York consumers, as well as product and service innovations.

Under New York State Education guidelines, all professional engineers must practice only in their area(s) of competency or they may be subject to disciplinary action. It is your responsibility to be knowledgeable of any restrictions that are based on law or regulation, as well as those that relate specifically to your area of professional competence. Continued employment as a Professional Engineer 1 is dependent upon continued possession of a New York State Professional Engineer's license with current registration. Failure to maintain your New York State License and registration may result in removal from the Professional Engineer 1 title. Appointment to this position is contingent upon Division of Budget freeze wavier approval. This position may require up to 25% travel and as such, it may require that you have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate an ability to perform the required field work if public transportation is not available. Candidates will be further advised of the travel requirements at their employment interview, if chosen to interview.

The Department of Public Service is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Accessibility Link on the Department’s webpage at

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Name Human Resources Management - KP


Fax 518-473-9990

Email Address


Street 3 Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12223


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a resume and cover letter to or fax to Human Resources Management at (518)473-9990. Please reference “Professional Engineer 1 (Gas Pipeline Safety), posting 01741” when applying.

Appointment to this position is contingent upon Division of Budget freeze waiver approval.

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