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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/19/21

Applications Due12/30/21

Vacancy ID94535

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePlant Utilities Engineer 1 - 12915

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $49703 to $60371 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center, Division of Laboratory Operations, David Axelrod Institute

New Scotland Ave, 12208 AND/OR Griffin Laboratory, State Farm Road, Slingerlands 12159

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunity: NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 (G-14) and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Open-Competitive: There will be no written test and no test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an application/supplemental questionnaire (NYS-APP-3 #20-450 & #20-451 with SUPP #20-450 & #20-451). 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. Download the examination application NYS-APP-3 #20-450 & #20-451 Application Form/Supplemental Questionnaire at;

Preferred Qualifications: Candidate should be familiar with the specialized needs of a health-related and/or laboratory facility. Candidate should be familiar with: general energy conservation methodology in a laboratory facility, laboratory capital equipment, specialized HVAC system, and building management systems. Candidate should also be familiar with systems necessary to provide laboratory services. Should also be familiar with arc flash and lockout-tagout procedures. Universal refrigeration certification is a plus.

Duties Description The Plant Utilities Engineer 1 will operate, maintain and repair mechanical, electrical, and capital equipment providing heat, steam, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner. May be responsible for supervising Plant Utilities Assistants, helpers, contractors, and tradespeople. Candidate should have the training and ability to work in confined spaces. Permanent, full-time appointment. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved in these positions, the candidate who accepts the position may be required to wear personal protective equipment, undergo pre-employment and periodic health evaluations, and receive specific immunizations. Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted NYS motor vehicle license. May be required to obtain Department of Environmental Conservation certifications related to site-specific facility operation. This is a 24/7 shift operation – shift assignment is subject to bidding based on DOH-Wadsworth Seniority time and may be subject to change based on operation requirements. Overtime may be required.

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Name Human Resources Management, LK/PUE1/12915

Telephone 5184861812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower building

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code LK/PUE1/12915 included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, LK/PUE1/12915, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. December 30, 2021

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