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New York State Civil Service Assistant Engineer (Mechanical/HVAC)/Engineer Trainee in Albany, New York

Agency Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title Assistant Engineer (Mechanical/HVAC)/Engineer Trainee

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade 20

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

Salary Range From $60069 to $84540 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC or Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis. or Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 18 or higher and: Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications -listed below.Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Engineer Trainee: Permanent competitive service as an Principal Drafting Technician General, Principal Drafting Technician Structural, Principal Engineering Technician, Principal Engineering Technician Soils. Assistant Engineer (Mechanical/HVAC):Permanent competitive service as an Assistant Engineer (All Parenthetics) 55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program. Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles):Engineer Trainee: A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology Assistant Engineer (Mechanical/HVAC):Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.Individuals appointed as an Engineer Trainee are required to complete a minimum of one year of successful performance as an Engineer Trainee and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. If you obtain your FE by the end of the first year, you will be advanced to the appropriate appoint-level-changed (PR-50) Grade 20 Assistant Engineer title. If you do not obtain your FE by the end of the second year of the traineeship, you will be terminated from your position.

Duties Description Assist in the design heating, cooling, ventilation and refrigeration systems for Departmental facilities statewide. Includes the preparation of detailed plans, specifications and cost estimates. Assist in the management of HVACR projects designed by outside consultants both directly and through other agencies such as OGS and NYPA. Develop HVAC projects in support of the State’s electrification initiative, including geothermal, VRF, HRV etc. Participate in retro/re-commissioning projects to improve the efficiency of Departmental HVACR systems. Under the supervision of higher-level engineers, design and implement energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon reduction projects including BMS systems, solar thermal, thermal storage, etc. Provide engineering support to higher level engineers and energy professionals in the evaluation, design and implementation of energy reduction and decarbonization projects. Respond to technical service requests from Departmental Regions and Divisions as assigned. Will be required to conduct statewide site visits which will occasionally include accessing facilities in remote areas.

Additional Comments Must have 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 remote areas. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required.

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

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

Notes on Applying Please email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #22-021 on your letter/resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted.