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Assistant Engineer (Environmental)|Engineer Trainee, Central Office;   

JOB TITLE:

Assistant Engineer (Environmental)|Engineer Trainee, Central Office;

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Albany New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO ASSISTANT ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL), G-20:

Transfer:

Candidates must have permanent status as an Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer under Section 70.
1 of the Civil Service Law to the Assistant Engineer (Environmental) title by having at least one year of permanent service in another Assistant Engineer parenthetic.
*

Open-Competitive:

In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must have proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam AND

  • A bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.


OR

  • One year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO ENGINEER TRAINEE, NS:

Transfer:

Candidates must be eligible to transfer via Section 70.
1 of the Civil Service Law into the Engineer Trainee title by having at least one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying title.


Open-Competitive:

In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must have EITHER

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology in one of the following fields: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.


OR

  • Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam AND one year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.


NOTE: Individuals appointed into the Engineer Trainee title will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20.
To advance to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), you must pass the NCEES FE examination and successfully complete the requirements of the traineeship.


The Engineer Examination Program offers the opportunity to apply and compete in a Department of Civil Service test utilizing an online questionnaire at any time.
The information provided in the online questionnaire will be used to review applicant qualifications and will serve as the test for Assistant Engineer (Environmental) and Engineer Trainee positions.
You may access additional information as well as the examination announcement online at: https://www.
cs.
ny.
gov/engineering/oc/.


  • Under the New York State Education Department guidelines, all professional engineers must practice only in their area(s) of competency or they may be subject to disciplinary action.


Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law who also meet the minimum qualifications listed above will also be considered.
Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.


Duties Description

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20/Engineer Trainee, NS, position assigned to the Administrative Support Services Group (ASSG), Bureau of Capital Operations.
ASSG supervises and manages OMHs capital planning and construction program, and provides direct technical assistance for physical plant operations and maintenance.
Under the direction of the Supervisor of Plant Operations and Maintenance, the incumbent will will be responsible for assisting in the comprehensive oversight of environmental compliance programs for OMH.
The incumbent will provide technical direction to consultant resources and provide environmental engineering guidance and direction to facilities planners, facility plant superintendents, and facility administrators on environmental issues impacting operations of OMH facilities and the capital projects completed at these facilities.
Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Apply environmental engineering knowledge and offer technical assistance and oversight to ensure contracts, projects, and construction planning comply with environmental engineering standards.


Provide support to OMH facilities planners on environmental issues related to capital improvements at OMH facilities.
Review all capital construction project documents for accuracy and adherence to developed program objectives.


  • Provide a variety of consultative and/or evaluative engineering services in various stages of a capital project, from the design phase of planned projects through completion.
  • May act as project manager for capital environmental projects, under the direct supervision of a professional engineer.


Provide technical oversight and direction to environmental engineering consultants performing environmental services related to ensuring compliance with Federal and New York State Environmental Laws and Regulations, compliance with environmental permit requirements, asbestos testing and abatement, proper handling of hazardous waste, cooling tower water quality testing and maintenance, proper cleanup of petroleum spills, water quality assessments, indoor air quality assessments.


  • Review and approve environmental consultant contracts and invoices.
  • Review consultant generated reports and provide feedback to resolve environmental issues and concerns identified in the reports.


Provide direction and assistance to statewide OMH facilities on environmental matters including Petroleum Bulk Storage facilities and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste management including universal, pharmaceutical and regulated medical wastes, potable drinking water, sanitary sewerage, stormwater, asbestos management, indoor air quality concerns, regulated air emissions, cooling towers, reportable petroleum spills, and notices of violation/consent orders.


Monitor agency compliance with environmental regulations in ongoing operations and in remedial situations that result from notices of violations from control agencies.


Develop reports, as required, for submission to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) related to the OMH environmental portfolio.


Review and assess training material for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and DEC required trainings provided to OMH facility staff.


Assist the Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental) with the completion of the annual Statewide environmental audit program for the OMH.


Maintain complete and adequate records to document resolved and on-going environmental issues.


Maintain and update OMHs records repository and database of environmental engineering reports.


Interact with representatives of other State agencies and control agencies in identifying and resolving environmentally critical issues.


Statewide travel to all Psychiatric Center locations will be required for this position.


Additional Comments

The Administrative Support Services Group is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York.
Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.


The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances.
Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply.
OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities.
To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations.
A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency.
OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.


This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).


For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply.
At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments.
In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.


At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination.
Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State.
While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.


Application Dues: 02/15/24

Notes on Applying: To be considered, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to omhhrm@omh.
ny.
gov.
Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #149825 in the subject line of your email when applying.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

88721 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707123019-6377637977342091522f9406a328f370

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Albany

Job Origin:

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Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO ASSISTANT ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL), G-20:

Transfer:

Candidates must have permanent status as an Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to the Assistant Engineer (Environmental) title by having at least one year of permanent service in another Assistant Engineer parenthetic.*

Open-Competitive:

In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must have proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam AND

  • A bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

OR

  • One year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO ENGINEER TRAINEE, NS:

Transfer:

Candidates must be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law into the Engineer Trainee title by having at least one year of permanent competitive service in a qualifying title.

Open-Competitive:

In order to be eligible for appointment, candidates must have EITHER

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology in one of the following fields: Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Paper Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

OR

  • Proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam AND one year of full-time experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

NOTE: Individuals appointed into the Engineer Trainee title will serve a 24-month traineeship that leads to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20. To advance to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), you must pass the NCEES FE examination and successfully complete the requirements of the traineeship.

The Engineer Examination Program offers the opportunity to apply and compete in a Department of Civil Service test utilizing an online questionnaire at any time. The information provided in the online questionnaire will be used to review applicant qualifications and will serve as the test for Assistant Engineer (Environmental) and Engineer Trainee positions. You may access additional information as well as the examination announcement online at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/engineering/oc/.

  • Under the New York State Education Department guidelines, all professional engineers must practice only in their area(s) of competency or they may be subject to disciplinary action.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law who also meet the minimum qualifications listed above will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

Duties Description

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20/Engineer Trainee, NS, position assigned to the Administrative Support Services Group (ASSG), Bureau of Capital Operations. ASSG supervises and manages OMHs capital planning and construction program, and provides direct technical assistance for physical plant operations and maintenance. Under the direction of the Supervisor of Plant Operations and Maintenance, the incumbent will will be responsible for assisting in the comprehensive oversight of environmental compliance programs for OMH. The incumbent will provide technical direction to consultant resources and provide environmental engineering guidance and direction to facilities planners, facility plant superintendents, and facility administrators on environmental issues impacting operations of OMH facilities and the capital projects completed at these facilities. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Apply environmental engineering knowledge and offer technical assistance and oversight to ensure contracts, projects, and construction planning comply with environmental engineering standards.

Provide support to OMH facilities planners on environmental issues related to capital improvements at OMH facilities. Review all capital construction project documents for accuracy and adherence to developed program objectives.

  • Provide a variety of consultative and/or evaluative engineering services in various stages of a capital project, from the design phase of planned projects through completion.
  • May act as project manager for capital environmental projects, under the direct supervision of a professional engineer.

Provide technical oversight and direction to environmental engineering consultants performing environmental services related to ensuring compliance with Federal and New York State Environmental Laws and Regulations, compliance with environmental permit requirements, asbestos testing and abatement, proper handling of hazardous waste, cooling tower water quality testing and maintenance, proper cleanup of petroleum spills, water quality assessments, indoor air quality assessments.

  • Review and approve environmental consultant contracts and invoices.
  • Review consultant generated reports and provide feedback to resolve environmental issues and concerns identified in the reports.

Provide direction and assistance to statewide OMH facilities on environmental matters including Petroleum Bulk Storage facilities and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste management including universal, pharmaceutical and regulated medical wastes, potable drinking water, sanitary sewerage, stormwater, asbestos management, indoor air quality concerns, regulated air emissions, cooling towers, reportable petroleum spills, and notices of violation/consent orders.

Monitor agency compliance with environmental regulations in ongoing operations and in remedial situations that result from notices of violations from control agencies.

Develop reports, as required, for submission to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) related to the OMH environmental portfolio.

Review and assess training material for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and DEC required trainings provided to OMH facility staff.

Assist the Professional Engineer 1 (Environmental) with the completion of the annual Statewide environmental audit program for the OMH.

Maintain complete and adequate records to document resolved and on-going environmental issues.

Maintain and update OMHs records repository and database of environmental engineering reports.

Interact with representatives of other State agencies and control agencies in identifying and resolving environmentally critical issues.

Statewide travel to all Psychiatric Center locations will be required for this position.

Additional Comments

The Administrative Support Services Group is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking with exclusive employee entrance to office areas is available for $5/month.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

Application Dues: 02/15/24

Notes on Applying: To be considered, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format to omhhrm@omh.ny.gov. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #149825 in the subject line of your email when applying.


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