Maintenance & Trades
SHARE

Facility Operations

Facility Operations Assistant 1
Facility Operations Assistant 1/SG-6

Facility Operations Assistants perform a variety of routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual tasks related to the operation and maintenance of state-owned buildings and facilities, surrounding grounds, and vehicles and equipment used in maintaining these sites.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no education or experience qualifications for this class.

Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and to understand and carry out written or oral instructions. When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle being operated.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Utilities)

Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Utilities)/SG-6

Facility Operations Assistants 1 (Utilities) perform a variety of relatively unskilled tasks and routine manual labor on an assigned shift in a heating and/or air-conditioning plant or in building mechanical equipment rooms.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no education or experience qualifications for this position. Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and to understand and carry out written or oral instructions. When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Plant Utilities

Plant Utilities Assistant
Plant Utilities Assistant/SG-9

Under the general direction of a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 or higher-level plant utilities position, Plant Utilities Assistants assist in the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air-conditioning and electrical distribution.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate meeting any of the following criteria may qualify:

  1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force.
  2. Previously enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR certified as a Marine Engineer issued by the Coast Guard.
  3. Previously enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army.
  4. Previously enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy.
  5. Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) and qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine.
  6. Completion of the New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC).
  7. High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer license or Stationary Engineer license.
  8. Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineering or Marine Engineering;
  9. Associate’s degree in HVAC.
  10. One year of full-time hands-on experience in the maintenance and operation of a commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
  11. One year of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
  12. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (440 hours) OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college.          
How to Apply

Complete application Form NYS-APP for Plant Utilities Assistant and the Location Preference Sheet, or call the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel office to request an application packet. 

Send completed application and Location Preference Sheet by mail, fax or email to:

Personnel - Classification and Examination Unit
New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
The Harriman State Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12226
Phone: 518-457-8132
Fax: 518-453-8465
Email: [email protected]

 

VIEW EXAM ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Plant Utilities Engineer 1

Plant Utilities Engineer 1/SG-14

In a heating and/or air-conditioning plant, or in a single or multi-building facility, positions in this title operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, test, and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air-conditioning and electrical distribution in the most efficient and safe manner possible. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate meeting any of the following criteria may qualify:

  1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force.
  2. Previously enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the Coast Guard.
  3. Previously enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army.
  4. Previously enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy.
  5. Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) and qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine.
  6. Completion of a New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC).
  7. High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License.
  8. Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineering or Marine Engineering.
  9. Four years of full-time hands on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
  10. Four years of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
  11. Associate’s degree in HVAC AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above.
  12. Completion of an HVAC certificate of diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours) OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above.   
How to Apply

Complete application Form NYS-APP for Plant Utilities Engineer 1 and the Location Preference Sheet, or call the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel office to request an application packet. 

Send completed application and Location Preference Sheet by mail, fax or email to:

Personnel - Classification and Examination Unit
New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
The Harriman State Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12226
Phone: 518-457-8132
Fax: 518-453-8465
Email: [email protected]

 

view exam announcement 

Service & Repair

Service & Repair Assistant (Motor Equipment)
Service & Repair Assistant (Motor Equipment)/SG-9

Service & Repair Assistants (Motor Equipment) perform semi-skilled motor equipment and mechanical maintenance and repair work under the supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Motor Equipment), Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment), Trades Generalist, or other journey-level mechanical trades position.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess two years of full-time experience in mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson OR completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course in the mechanical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

STATE JOBS NY

Service & Repair Mechanic (Corcraft)

Service & Repair Mechanic (Corcraft)/SG-12

Service & Repair Mechanics (Corcraft) install, repair, service, and sell/improve Corcraft products used throughout the state. Incumbents work directly with staff from Corcraft, Central Office, and correctional facilities, and may supervise others such as state employees, contract employees, and incarcerated individuals in the performance of their duties.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess one year of experience in the installation and repair of products similar to those sold by Corcraft, and one year of experience involving direct sales to commercial purchasers.  

A bachelor’s degree in marketing or sales may be substituted for the one year of sales experience.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

STATE JOBS NY

Service & Repair Mechanic (Electronics)

Service & Repair Mechanic (Electronics)/SG-12

Service & Repair Mechanics (Electronics) install, service, and repair electronic equipment. Positions in this class exist at state facilities where there is a large quantity of electronic equipment and where most repairs are made.

How to Apply

Go to the Civil Service website using the link below and use the search feature to find the examination announcement for Service & Repair Mechanic (Electronics). Follow the directions to register for the examination.

CIVIL SERVICE WEBSITE

Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R)

Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R)/SG-12

Service & Repair Mechanics (HVAC-R) are responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, and installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment in a state facility. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in the mechanical or electrical trades under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in the mechanical or electrical trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.  

At least one year must include both training and work in the operation and maintenance of commercial type refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment OR successful completion of the two-year Service & Repair Mechanic (HVAC-R) traineeship, or a two-year refrigeration repair and maintenance training, apprenticeship or equivalent program.*

*Successful completion of the traineeship and training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work.  Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better.  Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

STATE JOBS NY

Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment)

Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment)/SG-12

Service & Repair Mechanics (Motor Equipment) perform skilled mechanical work in automotive repair shops to maintain, repair, and overhaul of gasoline, diesel-powered, and alternative fuel self-propelled and non-self-propelled motor-driven equipment, and may perform routine maintenance and mechanical repairs on disabled vehicles, construction, and other equipment in the field. 

How to Apply

Go to the Civil Service website using the link below and use the search feature to find the examination announcement for Serve & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment). Follow the directions to register for the examination.

CIVIL SERVICE WEBSITE

Trades

Trades Generalist
Trades Generalist/SG-12

A Trades Generalist performs journey-level work in one trade, and skilled and semi-skilled level work in a combination of other trades in the repairing and maintaining of facilities and equipment. Incumbents may supervise others in maintenance, repair, installation, and construction activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completing technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.  

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Trades Specialist (Carpenter)

Trades Specialist (Carpenter)/SG-12

Trades Specialists (Carpenter) perform journey-level carpentry work and may supervise others in the construction and repair of structures and other wood items. In addition to carpentry, this trades includes roofing, millwork, furniture construction, furniture finishing and repair, and cabinet work. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in carpentry work under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in carpentry at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Carpenter) traineeship or a two-year carpenter training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program,* such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.

*Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work.  Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better.  Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Trades Specialist (Electrician)

Trades Specialist (Electrician)/SG-12

Trades Specialists (Electrician) perform journey-level electrical work and may supervise others in the repair, maintenance, and installation of electrical systems and equipment following applicable electric code regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Electrician) traineeship or two-year electrician training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program* such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.

*Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work.  Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better.  Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Trades Specialist (Locksmith)

Trades Specialist (Locksmith)/SG-12

A Trades Specialist (Locksmith) installs, maintains and repairs locks and keys and other door or gate hardware, and compiles and maintains related records in a state facility.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in locksmithing under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in locksmithing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY


 

Trades Specialist (Mason & Plasterer)

Trades Specialist (Mason & Plasterer)/SG-12

Trades Specialists (Mason & Plasterer) perform journey-level masonry and plastering work and may supervise others in the construction and repair of buildings and structures involving the use of a variety of masonry materials, including brick, stone, plaster, and concrete.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in masonry under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in masonry at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Mason & Plasterer) traineeship or a two-year masonry training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program,* such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program. 
 
*Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work.  Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better.  Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Trades Specialist (Painter)

Trades Specialist (Painter)/SG-12

A Trades Specialist (Painter) performs journey-level painting work and may supervise others in preparing surfaces and applying coats of paint, varnish, and other finishes and stains to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces and fixtures of buildings, structures, furniture, equipment, and materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in painting under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completing technical courses in painting at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

Trades Specialist (Plumber & Steamfitter)

Trades Specialist (Plumber & Steamfitter)/SG-12

Trades Specialists (Plumber & Steamfitter) perform journey-level plumbing and steamfitting work and may supervise others in installing, altering, and repairing pipes, and fittings and fixtures of heating, ventilating, heating control, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in plumbing under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in plumbing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Plumber & Steamfitter) traineeship, or a two-year plumbing training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program,* such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.
 
*Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work.  Course work must be completed with an average of “C” or better.  Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY

 

Trades Specialist (Welder)

Trades Specialist (Welder)/SG-12

Trades Specialists (Welder) plan, layout, and fabricate a variety of metals, including steel, iron, brass, and aluminum and may supervise others in the construction, repair, and maintenance of structures and equipment using electric arc and gas welding equipment in accordance with approved trade practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess four years of full-time experience in welding under a skilled tradesperson that would provide training equivalent to that received in a training or an apprenticeship or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completing technical courses in welding at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

How to Apply

Apply directly to a facility of your choice using the link below OR send a cover letter and resume to the facility listed on the StateJobsNY website.

FIND A FACILITY

 STATE JOBS NY