New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: February 16, 2019
Title:Plant Utilities Engineer 1
Location:Forensic Investigation Center
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Union Representation:CSEA Operational
Duties & Responsibilities:Reports to the Plant Utilities Engineer 4 and assists in facility engineering. Supervises the activities of maintenance and custodial staff.

Responsible for the operation and maintenance, as well as the tests and calibrations of all electrical components, including high voltage electrical distribution systems and equipment and emergency diesel power generation systems for critical building components at the direction of the Plant Utilities Engineer 4.

Maintains uninterrupted power supply system for critical building components; and other building systems including, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, hot water, plumbing, refrigeration, compressed air, laboratory vacuum systems, water purification, laboratory gas systems and lines, building and evidence security and monitoring systems, as well as fire detection and sprinkler structures.

Coordinates installation and/or maintenance of all computer and telephone cabling.

Responsible for the oversight of systems maintenance, health and safety issues, and energy conservation projects, including the maintenance of laboratory hoods, biological safety cabinets and other chemical storage areas.

In conjunction with the Plant Utilities Engineer 4, participates in off hours monitoring and maintenance of the above listed laboratory systems requiring 24 hour availability to return to the building.

Prepares and administers facility related service contracts.

Assists in the completion of other engineering repairs and maintenance at other Division of State Police Installations.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications:An Associate Degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent. This must include a minimum of thirty (30) college credit hours in any combination of the following course areas: Heating, Ventilation Boiler and Steam Systems and Air Conditioning Industrial Electricity; Electrical Circuits Electric Utility Systems; Fluid Mechanics Plant Operation and Technical Communications Maintenance; Thermal Dynamics Industrial Instrumentation; Physics and Control; Utility Refrigeration Industrial Safety; Mechanics Environmental Air Quality; and, Blue Print Reading and Sketching.


One year satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities.


Four years of such experience and 30 college credit hours in any combination of the courses listed above.
Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $47,773.00.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

Contact Information

Contact Name:Ms. MaryEllen Tedesco
Contact Address:New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone:518/457-3840
Contact Fax:518/485-2293
Additional Instructions:Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.

Web page posted February 1, 2019