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Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer Electronics

Applications accepted from the general public (including current and past state employees and 55-b/c candidates.) You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer Electronics
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-00195+
Application Due By 7/10/15
Title Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer Electronics
Location: City
DEC Region
Region 4
Air Resources/Air Quality Surveillance&

$57,949 - $73,519 (Effective 4/14)

Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent/Non-Competitive+
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The Division of Air Resources operates an extensive air monitoring network throughout the State to gather air quality data for a suite of air contaminants. The Senior Laboratory Equipment Designer (Electronics) in the Network Operations Section is a supervisory position that schedules and oversees the work of lower level staff. The incumbent will be responsible for the design, operation, maintenance and repair of air quality monitoring equipment as well as QA/QC procedures and the verification and review of monitoring data and operational parameters. Other tasks include the oversight and management of the establishment of air quality monitoring stations, including siting, construction and electrical communication connection through hands-on and supervision of lower level staff. This includes vacation coverage for field staff as needed. The incumbent will also develop and design operational procedures for complex electronic equipment and support systems; prepare written correspondence and reports; and work with research staff to assist in the development of papers and presentation. The incumbent will be responsible for ordering parts and supplies and maintaining proper recordkeeping for the purchasing system.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements

+Minimum Qualifications for Non-Competitive Appointments:

High School diploma and four years of experience in the construction, design, operation, and repair of special machines, tools, and/or equipment fabricated for laboratory use;
Bachelor's Degree with specialization in machine design and two years of experience in the construction, design, operation, and repair of special machines, tools, and/or equipment fabricated for laboratory use.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
To Apply

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.