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Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-309 (Previously Posted as 18-146)
Application Due By 06/01/2018
Title Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau

Albany
Central Office
Environmental Remediation

Salary:
Grade:
$56,604 - $79,577 Effective April 2018
20/18 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Provisional/Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities

Bureau of Technical Support/Facility Compliance Section
Assistant Engineer(Envir)/Engineer Trainee 18/20

Job Duties:

The candidate will be involved with the development and implementation of regulations within the Petroleum Bulk Storage, Chemical Bulk Storage, Major Oil Storage Facilities, Federal Underground Storage Tanks and Liquefied Natural Gas Programs.

  • Apply an understanding of science and engineering to develop and/or review regulations, guidance documents, identify appropriate industry standards and evaluate their use in implementing the regulations.
  • Manage multiple projects while meeting project deadlines.
  • Evaluate facilities for compliance with all applicable or relevant regulations, standards, and guidance and where necessary work with regional staff in bringing appropriate enforcement actions including overseeing the development and execution of work plans to bring a facility into compliance.
  • Provide technical support and clear communication both verbally and in writing to management, colleagues, outside professionals, and the regulated public on the regulations, standards and guidance.
    In addition, some travel will be required and the use of a respirator may be required during some field work.
Minimum Qualifications Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.

For eligibility under 70.4 transfer, Provisional appointment, or 55b/c, employees must meet the minimum qualifications below. Please note that if applying under the 55b/c, candidates must include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55b/c program.

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Engineer Trainee, NS:

A Bachelor's or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
If you are applying with proof of successful completion of the FE examination, you must also have one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

NOTE: 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.

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), SG-20:

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND a Bachelor's or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including respirator, will be required. Travel and overtime may be required. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40 hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification.
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: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.

18-278

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 18-278
Application Due By 05/25/2018
Title Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Albany
Central Office
Materials Management
Salary:
Grade:
$56,604 - $79,577 Effective April 2018
20/18 Salary and appointment level is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities The successful candidate will be assigned to duties within the Bureau of Hazardous Waste and Radiation Management within the RCRA Permitting Section. It is anticipated that the candidate, after a traineeship, will spend significant time on site at hazardous waste management facilities. Specific duties will include the following:
1. RCRA Permitting. Review permit applications submitted in accordance with Hazardous Waste Management regulations. Prepare applicable modules for operating, corrective action, and post-closure permits.
2. RCRA Compliance Determinations and Compliance inspections. Inspections may include sampling of air, water, soils etc.; records review; report write-up and associated follow up with facility and other DEC personnel.
3. Spills and Releases Compliance Determinations. This includes inspection, records review, report writing and appropriate follow up.
4. Technical Documents Review/Evaluation - Perform technical/engineering evaluation of documents submitted in accordance with requirements of hazardous waste management permitted facilities.
Minimum Qualifications Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.
or
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.

For eligibility under 70.4 transfer, Provisional appointment, or 55b/c, employees must meet the minimum qualifications below. Please note that if applying under the 55b/c, candidates must include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55b/c program.

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Engineer Trainee, NS:

A Bachelor's or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination.
If you are applying with proof of successful completion of the FE examination, you must also have one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

NOTE: 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.

Minimum qualifications for appointment to Assistant Engineer (Environmental), SG-20:

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND a Bachelor's or higher level degree in: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Design Engineering; Environmental Resources Engineering; Environmental Systems Engineering; Water Resources Engineering or Forestry Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Paper Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Plastics Engineering; Aeronautical Engineering and Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the degrees listed above. **
**If you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering Science, you must provide your transcript or documentation by the education institution that specifically states what the engineering concentration is;

~OR~

Proof of successful completion of a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination AND one year of engineering experience in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40 hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification.
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: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

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.