Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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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 18-443
Application Due By 08/24/2018
Title Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau

Long Island City
Region 2
Materials Management

Salary:
Grade:
$56,604 - $79,577 Effective 4/2018
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
  • Review technical reports, attend public meetings, perform field inspections and site visits.
  • Attend and participate in technical and administrative meetings, training sessions and all phases of enforcement actions
  • Develop and execute written correspondence in paper and electronic format with the public and regulated community.
  • Coordinate reviews and responses with other local and state agencies.
  • Develop and maintain electronic database for all projects assigned
  • Develop and maintain close working relationship with other internal Department staff, and local and state agencies.
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 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 degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology as listed below;
Qualifying degrees: 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 NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying experience:
One year of full-time 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 passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND a bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;
Qualifying degrees: 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 Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below:

Qualifying experience:
One year of full-time 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. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain. Must be able to work in remote areas. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Must be available for emergency response. 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: 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.

18-451

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 18-451
Application Due By 08/24/2018
Title Assistant Engineer (Environmental) / Engineer Trainee
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau

Albany
Central Office
Air Resources

Salary:
Grade:
$56,604 - $79,577 Effective 4/2018
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 Contingent Permanent/Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Duties/Responsibilities

The Engineer Trainee assigned to the Bureau of Mobile Sources and Technology Development (BMSTD), Light Duty Vehicle Programs Section, will be responsible for:

  • Development of technical specifications for motor vehicle emissions inspections.
  • Completion of test scripts to ensure proper functionality of contractor-provided inspection software.
  • Completion of field work related to:
    • The annual remote sensing program (9-county New York City Metropolitan Area);
    • Statewide heavy duty diesel opacity testing;
    • Statewide compliance audits related to aftermarket catalytic converters and low emission vehicle sales.
  • Maintenance of databases related to vehicle manufacturer low emission vehicle (LEV), zero emission vehicle (ZEV), and greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting.
  • Completion of regulatory updates to NYS regulations under 6 NYCRR Parts 217 and 218.
  • Assist with project administration related to the Volkswagen Consent Decree, Appendix D.
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 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 degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology as listed below;
Qualifying degrees: 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 NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying experience:
One year of full-time 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 passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) AND a bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;
Qualifying degrees: 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 Examination (FE) AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below:

Qualifying experience:
One year of full-time 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. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Able to possess working knowledge of technology intensive, mandatory programs. Good written and oral communication skills to present results. Able to travel to meetings and outside conferences as required. Able to represent Bureau/Division at meetings and conferences. Capable of dealing effectively with the general public, government, and other outside entities.
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.