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New York State Civil Service Trades Specialist Electrician in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, 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 a 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 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. Application Process - Candidates are required to provide specific, verifiable information about their qualifying experience. This information should be on the letterhead of the employer under whom the qualifying experience was gained and include names and titles of supervisors, duties performed during the training period and specific dates of employment and be signed by that employer. * Candidates qualifying through the completion of appropriate course work should include a copy of their transcript or listing of course work completed. * A copy of a trades union card is acceptable documentary proof of qualification. * Candidates who do not submit appropriate documentary proof that they meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered for appointment. Per Agreement between the Civil Service Employees Association, Inc. and the State of New York, Article 45 (c) the requirement to prove qualification shall rest with the employee. ## Duties Description * Perform all phases of electrical installation and construction. * Troubleshoot, repair and maintain three-phase 120v/208v and 277v/480v electrical systems. * Effectively communicate with supervisors and other trades workers, both when receiving and providing direction. * Retrieve daily assignments and track accountable hours using the AiM work management system. * Submit accurate and proper documentation in a timely manner. ## Additional Comments Operational Needs: * Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New York State motor vehicle operator’s license. * Asbestos certification required within 90 days of appointment as well as compliance with all related PESH/OSHA regulations. * Able to work at heights using ladders, scaffolding, platform lifts, boom lifts. * Able to operate a variety of forklifts (OSHA certification provided after appointment). * Able to lift minimum of 80 lbs. * Able to read, interpret blueprints, schematic designs and circuit diagrams. * Able to interpret National Electrical Codes (NEC). * Able to work independently and perform duties at the journeyman level. ## Notes on Applying Please submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying. Date Posted: 07/22/21 Applications Due: 08/06/21 Vacancy ID: 89151 Agency: General Services, Office of Title: Trades Specialist Electrician Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance Salary Grade: 12 Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA) Salary Range: From $44354 to $51140 Annually Employment Type: Full-Time Appointment Type: Contingent Permanent Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class Travel Percentage: 0% Workweek: Mon-Fri Hours Per Week: 40 From: 2:30 AM To: 10:30 PM Flextime allowed?: No Mandatory overtime?: No Compressed workweek allowed?: No Telecommuting allowed?: No County: Albany City: Albany State: NY Zip Code: 12242 Name: Human Resources/HM Telephone: 518-473-5282 Fax: 518-486-1631 Email Address: Street Address: 1220 Washington Avenue Street: NYS Office of General Services, HRM 31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza