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New York State Civil Service Engineer Trainee (Electrical)* OR Assistant Engineer (Electrical) in Plainview, New York

Agency Public Service, Department of

Title Engineer Trainee (Electrical)* OR Assistant Engineer (Electrical)

Occupational Category Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade 20

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $64296 to $89166 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Nassau

Street Address 125 East Bethpage Rd

City Plainview

State NY

Zip Code 11803

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State EmployeesCurrent New York State employee with one year or more permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service as an Assistant Engineer, Grade 20, OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service in a qualifying title and eligible for transfer* under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law. General Public:55-b/cCandidates who are currently 55-b/c eligible and meet the below qualifications either for the Engineer Trainee (Electrical) or the Assistant Engineer (Electrical) are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55-b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55-b/c eligibility letter.Engineering ListsCandidates already on the appropriate Engineering Lists have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting. If you are not on the list and meet the below qualifications, you may apply to be added to the continuous recruitment engineering list(s) for these titles.Engineer Trainee (Electrical), NS-18:Applicants must have a qualifying* bachelor’s degree or higher, OR proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE) and at least one year of full-time engineering experience in electrical systems. ?Assistant Engineer (Electrical), Grade 20:Applicants must have proof of passing the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE), AND either: a qualifying bachelor’s degree or higher OR at least one year of full-time engineering experience in electrical systems. *Upon successful completion of at least one year of the traineeship and passing the FE exam, trainees may be advanced to the Assistant Engineer (Electrical), Grade 20. Trainees who do not obtain their FE by the end of the two-year traineeship will be removed from the Trainee position. Candidates are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website ( to determine transfer eligibility. Information on qualifying degrees and experience can be found at

Duties Description The Assistant Engineer (Electrical), Grade 20, will work in the Long Island Office (LIO), primarily fulfilling the responsibilities of LIO in accordance with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Reform Act and will also work with the Department’s Office of Electric, Gas, and Water (OEGW). Duties include, but are not limited to:• Fulfilling responsibilities in accordance with the LIPA Reform Act. • Reviewing Utility 2.0 filing and identifying any related issues.• Reviewing the utilities drawings in compliance with National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).• Providing support to senior staff for depreciation studies.• Examining utilities cost allocations, embedded costs, and rate design.• Reviewing utility performance metrics.• Reviewing utilities capital and operation and maintenance budget, including monthly capital expenditure variance reports.• Monitoring utility storm preparedness and response activities including conducting field visits during storm events.

Additional Comments The primary mission of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS or Department) is to ensure affordable, safe, secure, and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water services for New York State’s residential and business consumers, at just and reasonable rates, while protecting the natural environment. The Department also seeks to stimulate effective competitive markets for clean, renewable, and distributed energy resources that benefit New York consumers, as well as product and service innovations.Engineers at DPS provide technical expertise on matters involving the planning, design, maintenance, operations, reliability, and expansion of the aforementioned services and their infrastructure in furtherance of achieving the Department’s mission and the State’s Clean Energy Standard mandate of 70 percent renewable energy by 2030.The Department of Public Service is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Accessibility Link on the Department’s webpage at The above salary range reflects the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.

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Name Human Resources Management - LB


Fax 518-473-9990

Email Address


Street 3 Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12223

Notes on Applying Please send a resume and cover letter to or fax them to Human Resources Management at (518)473-9990. Please reference “Assistant Engineer (Electrical), posting 00855” when applying.