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									STATE OF NEW YORK
DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
LATHAM, NEW YORK 12110

                              VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HRB #12-11

                                   CLOSING DATE: JULY 27, 2012

This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State
Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified
Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.

POSITIONS TO BE FILLED PENDING AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING.

Title:                          General Mechanic /Plumber/Steamfitter

Location:                       Stewart ANGB - Newburgh - Anticipated number of vacancies - 1

Salary Grade:                   SG-12

Salary:                         Starts at $38,612 with annual increments to the job rate of $47,138.

                                In addition:

                                Stewart ANGB receives a Mid-Hudson Adjustment of $1,513.

Primary Responsibilities:       General Mechanics are assigned to various program and geographic
                                areas, some of which require specialized knowledge in a field as
                                evidenced by a parenthetic. The grade level of the parenthetic title,
                                however, is distinguished by the same characteristics as described
                                below. General Mechanics with parenthetic perform the same
                                activities as the positions in the general title but within a specialized
                                subject matter, requiring substantive and specific knowledge and
                                experience in that field. The trade fields for the parenthetic titles are
                                summarized at the end of the general title description.

                                General Mechanic (GM) works under a designated supervisor to
                                perform journeyman work in one or more of the building or mechanical
                                trades, and skilled and semiskilled work in a combination of other
                                trades. Building trades include such specialties as carpentry, roofing,
                                and locksmith skills; while the mechanical trades include the
                                maintenance and repair of plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, air
                                conditioning and refrigeration systems.

                                The position performs responsibilities in accordance with National
                                Guard Bureau (NGB) standards, specifically those requirements of the
                                Master Cooperative Agreement between the NGB and the DMNA, as
                                well as agency and labor contract duties and responsibilities – current
                                and as amended.
                     Required to coordinate activities, perform project tasks and schedule
                     work to be completed in order to ensure the effective utilization of staff,
                     materials and equipment and ensure project schedule is met in a
                     timely manner. Specifically:

                       I.      Required to meet and communicate with administrators and
                               supervisors representing other trades to explain project
                               parameters and schedules.

                      II.      Where directed by chain of command, will be required to
                               coordinate, assign and instruct and supervise subordinates
                               such as Maintenance Assistants, Maintenance Helpers and
                               Hourly employees in maintenance, repair, installation and
                               construction activities.

                     III.      As assigned, may supervise other trade specialties to include:
                               Carpenters, Electricians, Plumber/Steamfitters, Painters and
                               Masons in maintenance, repair, installation and construction
                               activities.

                     IV.       May be required to perform various maintenance related
                               activities; ensuring operational compliance and maintaining
                               facility readiness.

                     General Mechanic Plumber/Steamfitter:

                            a. Performs journeyman plumbing and steamfitting work in the
                            installation and repair of pipes, fittings, heating fixtures, ventilation
                            systems, heating controls and water and drainage systems in
                            accordance with applicable plumbing code regulations.

                            b. Maintains, installs, inspects and repairs plumbing fixtures and
                            appliances, including but not limited to sinks, showers, commodes,
                            drinking fountains, water pumps, valves, gas and water meters,
                            water heaters, and pneumatic controls.

                            c. Required to properly repair and replace plumbing fixtures and
                            appliances according to building codes, safety regulations and all
                            established trade and agency procedures.

                            d. As directed, responsible for ordering necessary replacement
                            parts and equipment in accordance with all purchasing and buying
                            procedures and regulations.

                            e. As assigned, may supervise other maintenance titles on a daily
                            basis as appropriate or in the repair, maintenance and installation
                            of plumbing systems and equipment projects.

                            f. Other job related duties as required and assigned.

General Duties and                Work from verbal or written descriptions or from drawings or
Responsibilities*:       sketches to design, plan, layout and complete a variety of
                         general trades projects.
                        Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and
                         equipment required for craft to which assigned.
                        Ability to operate and maintain tools, machinery and
                         equipment required for craft to which assigned.
                        Reviews in-house work requests, and visits project site to
                         determine materials needed to complete projects.
                        May conduct inspections of the facility to determine
                         maintenance needs and recommend priorities for repair
                         based on the nature of the maintenance problem.
                        Prepares plans of action based on verbal and written
                         instructions.
                        May draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale from
                         verbal or written instructions to accomplish a project.
                        Provides supervisor with recommendations for the type,
                         quantity and quality of materials needed to accomplish a
                         project.
                        May be required to complete Purchase Order (PO)
                         documentation.
                        May be required to have general working knowledge of any
                         and all computer software related to the trade specialty
                         and/or agency operations; including the Statewide Financial
                         System.
                        As required, assembles materials, tools and equipment
                         needed.
                        Monitors and inspects work in progress and upon
                         completion to ensure compliance with relevant guidelines,
                         codes and regulations; proper use of materials and
                         equipment; and adherence to schedules are met.
                        Prepares and maintains written records of work performed
                         and completed accounting for labor and materials used.
                         Written progress reports, following a prescribed format may
                         sometimes be needed when a project is under way.
                        Provides verbal instruction and/or demonstrates proper
                         trade techniques and the proper use of tools and equipment.
                        May track inventory and control of the distribution of tools
                         and equipment and maintain such equipment.
                        Must have ability to climb ladders, work on scaffolds,
                         platforms, and lifts, and be comfortable working at heights.
                        Must be able to life heavy objects, bend and reach for
                         extended periods of time.
                        Maintains shop machinery.
                        Assists in the preparation and provides input for the written
                         performance evaluations of subordinate employees.
                        May occasionally fill in for Supervisor in their absence.
                        Performs general grounds maintenance tasks such as
                         clearing sites, mowing lawns, cutting bush and wood,
                         trimming and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads
                                             and sidewalks, snow and ice removal, collection/pick-up of
                                             trash and other obstructions from the building and
                                             surrounding areas.
                                            When directed, may be required to perform the duties of a
                                             lower graded position within the maintenance series.
                                            May periodically be required to travel to other facilities, to
                                             attend training or to perform job related duties as needed.
                                            Overtime may be required.
                                            Must have the ability to perform tasks with minimal
                                             supervision.
                                            Ability to prepare written material in a clear and concise
                                             form.
                                            Ability to read and write in English.
                                            Demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness.
                                            Good oral and written communication skills.
                                            Performs other job related duties as assigned.
                                            Additional training may be required to meet operational
                                             needs.

Mandatory                          I.    Must have two years of New York State service in a
Specification/Qualifications*:           maintenance series title allocated to a Grade 9 or above; or four
                                         years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under
                                         the supervision of a skilled trades worker; or two years
                                         experience in maintenance or mechanical work and completion
                                         of an appropriate two-year technical school.

                                   II.   Must be at least eighteen years old.

                                  III.   May be required to have and maintain a valid driver's license to
                                         operate a motor vehicle in New York State based on agency
                                         requirements.

                                 IV.     May be required to acquire and maintain a military driver’s
                                         license to operate military vehicles and equipment.

                                  V.     In accordance with required National Guard Bureau standards,
                                         may minimally be required to obtain and maintain a favorable
                                         National Agency Check (NAC) or National Agency Check with
                                         Inquiries (NACI) to determine suitability, loyalty, and
                                         trustworthiness and to provide appropriate clearance for any
                                         necessary computer network or restricted area accesses in the
                                         performance of your duties.

                                 VI.     Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local
                                         codes, standards, rules and regulations.

                                 VII.    Must be able to perform all job duties within the Maintenance
                                         Helper and Maintenance Assistant titles, including heavy lifting,
                                         working at heights and working in various weather conditions,
                                         including inclement weather.
                At all times, the employee must maintain all required certification
                levels and minimum standards; failure to do so will subject the
                individual to disciplinary action, including possible termination.

                *Parenthetical positions may require specific educational, certification
                and/or work experience. Parenthetical positions may require
                additional duties and responsibilities related to trade. At time of hire,
                must have any and all necessary certifications and or licenses; must
                provide proof of current certifications and demonstrate job knowledge
                to perform position related duties and responsibilities. Individual is
                responsible for ensuring all required certifications/licenses remain
                current at all times during employment.

                NOTE: Position standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of
                duties and responsibilities of the position described. Standards cannot
                and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately
                performed by an incumbent. The minimum qualifications above are
                those which were required for appointment at the time the Position
                Standards were written. Please contact State Human Resources
                Directorate for current information on minimum requirements for
                appointment.

                General Mechanic/Plumber/Steamfitter:

                   a. Four years of full time experience under a journeyman plumber
                   and/or steamfitter; or two years in an apprenticeship training
                   program and completion/certification of an appropriate two-year
                   technical school in the plumbing trades.
                   b. Working knowledge of all applicable plumbing standards,
                   building codes and safety regulations.
                   c. Ability to weld, braze and solder using both gas and arc welding
                   equipment.
                   d. Ability to make standard arithmetic computations to address the
                   size and scale of various project details; and to calculate the
                   quantity of materials and labor required to complete such project.
                   e. If required by NGB standards, general working knowledge of any
                   and all computer software related to the trade specialty.
                   f. At the time of hire, must meet any and all New York State or
                   federal certification/license requirements.

How to Apply:   To be considered for interview, submit a cover letter and resume. In
                cover letter indicate the title, location, vacancy announcement number
                (HRB) of the position you are applying for and how you meet the
                minimum qualifications for the position.

                If you are a former public employee retired within New York State
                currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the
                retirement system in your cover letter.

                Cover letter and resume may be submitted via E-mail (preferred
                              method), Mail, or FAX.

                              E-mail to: Jeff.Harwood@US.Army.mil

                              OR

                              Mail to:

                              State of New York
                              Division of Military and Naval Affairs
                              State Human Resources Management
                              330 Old Niskayuna Road
                              Latham, New York 12110-3514
                              Attn: Classifications

                              OR

                              FAX to: (518) 786-6085

                              ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN STATE HUMAN
                              RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (MNHS) BY 5:00 PM, JULY 27, 2012.

                              VAGUENESS AND OMISSIONS WILL NOT BE RESOLVED IN
                              YOUR FAVOR.

Subject of Interview:         ALL CURRENT DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS
                              (DMNA) STATE EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM
                              QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE INTERVIEWED TO EVALUATE THEIR
                              TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO THE DUTIES AND
                              REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.

                              CANDIDATES WHO ARE NOT CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF DMNA
                              AND WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
                              CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW TO EVALUATE THEIR TRAINING
                              AND EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO THE DUTIES AND
                              REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.

POSTED: JULY 12, 2012

STATE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HRB #12-11

New York State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

								
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