Facility Operations Assnt 1 Utilities - Grade 06

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 169 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Facility Operations Assnt 1 Utilities
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Facility Operations Assnt 1 Utilities 06 $35,177 $43,521

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Job Duties

As a Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Utilities), you would perform a variety of routine unskilled and semiskilled manual tasks related to heating and/or air-conditioning plant or in the mechanical equipment rooms of state owned buildings on an assigned shift. The positions report to Plant Utilities Assistant or Plant Utilities Engineers. Positions are classified in this title when the predominant duties reside within an agency’s physical plant.  All positions are in the labor jurisdictional class.

As a Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Utilities), you would clean heating and utilities areas and cleans and polishes operating equipment; clean parts and equipment that are being overhauled; paint heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment and related areas; perform specific tasks as directed in performing maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment, steam, gas and water lines, and other related plumbing, heating or ventilation equipment; lubricate machinery in the boiler, chiller, pump and mechanical equipment rooms according to schedule; participate in in-service training courses and on-the-job instruction in the fundamentals of utility plant operation and engineering; perform specific tasks in operating utility plant equipment including heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment to learn operating procedures; and may pick up and deliver parts and assist in maintaining pools.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.  When required to operate motor vehicles, incumbents must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle being operated.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Mobility Options

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