New York State has approximately 2 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in General Services, Office of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
Construction Estimator 1 Mechanical
As a Construction Estimator 1 (Mechanical), you would estimate the cost of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment and their installation. Quantities are derived from the drawings and designer notes, and unit costs are obtained from guides or higher-level estimators. You would also review payment requisitions and prepare and review the cost of change order work.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
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.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
There are two examinations that are held to fill this title. Please note that employees of New York State may qualify to take both examinations.
For qualified employees of New York State:
On or before the date of examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of General Services and have had three months of permanent competitive, non-competitive, or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Drafting Technician (all parenthetics) or Junior Superintendent of Construction. Only the title listed is qualifying.
For all other qualified individuals:
On or before the date of examination, you must have:
Either 1. four years of experience in estimating cost of mechanical or electrical construction, mechanical or electrical design and/or mechanical or electrical drafting. One year must have included experience in cost preparation and/or cost review of mechanical or electrical components of building projects;
Or 2. an associate's degree in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, construction technology, construction management, or building sciences AND two years of experience in estimating cost of mechanical or electrical construction, mechanical or electrical design and/or mechanical or electrical drafting. One year must have included experience in cost preparation and/or cost review of mechanical or electrical components of building projects;
Or 3. a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, construction technology, construction management, or building sciences AND one year of experience in cost preparation and/or cost review of mechanical or electrical components of building projects.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.26-666 38-381
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.