Facilities Planner 2

Grade 23

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Career Ladder

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  1. Facilities Planner 1

    Grade 18

  2. Facilities Planner 2

    Grade 23

  3. Facilities Planner 3

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

As a Facilities Planner 2, you would be involved in planning and coordinating a continuous program of acquisition and construction of new facilities, and the rehabilitation and improvement of existing facilities. You would also compile construction programs including descriptions of the project, scope of the work, and spatial requirements for all capital projects. You would propose capital construction budgets, supplemental construction budgets, and reappropriation requests; maintain payment and work schedules for capital construction projects and participate in on-site inspections of construction projects. You would meet with representatives of the Division of the Budget, the Office of General Services, the Dormitory Authority, and/or the Power Authority to discuss construction projects. You may supervise subordinate staff. You might also assist in the development and management of a comprehensive Capital Master Plan process, including data collection, surveys, development of facility standards, review of planning consultant proposals and management of computerized facility database and project information reporting system. You might also assist in the management and development of an energy conservation program, including energy data management and analysis, fuel and utilities budget preparation, analysis of site energy use, and project management. You might also work with voluntary provider (not-for-profit) agencies to manage and oversee projects funded with capital grants from a State agency. Your duties may involve monitoring and oversight of analog-based systems, head end and IP systems/DVR recording systems, hard drives and, hard disks/recorded video systems, fence line security systems, and installation of electronic wiring and cables. You may be required to participate in the Departmentís emergency on-call rotating roster for night and weekend emergency response coordination for physical plant issues. Substantial statewide travel is required.

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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.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have:

Either 1. seven years of experience planning multi-trade building facility construction projects, or in policy development or planning of multi-trade municipal land use projects;

Or 2. an associateís degree in the field of architecture; landscape architecture; planning; engineering technology; construction management; construction technology; architectural technology; building science; or engineering and five years of the above qualifying experience;

Or 3. a bachelorís degree in the field of architecture; landscape architecture; planning; engineering technology; construction management; construction technology; architectural technology; building science; or engineering and three years of the above qualifying experience.

Qualifying Experience: Examples of acceptable experience planning multi-trade facility construction projects include: capital construction project planning, corporate construction project planning, public works construction projects, or other similar large scale construction project planning.

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.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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.

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