Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/21/17
Applications Due: 01/04/18
Vacancy ID: 46245

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for


Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41795 to $51021 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Suffolk

Street Address OPWDD - State Operations Office - Region 6

170 Dupont Street

City Plainview


Zip Code11803

Job Specifics


Successful completion of a NYS two-year Electrician Traineeship or NYS two-year electrician training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent electrical two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled journey-level electrician which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in the electrical trade or training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

Job Duties Include but are not limited to:
Repairs, maintains, and installs electrical systems and equipment such as motors, transformers, wiring, switches, alarm systems, controls, traffic signals and related equipment, and small appliances including radio, television, and record players.
• Locates and determines electrical malfunction using test instruments such as ammeter, volt meter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, and test lamp.
• Repairs malfunction by such methods as replacing burnt-out elements and fuses, bypassing or replacing defective wiring, finding switch contact points, and cleaning or rewiring motors.
• Tests electrical equipment such as generators and heaters for safety and efficiency using standard test equipment and by observing functioning.
• Installs fixtures, motors and other electrical equipment.
• Makes adjustments to electrical equipment.
• Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires system according to building codes and safety regulations.
• Replaces bearings in electric motors.
• Repairs mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electric components of electrical equipment and controls, using standard tools, gauges, and procedures.
• Plans layout and wires new installations.
• Plans layout and installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment.
• Plans new or modified installations consistent with specifications and electrical codes.
• Prepares sketches showing location of all wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints.
• Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
• Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
• Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels.
• Tests, adjusts, calibrates and maintains a wide variety of control equipment, including central heating plant controls; building heating, air conditioning, and ventilating equipment; controls for laundry equipment; controls for refrigeration; and for a wide variety of other equipment and systems.

• Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of all components using standard instruments.
• Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments or replacement.
• Tests electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections and defective parts using test meters.
• Solders loose connections and replaces defective parts such as tubes, transformers, resistors, condensers and switches.

Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Long Island OPWDD - Human Resources

Telephone 631-326-4451

Fax 631-593-1822

Email Address


Street 45 Mall Drive, Suite #1

City Commack

State NY

Zip Code 11725


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by January 4, 2018.