NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that designs and builds public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. These public spaces, representing 30,000 acres, 14% of the city’s land, encompass natural areas, parks, playgrounds, beaches, ballfields, basketball courts, athletic fields and pools. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES• Under supervision, perform engineering work of moderate difficulty and responsibility; may supervise subordinate employees.• Evaluate, develop, design and implement the installation of solar systems at NYC Parks facilities.• Engage in research, investigation, studies or examinations related to the engineering functions or activities, including the operation, maintenance, repair and alteration of public works. • Write specifications and prepare estimates of quantities. • Participate in inspection operations by observing, checking and certifying the installation of materials and equipment. Attest to equipment performance and test results of materials. • Review or examine plans for and may participate in or supervise the inspection of premises for the construction, demolition or alteration of structures to comply with the provisions of law, rules or regulations.• Oversee and help coordinate various energy efficiency measures at NYC Parks facilities citywide.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSCivil Service Title: Assistant Mechanical Engineer1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in mechanical engineering and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; or 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a Master's degree from an accredited college in mechanical engineering.
Civil Service Title: Assistant Electrical Engineer1. A baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in electrical engineering work; or2. A baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university.
A master’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university can only be used to substitute for one year of full-time satisfactory work experience in electrical engineering. A degree in any other engineering area, or in any engineering technology area, is not acceptable.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.
PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS1. Ability to identify problems and manage against tight timelines, prioritize among competing needs and opportunities and manage multiple projects at the same time.2. Proactive and collaborative work style. 3. Strong organizational, communication, administrative, writing and presentation skills. 4. Ability to look at the big picture and search for insightful and creative solutions. 5. Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills. Ability to work with data sets. 6. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.7. A driver license valid in New York State.
Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 plus excellent benefits
Apply by 4/20/2018
For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search2) Search for keyword: Solar Engineer
For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parksReferences will be required upon request.