Electrical Engineer
Queens, NY

$78,000 - $110,000 a year

Only candidates who are permanent in the Electrical Engineer title or those who are reachable on the Open-Competitive Electrical Engineer list (Exam #7040) may apply. Please include a copy of your Notice of Result Card or indicate if you are permanent in the title. Failure to do so will result in your disqualification.
The NYC Department of Design and Construction’s Division of Public Buildings seeks an Electrical Engineer to conduct condition assessments in City-owned buildings for the Asset Information Management System (AIMS) program of the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The selected candidate will inspect and assess the physical condition of electrical and lighting systems and components including switchgear, panels, distribution and wiring, emergency service and batteries, fire alarm and security systems, building controls, elevator controls and lighting controls. The Electrical Engineer will record existing conditions; assess repair and replacement needs and remaining component life expectancy. The candidate will work as part of a three-person survey team consisting of an Architect, Electrical Engineer, and Mechanical Engineer, and will visit an average of 2 to 3 buildings daily, up to four days per week, followed by time reserved for report preparation in the office. Additional duties include preparing facility assessment reports suitable for sponsor budget planning purposes.
Minimum Qual Requirements
(1) Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in electrical engineering work; and
(2) A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
A masters degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the electrical engineering experience required in “1" above.
Preferred Skills
Candidate should have a thorough understanding of building electrical and lighting systems, equipment and assemblies of both modern energy-efficient equipment and obsolete equipment still in use in older buildings. Expertise in forensic diagnosis of deterioration, distress, and failure issues is highly desirable. An up-to-date understanding of equipment cost is highly desirable. At least 5 years of prior relevant field inspection experience is required. This position requires a person with the physical ability to conduct site visits, including accessing stairs, catwalks, ladders, rooftops, and basements within multi-level buildings, and to maneuver through confined spaces. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. A valid motor vehicle driver’s license is required.
To Apply
For City Employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID #385836.

For all other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/jobs, go to Search for Open NYC Jobs and click on Non-Employee Login to search for Job ID #385836.

Do not e-mail, mail or fax your resume to DDC directly. No phone calls will be accepted.
35 Hours
Work Location
30-30 Thomson Avenue, LIC, NY
Residency Requirement
New York City Residency is not required for this position