Board of directors and/or executive team includes one or more persons with military service, Training and professional development resources designed to target veteran needs, Career transition assistance available and used by veterans (ex. internship program, training, etc.), Human Resources professionals well-versed in resources and benefits available to veterans, Accommodations available for employees with disabilities, Compliance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Utilization of job boards and job fairs targeted to veteran audiences, Pre-employment skills assessment and training for veterans, Hiring personnel trained to translate military experience to related civilian occupational skills, Monitoring of current employee veteran statistics, Hiring campaigns targeted at veterans
Woman Advancement Practices:
Educational benefits or reimbursement for education/training, Management level promotion availability for part-time positions, Formal organizational salary reviews to ensure pay equity, Career counseling or planning services, Professional and/or skills development training, Opportunities for rotation into job roles important to advancement, Management training opportunities for workingwomen, Formalized women’s networks, Formalized mentoring program, Executive leadership (board of directors and/or executive team) includes at least 40% women
Flexible Scheduling (i.e. part time, compressed work week, flextime, etc.), Telecommuting, Job sharing options, Child care subsidy or reimbursement, Onsite child-care, Paid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, Health insurance options for full-time employees, Health insurance options for part-time employees, Allowance of sick time utilization to care for family members, Management training to support the implementation of family friendly policies
Assistant Mechanical Engineer NYC Parks is the steward of nearly 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 67 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches. In order to thoroughly understand the physical condition of these assets, allocate resources and plan accordingly, NYC Parks is establishing a new Capital Needs Assessment Team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES •Under supervision, and as an integral part of a Capital Needs Assessment Team, perform condition assessments of mechanical systems that service NYC parks physical assets, including plumbing, HVAC, electrical and other mechanical systems, in accordance with inspection protocols, state and local regulations and agency guidelines. •Conduct field inspections to identify defects at the system and component level and recommend potential interventions to improve overall asset condition and meet benchmark performance requirements. Prepare detailed reports to support condition assessment findings and certify inspection results against applicable building codes. •Collect and capture additional asset information to build and improve upon the accuracy of Parks’ asset inventories. •Maintain inspection data for use with Parks’ asset management software systems. •Analyze inspection data to identify trends and monitor the effectiveness of NYC Parks’ efforts to proactively maintain its assets in a steady state of good repair. •Engage in document research, investigations, studies, examinations and testing as they relate to the functions or activities of the Capital Needs Assessment Team. •Collaborate effectively with other Parks technical staff, including professional cost estimators, to calculate and support cost/ benefit ratios for the purposes of project prioritization and long-term capital planning.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 1.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. This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements. Note: A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in New York State may be required for certain assignments. If required, this license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.
PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS 1.Candidate holds a permanent or non-competitive title. 2.Proficiency in AutoCAD. 3.Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Photoshop and ArcGIS a plus. 4.Familiarity with NYC design codes, local laws and other applicable regulations. 5.Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills. 6.Ability to conduct research, solve problems and pay attention to technical details. 7.A driver license valid New York State. Salary: $53,134 - $79,726 plus excellent benefits Open Until Filled
For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers 1)Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search 2)Search for Job ID#: 292473
For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks References will be required upon request.