Toxic Gas Monitoring System Technician

NY CREATES   albany, NY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on December 23, 2022
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NY Creates is a leading research and development hub as well as a commercialization facilitator in advanced digital, analog, and power technologies.

Job Description:
Toxic Gas Monitoring System Technician duties will include: the day-to-day operation, maintenance and calibration of the site's toxic gas monitoring system.

This position will initially receive training during the day shift position, 7:00 am - 4:00pm. The position will then be shifted to an early morning shift, 4:00 am -1:00pm. However, the shift may be adjusted as business conditions dictate. Other reasonable duties as assigned.

This position is responsible for:

Ability to troubleshoot the toxic gas monitoring system (TGMS) components and be able to track and ship back such units or sensors to their associated manufacturer.
Assist with life safety testing of all tools connected to the TGMS,
Support shutdown activities as needed.
Support operational issues as needed, such as gas detector, GIB and Scrubber faults.
Position will assume a support role for the personnel that interface with the TGMS including ordering parts, inventories of supplies, training personnel and equipment preventive maintenance.

The position requires an Associate's Degree in technology, systems, engineering or related field

Equivalent educational and professional experience and training in a highly technical environment plus a minimum of 2 years' experience in instrumentation and controls or electrical/mechanical maintenance.
Candidates must be willing to work on morning or overnight shifts and be available for after hours support calls.
Must have the ability to climb ladders and wear personal protective equipment.
Must work well independently and as part of a team; be a self-starter; possess good time management and project management skills; have the ability to set priorities for multiple tasks.
Computer proficient in Microsoft products; possess good written and oral communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills;
Have the ability to process new information and formulate a written systematic plan for development and implementation.

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background investigation; this position may require annual background investigations.



Prior gas monitoring maintenance experience or semiconductor tool maintenance experience. Programmable logic controller system maintenance and troubleshooting. Have the capability to maintain active Emergency Response Team (ERT) membership.

Don't meet every requirement? At NY Creates we are dedicated to building a welcoming, diverse and inclusive work place. If you are excited about working for NY Creates but your experience doesn't exactly align perfectly with the job description we encourage you to apply anyway, you might still be a perfect fit or a fit for another role at NY Creates.

Additional Information:

Medical, Vision, and Dental
Competitive Pay and PTO
Tuition Waiver Program
Flexible Heath Spending and Dependent Care Accounts
Basic / Optional Life Insurance
Post-Retirement Health Insurance
Employer contribution of 7% of earnings to a Basic Retirement plan after meeting one year of service.
Optional employee contributed retirement account
Location: 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203

Application Instructions:
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY which is an Equal opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Research Foundation employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by the Research Foundation.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply please call Human Resources at 518-437-8686.