Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/20/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 122287

Position Information


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46146 to $56324 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6:30 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Warren

Street Address 4021 Main Street

City Warrensburg


Zip Code12885

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Four years of experience as an automotive or diesel mechanic, responsible for the diagnosis of faulty vehicle and/or equipment operation and the performance of mechanical repairs covering several aspects of automotive and/or diesel systems.
On your application you must specify the types of repair work performed and the kinds of vehicles on which you performed this work.


An Associate's degree in automotive or diesel repair technology.

Substitution: Education as detailed below may be substituted for a maximum of two years of experience.

1. Graduation from a technical or vocational program, such as B.O.C.E.S, in automotive or diesel technology or automotive or diesel repair technology may be substituted for one year of experience.

2. Graduation from a one-year post high school certificate program in automotive or diesel repair technology may be substituted for up to two years of experience.

Experience limited to airplane (aviation) mechanic (except for ground equipment); gas station attendant; the repair of motorcycles, motor boats, or small engines; installation or repair of transmissions, mufflers, brakes, or tires; new car preparation; auto body repair work; or management activities as the owner or supervisor of a repair shop or service station is NOT QUALIFYING.

Within one (1) year from appointment to a Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) position, candidates must obtain a valid NYS Inspection Certification issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles; and also must obtain a valid New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License with no air brake restriction.

NOTE: All candidates must pass a pre-employment physical/medical examination and drug test prior to beginning employment.

Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to:

• Diagnose and correct the causes of faulty vehicle and equipment operation.

• Overhaul adjust and repair gaseous fuel engines, clutches, transmissions and differentials; ignition, wiring, lighting, fuel, cooling, braking and complex hydraulic systems; steering, wheel and suspension mechanisms; and body, cab and frame components.

• Conduct NYS inspections.

• Overhaul and rebuild starters, generators, compressors, pumps (fuel, water, air and hydraulic), spreaders, small engines, mowers and a variety of other equipment, including but not limited to track vehicles, loaders (front-end and belt), cranes, shovels, lifts, hydraulic excavators, etc.

• Diagnose and repair electronic engine control systems, anti-lock brake systems and air conditioning.

• May be required to do cutting and welding.

• Make road calls and test drive equipment.

• Complete reports use parts catalogs and perform other related duties.

• Effectively utilize the department fleet management software and DOT electronic systems to assist in repair, ordering, and managing the repair schedule and parts stock.

Overtime will be required and during the Winter Maintenance Season you may be placed on a shift other than the day shift.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments The starting salary for this position is $55,146.00. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $46,146.00 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000.00, specific to this title and location.

*Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through January 31, 2023 and is subject to extension beyond that date.

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 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 NYS Department of Transportation, Region 1


Fax (518) 457-1570

Email Address


Street 50 Wolf Road

Suite 1S50

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number R01-23-08 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2023.