Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/04/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 140833

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 $47530 to $58016 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Franklin

Street Address 3155 Tupper-Saranac Hwy

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

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 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 • Working knowledge of the practices and techniques of making a variety of mechanical and electrical repairs
on gas and diesel powered automotive and other motor-driven equipment.
• Working knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment, and other motor-driven equipment.
• As assigned, working knowledge of the rules and regulations of the facility governing the activities of State
wards under the supervision of Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Motor Equipment) or Residency supervision.
• Ability to make accurate diagnoses of mechanical or electrical problems for gas and/or diesel powered self-propelled and non-propelled automotive equipment.
• Ability to use the tools, equipment, and materials of the mechanical trade.
• Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
• As assigned, ability to supervise and train others.
• Ability to read and interpret technical maintenance manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints.
• Willingness and ability to work both scheduled and unscheduled overtime in support of Department
• Self-motivation to work productively with minimal supervision in accomplishing P.M. and repair tasks.
• As required, Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) weld cut and braze a variety of materials using
electric or oxyacetylene welding equipment.
• Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical prior to appointment and participate
in substance abuse testing while in the position.

*Candidates must be able to report within a maximum of one hour of call up unless managers can
demonstrate a clear operational need for less time.

Additional Comments Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title and assignment. Cannabis use will be tested for during the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment.

The starting salary for this position is $56,530.00. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $47,530.00 with
an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000.00, specific to this title and location.
Region 7 : Franklin County

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Lori Skelton, TOA2



Email Address


Street 22422 State Route 342

City Watertown

State NY

Zip Code 13601


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R7-23-53 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than 10/16/23