Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/19/23
Applications Due: 04/19/24
Vacancy ID: 142083

Position Information


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleBridge Repair Assistant/Trainee 2/Trainee 1

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $39906 to $49405 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address Operations - Bridge Maintenance

5055 Lockport Junction Road

City Lockport


Zip Code14094

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Journey Level -Two years’ experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesman, or training through completion of a technical course in a bridge or technical trade at a school or institute. Candidate must also have a Class B Commercial Driver License.

Trainee 2 – Commercial Driver License, and more than one year but less than two years of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).

Trainee 1 – Class D Motor Vehicle License, and less than one year of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).

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.

Duties Description The incumbent will perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair activities, in combination of trades associated with bridge repair and maintenance. Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the various trades as they apply to bridge repair and maintenance operations. Basic knowledge of Highway Safety Manual as it applies to bridge repair maintenance operations. Ability to perform above groundwork in the repair and maintenance of bridges. Ability to use and operate tools, equipment, vehicles required in the bridge repair and maintenance operations. The ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. The ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor. Candidates will be required to work Winter Maintenance performing Snow & Ice removal activities. Candidates will be required to be included in the department’s written respiratory protection program.

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 Bridge Repair Assistant Trainee 1 is $48,906. The amount is comprised of the base salary of $39,906 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

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 William P. Zimmerman


Fax 716-847-3132

Email Address


Street Regional Bridge Maintenance Engineer

100 Seneca Street, 5th Floor

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14203


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R5-23-85 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than April 19th, 2024