Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/06/23
Applications Due: 12/22/23
Vacancy ID: 145571

Position Information


AgencyUniversity at Albany

TitleTrades Generalist (Vehicle Operations Center - VOC)

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Thursday thru Monday, Pass Days: Tuesday/Wednesday

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address University at Albany (Vehicle Operations Center - VOC)

City Albany


Zip Code12203

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. This position may be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment. Candidates may be expected to be qualified to use negative pressure respirators. Valid New York State driver's license required.

Duties Description OPERATING NEEDS:

Ability to perform journey-level work in one trade, and skilled and semiskilled level work in a combination of other trades in the diagnosis and repair of mechanical systems large and small, internal combustion engines, hydraulic systems, components of larger comprehensive systems including emergency equipment for the protection of vital building infrastructure (generators, fire protective components and overhead doors); Ability to estimate labor and materials costs, order replacement parts to meet project needs information into the AiM work order system; Ability to perform diagnostic scans of onboard computers for campus equipment, use tools associated with diagnostic, testing and repairs of utility vehicles equipped with computer circuit boards, fuel injectors and advanced hydraulics; Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, fuel injection systems, and hydraulics, perform mechanical, electrical and hydraulic repairs for a variety of equipment including utility vehicles, loaders, trucks, snowplows, salters, electric cars, shop equipment, generators, pumps, and other small engine items; Ability to repair blown hydraulic hoses, defective pumps, valves, leaking rams and hydraulic tanks, use pressure gauges both mechanical and electronic to diagnose solenoids and line pressure; Ability to cut, drill, weld and repair cracked, and broken metal parts as needed; fabricate and repair floorboards, weld broken metal on plows, frames or other parts of utility vehicles, body panels for snowplows, trucks, and campus projects; Welding with MiG welders, stick welders with the use of oxygen and acetylene torches for cutting or bracing; Ability and willingness to attend training on new equipment and, work overtime if needed and to be on an emergency call-in list for afterhours emergencies; Ability to obtain and maintain a NYS inspectors license within 6 months of appointment required; Ability to obtain and maintain a NYS Driver's License CDL Class B within 1 year of appointment required.

Appointment will be contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment testing for controlled substance use as mandated by the Federal Highway Administration Omnibus Transportation Act of 1991 (OTETA). Employment cannot commence until notification for successful completion of this pre-employment testing is received. Please note that in addition to the initial testing required by OTETA, the Act further requires that the University conduct pre-assignment (promotion), reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random, follow-up and return to duty drug and alcohol testing throughout the period of employment.

Additional Comments To apply online, please go to:
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three-year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”):

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

Contact Information

Name Office of Human Resources

Telephone 518-437-4700

Fax 518-437-4731

Email Address


Street 1400 Washington Avenue

UAB 300

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12222


Notes on ApplyingTo apply online, please go to: