Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/08/24
Applications Due: 12/31/24
Vacancy ID: 147489

Position Information


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) Region 6 Schuyler Co.

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $47530 to $56530 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? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Schuyler

Street Address 3545 County Route 16



Zip Code14891

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 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.

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 6: Schuyler County

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

Contact Information

Name Renee L. Robinson, Administrative Services Director

Telephone 607-324-8408

Fax 607-324-8344

Email Address



107 Broadway

City Hornell

State NY

Zip Code 14843


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R06-24-2 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than 12/31/2024.