Minimum Qualifications Thruway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1
Must be 18 years of age or older.
A. Possession of a valid Commercial Driver License Class B Permit with tank endorsement and no air-brake restriction.
Duties Description The Thruway Maintenance Worker (TMW), under the supervision of Thruway Maintenance Supervisors 1 or 2 or journey-level trades worker, works alone or as a member of a team performing maintenance, repair, improvement and reconstruction of pavements, shoulders, medians, rights-of-way, facilities, ramps, interchanges, bridges, culverts, water control and other structures, appurtenances and retaining walls.
Incumbents perform snow and ice control activities; operate and perform maintenance and minor repairs on a variety of self-propelled pneumatic and other equipment; and may serve as a team leader and provide guidance and instruction to others.
Duties require medium to heavy physical effort, shift work, call outs, scheduled and unscheduled overtime, exposure to adverse weather conditions, standing for prolonged periods of time, working in non-permit required confined spaces, at high levels, and will also require use of personal safety equipment, including respirators.
Additional Comments A location differential of $.76 is included in base salary quoted. Hours will vary and shift work may be required. Candidates may also be required to work weekends and holidays. Appointment will be contingent on passing a drug screening test. This position is part of the Teamsters bargaining unit.
The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.
The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at email@example.com or call (518) 471-4321.
All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Lisa LaGrotta at Lisa.LaGrotta@thruway.ny.gov.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.