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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/13/23

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID145994

NY HELPNo

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleThruway Maintenance Worker/Trainee 2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade10

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $19.25 to $27.71 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address 201 North Route 303

City West Nyack

StateNY

Zip Code10994

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications to be appointed at the Thruway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2 Level:

A. One year as a Thruway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1;

OR

B. Possession of a Commercial Driver License Class B with tank endorsement and no air brake restriction and six months of experience operating construction equipment and vehicles and twelve months of experience in carpentry, masonry, welding, ironwork, or other trade related to bridge construction or repair;

OR

C. A valid Commercial Driver License Class B with tank endorsement and no air brake restriction and eighteen months of experience operating construction equipment and vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications to be appointed at the Thruway Maintenance Worker Trainee 3 Level:

A. One year as a Thruway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2;

OR

B. Possession of a Commercial Driver License Class B with tank endorsement and no air brake restriction;

AND

Twelve months of experience in operating construction equipment and vehicles;

AND

C. Eighteen months of experience in carpentry, masonry, welding, ironwork, or other trade related to bridge construction or repair.

Minimum Qualifications to be appointed to the Journey-Level Thruway Maintenance Worker:

A. Satisfactory completion of a three year Thruway Maintenance Worker Traineeship;

OR

B. Possession of a New York State Commercial Driver License Class B with tank endorsement and no air brake restriction;

AND

One year of experience operating construction equipment and vehicles;

AND EITHER

Two years of experience in carpentry, masonry, ironwork, welding, or other trade related to bridge construction or repair;

OR

Training received through completion of a two year technical school course in carpentry, masonry, welding, ironwork, or other trade related to bridge construction or repair;

OR

Completion of a high school technical course in carpentry, masonry, welding, ironwork, or other trade related to bridge construction or repair and 12 months of experience in bridge construction or repair.

Duties Description Thruway Maintenance Workers, in general, working alone or as part of a team, perform semiskilled duties required to maintain, improve, repair, and reconstruct the infrastructure of the Thruway. The infrastructure includes, but is not restricted to: pavements, shoulders, medians, rights-of-way, ramps, interchanges, bridges, culverts, water control and other structures, appurtenances and retaining walls. In addition, incumbents perform snow and ice control activities as required. Incumbents operate and perform minor repair and maintenance on a variety of self-propelled and other equipment in the course of their duties.

This position is also responsible for tasks including but not limited to emergency pot hole repairs, tree and brush removal, milling/pavement repair, guide rail repair, mowing, right of way maintenance, property damage repair, jacking and lubing of bridge bearings, washing of bridge decks, joints, and steel, miscellaneous concrete repairs.

Additional Comments This is a NYS Thruway Authority Unit 1 Teamsters position:

Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Coverage.
Dental and Vision Coverage.
13 Paid Holidays, 4 of which are floating holidays, which are credited in July each year for use from July 1st through June 30th.
Vacation, Sick and Personal Accruals.
Sick Leave is credited at the rate of one-half day each biweekly pay period up to a total of 165 days.
Sick Leave Incentive Plan – Employees who have not accumulated 165 sick days and have not used sick leave during the periods of January 1st to June 30th or July 1st to December 31st, each year, may receive two days of pay for each six-month period. Employees who have a sick leave balance of 165 days, and continuously maintain that balance for each six-month period, may receive four days of pay for each six-month period.
Employees with 20+ years of continuous Authority/State service may receive up to an additional five days of vacation leave accruals annually.
Membership in the New York State and Local Retirement System, as well as optional enrollment in the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan.
Tuition Assistance Program which reimburses 90% of tuition costs for approved courses up to 15 credit hours per year.
New York's 529 College Savings Program, which provides New York families with a tax-advantaged way to save for college.
Flexible Spending Program, which allows employees to set aside pre-tax payroll deductions for eligible health care and dependent care expenses.
Service Award Payments - Upon completion of 10 years of Authority service, eligible employees will receive a 10-year Service Award Payment. Payments are then awarded every five years as noted in the contract until 30 years of Authority service is reached. Service Awards have a positive impact on retirement.
Employees are paid bi-weekly, with no lag time.
Some positions will be eligible for downstate and/or geographical pay depending on location and title.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, familial status, citizen or immigration status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The Thruway Authority is committed to a workplace free from discrimination based on the referenced characteristics and other federal and state protected characteristics.

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 accommodations@thruway.ny.gov or call (518) 471-4321.

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

Name Lisa LaGrotta

Telephone (845) 918-2563

Fax (845) 918-2595

Email Address Lisa.Lagrotta@thruway.ny.gov

Address

Street 4 Executive Boulevard

Suite 400

City Suffern

State NY

Zip Code 10901

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this vacancy, please submit a resume and any other documents for proof of eligibility to the contact information in this announcement. Please include the Vacancy ID and title of the position you are applying for in your email.

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