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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/24

Applications Due12/31/24

Vacancy ID148174

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) (Region 9 Broome)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $56530 to $67016 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Broome

Street Address 241 Colesville Road

City Binghamton

StateNY

Zip Code13904

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).

OR

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. 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 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.

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 this position is $56,530. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $47,530 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 info@oer.ny.gov.

The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.

In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.

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

Name Gene Hatton, R9 Fleet Manager

Telephone 607-775-6053

Fax 607-775-6052

Email Address Gene.Hatton@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of Fleet Management & Support

241 Colesville Road

City Binghamton

State NY

Zip Code 13904

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume along with a completed Application of Employment Part 1 (found at https://www.dot.ny.gov/jobs), with the Notice Number R9-24-02 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2024.

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