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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/17/18

Applications Due05/29/18

Vacancy ID53434

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleMotor Equipment Mechanic (Yonkers, NY)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $48998 to $48998 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address New York State Department of Transportation

901 Saw Mill River Rd

City Yonkers


Zip Code10710

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must possess a valid New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License with no air brake restriction, and a valid New York State Motor Vehicle Heavy Duty Inspection License within three (3) months of appointment to a Motor Equipment Mechanic position.

Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for re-assignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law. If a viable eligible list does not exist, a temporary appointment may be made. In order to be considered for temporary appointment candidates must meet the minimum requirements and qualifications (see below). If you are appointed temporarily, you will have to apply to be on the Civil Service eligible list for this title that is based on the below qualifications and experience. Employees appointed temporarily for this position must be immediately reachable on the eligible list or their employment in the position will end. If the candidate is immediately reachable on the eligible list in their location their status will then become permanent

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 worked performed and the kinds of vehicles on which you performed this work; OR an associate’s degree in automo9tibe 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 transmission, muffler, 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.

Duties Description 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. Candidate shall meet reasonable time standards for repairs and perform accurate documentation of work accomplished on work orders

Overtime will be required and during the Snow & Ice 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. Candidate will be required to complete the ICS 100 &700 on line training.

*Candidates must be able to report within a maximum of one hour of call up unless managers can demonstrate a clear operational need for less time.


Additional Comments Additional Downstate Adjustment of $3, 026

Eligible candidates should submit a current resume or a Department of Transportation application form (S1000) by May 29, 2018. Please reference Vacancy ID #53434.

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

Name Kelly LoBiondo

Telephone 845-431-5715

Fax 845-431-7927

Email Address


Street NYS Dept. of Transporation, Attn: Administrative Services

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603


Notes on ApplyingPlease clearly demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications on your application.

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