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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/11/18

Applications Due09/21/18

Vacancy ID58878

AgencyTransportation, Department of

Title Bridge Repair Mechanic (Trades Specialist-Bridge)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $42631 to $52039 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Monroe

Street Address Elmgrove Bridge Crew

531 Harek Road

City Rochester


Zip Code14624

Minimum Qualifications Four years of full time experience in a trade related to bridge repair, maintenance and construction under a skilled journey level worker which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a bridge or mechanical trade or training gained by completion of a technical course in a bridge or technical trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above on a year-for-year basis. At the time of appointment, candidates must possess a valid New York State Operator's license for the type of vehicles operated.

Duties Description *** Please note the title of this position will change from Bridge Repair Mechanic to Trades Specialist (Bridge) effective 9/13/2018***

The position will require that the candidate be a NYSDOT Certified Welder in shielded metal arc welding, vertical position, and unlimited thickness. The NYS Welding Certification will be a continuing requirement for retention of the title. Management reserves the right to consider the operational needs of other crews when selecting a candidate. Management reserves the right to waive the NYS Welding certification.

Duties will include, but not be limited to: Bridge Repair Mechanics perform skilled level work in a number of different trades in the repair and maintenance of bridges including carpentry, welding, masonry, ironworking, steel fabricating and painting. Bridge Repair Mechanics also act as working supervisors over bridge repair sub-crews on small bridge repair and maintenance projects such as repairing bridge railings, repairing bridge deck holes and painting bridges. Candidates will need to be OPP certified to help with Snow & Ice during the winter season. Candidates will be required to be included in the department’s written respiratory protection program. 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 Qualified candidates should complete an Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) and submit with a letter of interest and current resume to:
Lisa M. Schuster
Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation- Region 4
1530 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623
585-272-3426 (fax)

If responding via email, please include the title and posting number in the subject of your email. Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than September 21, 2018.

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Name Lisa M. Schuster

Telephone 585-272-3334

Fax 585-272-3426

Email Address


Street 1530 Jefferson Rd

City Rochester

State NY

Zip Code 14626


Notes on ApplyingIf responding via email, please include the title and posting number in the subject of your email. Applications and resumes must be received or postmarked no later than September 21, 2018.

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