Minimum Qualifications Journey Level-Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesman, or training through completion of a technical course in a bridge or technical trade at a school or institute. Candidate must also have a Class B Commercial Driver License.
Trainee 2 – Commercial Driver License, and more than one year but less than two years of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).
Trainee 1 – Class D Motor Vehicle License, and less than one year of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).
Duties Description A Bridge Repair Assistant performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair activities, in a combination of trades associated with bridge repair and maintenance. Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the various trades as they apply to bridge repair and maintenance operations. Basic knowledge of Highway Safety Manual as it applies to bridge repair and maintenance operations. Ability to perform above ground work in the repair and maintenance of bridges. Ability to use and operate tools, equipment, and vehicles required in the bridge repair and maintenance operations. The ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. The ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
Candidates will be required to work Winter Maintenance performing Snow & Ice removal activities. 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
For a complete description of Bridge Repair Assistant, see the NYS Civil Service website: https://www.cs.ny.gov/tsplan/tsp_display2.cfm?speccode=6922101F
Additional Comments Qualified candidates should complete a NYS Dept. of Transportation Application for Employment (S1000 Part 1) and submit with a letter of interest and current resume no later than 01/23/2021 to:
Richard Felber, RBME
100 Seneca Street-5th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
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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.
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100 Seneca Street-5th Floor