Minimum Qualifications Either 1. 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; Or,
2. 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.
Preferred Qualifications: experience maintaining and repairing medium or heavy duty diesel powered trucks equipped with air brakes and hydraulic equipment, such as dump body hydraulic circuits, garbage truck roll offs, garbage compactors, wood chippers, front plows or hydraulically operated spreader systems.
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.
A CDL B license will be required. Candidates applying without a CDL B license are required to obtain a Commercial Driver License permit within 30 days of appointment and CDL B by the end of probation or will be terminated.
Duties Description Under general supervision, performs the tasks of a journey-level mechanic on the repair and maintenance of automobiles, heavy trucks and construction equipment and attachments; repairs and maintains motors, generators, and other mechanical and electrical components of stationary or mobile power-driven equipment; supervises helpers and other subordinate staff, as required, and may also be required to oversee other journey-level employees engaged in the maintenance and repair of motorized equipment.
Additional Comments Salary is negotiated through Teamsters Union and is non-negotiable.
The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.
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 email@example.com or call (518)471-4321.
All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Jack Powers at Jack.Powers@thruway.ny.gov.
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