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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/16/21

Applications Due05/31/22

Vacancy ID95877

AgencyMilitary and Naval Affairs, Division of

TitleGeneral Mechanic (Heavy Equipment Operator)-REPOST

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitDMNA - Division of Military and Naval Affairs (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class "Other" (generally Military Law positions)

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address Hancock Field ANGB

6001 E Molloy Road

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13221

Minimum Qualifications This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.

Four years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of complex self-propelled, heavy construction equipment to include at least 3 of the following: bulldozer, excavator, heavy dump truck with plow, front-end loader, backhoe or other heavy construction equipment of similar complexity.*

AND

Must have and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in accordance with New York State requirements.

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.

At the time of hire, must meet any and all New York State or Federal certification/license requirements to perform the duties of a heavy equipment operator – current and as amended.

Must have and maintain a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

Must be comfortable working at heights such as climbing ladders, working on scaffolds, platforms and lifts.

Must be able to push, pull, lift and carry heavy objects and equipment (50+ lbs).

Must be able to work outside in various temperatures and inclement weather for extended periods of time.

Must be able to work in confined spaces in accordance with training and duty requirements.

Must be able to read and write in English.

Must be able to operate and maintain tools, machinery and equipment required for craft to which assigned.

May be required to acquire and maintain a military driver’s license to operate military vehicles and equipment in accordance with NGB standards to include medical evaluation requirements – current and as amended.

In accordance with NGB standards, will be required to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation, and have appropriate clearance to allow access to computer networks and restricted areas in the performance of duties to determine suitability, loyalty, and trustworthiness. Minimally a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) will be completed. Currently SECRET clearance is required for flight line access.

* Other combinations of education and work experience, including military, may be considered, however, candidate must demonstrate direct relevance to the job duties noted above. The requirement to prove qualification shall rest with the applicant.

At all times, the employee MUST maintain minimum standards in accordance with current statutes, agency requirements and directives. Failure to do so will subject the individual to disciplinary action and/or termination.

NOTE: Position standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the position described. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by the incumbent. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Position Standards were written. Please contact State Human Resources Directorate for any further information regarding the position requirements.

Duties Description This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.

General Mechanics are assigned to various programs and geographic areas, some of which require specialized knowledge in a field as evidenced by a parenthetic. General Mechanics with a parenthetic perform the same activities as the positions in the general title but will also have duties with a concentration in a specialized subject matter, requiring substantial and specific knowledge and experience in that field. Incumbents of this position are considered essential personnel.

Under general supervision, the General Mechanic (Heavy Equipment Operator) performs journeyman work in the Heavy Equipment Operator trade. Incumbent will also be required to perform skilled and semiskilled duties in a combination of other trades.

The position performs responsibilities in accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) standards, specifically those requirements of the Master Cooperative Agreement between the NGB and the DMNA, as well as agency and labor contract duties and responsibilities – current and as amended. The position may report to state and/or federal supervisory personnel.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

• Operate, repair, maintain and inspect a variety of self-propelled and other equipment in construction such as backhoes, bulldozers, heavy dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, forklifts, front-end loaders, graders, large compactor rollers, heavy snow plows, sweepers, tractor-mounted mowers and truck low-bed trailer combinations.
• Coordinate, assign and instruct other maintenance employees on a daily basis as appropriate in general maintenance, repair, installation and construction activities involving the use of or relating to heavy equipment and assigned responsibilities.
• Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, mowing lawns, maintaining roads and sidewalks, snow and ice removal, collection/pick-up of trash and other obstructions from in and around the building and surrounding areas.
• May perform supervisory duties at assigned facility/s including but not limited to training, direct supervision, and assist in performance evaluations of subordinate staff. May fill-in for supervisor during absences as needed.
• Periodic overtime will be required – especially during winter months.
• Periodic travel may be required to other facilities; to attend training; or other requirements related to duties as needed.
• Other job duties as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (GM)

Duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

• Work from verbal or written descriptions or from drawings or sketches to design, plan, layout and complete a variety of general trades projects.
• Monitors and inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with relevant guidelines, codes and regulations, proper use of materials and equipment; and adherence to schedules are met.
• Knowledge of general shop and trades equipment and machinery.
• Assist with determining facility and grounds maintenance needs and make recommendations for repair/correction/resolution.
• May draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale from verbal or written instructions to accomplish a project.
• Review in-house work requests, and visit jobsite to determine materials needed to complete projects.
• May conduct inspections of the facility to determine maintenance needs and recommend priorities for repair based on the nature of the maintenance problem.
• Provides supervisor with recommendations for the type, quantity and quality of materials needed to accomplish a project.
• Provides verbal instruction and/or demonstrates proper trade techniques and the proper use of tools and equipment.
• May be required to complete Purchase Order (PO) and Purchase Requisition documentation.
• As required, assembles materials, tools and equipment needed.
• May track inventory and control of the distribution of tools and equipment and maintain such equipment.
• May perform supervisory duties at assigned facility/s and may fill-in for supervisor during absences.
• Assists in the preparation and provides input for the written performance evaluations of subordinate employees.
• May perform routine semiskilled maintenance and repair in other trades as trained and required such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and masonry.
• Works independently with minimal supervision or with other individuals in a project/team setting in accordance with supervisory guidance and direction.
• Will assist with repairs and upkeep of facility structures and building systems from foundation to roof; interior and exterior.
• Perform general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, mowing lawns, maintaining roads and sidewalks, snow and ice removal, collection/pick-up of trash and other obstructions from in and around the building and surrounding areas.
• When applicable, will assist with Non-military Use Program (NMU) requirements.
• Periodic overtime will be required - especially during winter months.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.
• May provide assistance and perform duties at other DMNA facilities to meet operational needs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local codes, standards, rules and regulations for position to which assigned.
• Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the trade to which assigned.
• Ability to operate and maintain assigned tools, machinery and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
• Working knowledge of skilled and semi-skilled trades.
• Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
• Ability to train others in trade skills and tasks to complete assigned projects.
• Ability to plan and schedule work, including determining staff, equipment, and supplies needed.
• Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications.
• Ability to supervise effectively and fill in for Supervisor when necessary to meet operational needs.
• Ability to work outside in various temperatures and inclement weather for extended periods of time.
• Ability to analyze project needs and communicate same to supervisor.
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle, other motorized equipment and a variety of construction equipment.
• Ability to perform routine repairs and maintenance on equipment and facility structures.
• Ability to make standard arithmetic computations to address the size and scale of various project details; and to calculate the quantity of materials and labor required to complete such project.
• Ability to get along with and interact well with different groups of people, including co-workers, management, both Federal and State personnel and the public utilizing the facility.
• Ability to follow directions, ensure follow through and completion of assignments and seek assistance or report concerns when needed.
• Ability to work comfortably at heights such as climbing ladders, working on scaffolds, platforms and lifts.
• Ability to push, pull, lift and carry heavy objects and equipment (50+ lbs).
• Ability to work in confined spaces in accordance with requirements.
• Ability to read and write in English.
• Demonstrate reliability and trustworthiness.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Will be required to utilize computer software and databases to maintain facility operations information – minimally Microsoft Office, the Statewide Financial System (SFS) and the Statewide Learning Management Systems (SLMS).
• Periodic travel will be required to other facilities; to attend training; or other requirements related to duties as needed. Travel may occur using different modes of transportation.
• Must successfully complete training for any required state and federal specific software and data systems such as SFS and SLMS.
• Ability to prepare written material in a clear and concise manner.


Additional Preferred:
• Excavator, Dozer and Bobcat experience.
• Knowledge of state operation policies and procedures.
• Supervisory experience.

Additional Comments This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.

REPOST – PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY FOR CONSIDERATION

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

Name Kristen Dryer

Telephone 518-786-4830

Fax 518-786-6085

Email Address ng.ny.nyarng.mbx.mnhs-job-posting@army.mil

Address

Street New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs - State Human Resources Management

330 Old Niskayuna Road

City Latham

State NY

Zip Code 12110

 

Notes on ApplyingREPOST – PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY FOR CONSIDERATION.

To be considered for interview, submit a cover letter and resume. In e-mail subject line and cover letter indicate the title, location, vacancy announcement number of the position for which you are applying. Ensure to clearly note how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Please be certain to note any specific licenses or certifications in a skilled trade.

If you are a former public employee retired within New York State currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your cover letter.

Cover letter and resume may be submitted via E-mail (preferred method), FAX, or Mail. ENSURE TO COPY E-MAIL ADDRESS EXACTLY.

E-mail to:ng.ny.nyarng.mbx.mnhs-job-posting@army.mil
FAX to: (518) 786-4969
For Questions: (518) 786-4830

Mail to:
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs
State Human Resources Management
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, New York 12110-3514
Attn: Classifications

POSITION WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED.

VAGUENESS AND OMISSIONS WILL NOT BE RESOLVED IN YOUR FAVOR.
ALL CURRENT PERMANENT DMNA STATE EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE INTERVIEWED TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DIVISION AND ABILITY TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION. THE REQUIREMENT TO PROVE QUALIFICATION SHALL REST WITH THE EMPLOYEE.

ALL OTHERS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.

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