Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/12/22
Applications Due: 05/24/22
Vacancy ID: 104787

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleBridge Repair Assistant/Trainee 1/Trainee 2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $35057 to $46103 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address Bridge Maintenance: Erie County

City Hamburg


Zip Code14075

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Journey Level-Two years 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 The incumbent will perform 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 groundwork 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.

NOTE: All candidates must pass a pre-employment physical/medical examination* and drug test prior to beginning employment.

Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title and assignment. Cannabis use will be tested for during the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment.

Additional Comments All State employees in Executive controlled agencies, who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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

Contact Information

Name William P. Zimmerman, RBME


Fax 716-847-3132

Email Address


Street 100 Seneca Street

Region 5, Bridge Maintenance, Att: William Zimmerman

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14203


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with Notice Number B-22-G329-R5 no later than May 24th, 2022