Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/07/22
Applications Due: 12/22/22
Vacancy ID: 118098

Position Information

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $27.99 to $30.18 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Rockland

Street Address 201 North Route 303

City West Nyack


Zip Code10994

Job Specifics

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 A location pay differential of $1.51 per hour is included in quoted salary.

If you are a current NYS employee, you may be required to provide your social security number in order to verify your state employment history.

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 or call (518)471-4321.

All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Lisa LaGrotta at

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

Contact Information

Name Lisa LaGrotta

Telephone (845) 918-2563

Fax (845) 918-2595

Email Address


Street NY Division Administrative Headquarters

4 Executive Boulevard, suite 400

City Suffern

State NY

Zip Code 10901


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in position, please provide a resume to Lisa Lagrotta using the above contact information.