Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/09/23
Applications Due: 12/31/23
Vacancy ID: 121255

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) Region 8 (Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, & Westchester Counties)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $46146 to $53038 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County To Be Determined

Street Address 4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12603

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications 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. (On your application you must specify types of repair work performed and the kinds of vehicles on which you performed this work.)
OR 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.

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.

Within one (1) year from appointment to a Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) position, candidates must obtain a valid NYS Inspection Certification issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles; and also must obtain a valid New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License with no air brake restriction.

Duties Description Diagnose and correct the causes of faulty vehicle and equipment operation. Overhaul adjust and repair gaseous fuel engines, clutches, transmissions, and differentials; ignition, wiring, lighting, fuel, cooling, braking and complex hydraulic systems; steering wheel and suspension mechanisms, and body, cab, and frame components. Conduct NYS inspections. Overhaul and rebuild starters, generators, compressors, pumps (fuel, water, air and hydraulic), spreaders, small engines, mowers, and a variety of other equipment, including but not limited to, track vehicles, loaders (front-end and belt), cranes, shovels, lifts, hydraulic excavators, etc. Diagnose and repair electronic engine control systems, anti-lock brake systems and air conditioning. May be required to do cutting and welding, as appropriate. Make road calls ad teste drive equipment. Complete reports, use parts catalogs and perform other related duties. Effectively utilize the department fleet management software and DOT electronic systems to assist in repair, ordering, and managing the repair schedule and parts stock. Overtime will be required and during the Snow and Ice season, you may be placed on a shift other than the day shift.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency events.

NOTE: ALL CANDIDATES MUST PASS PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG TEST PRIOR TO BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT.

Additional Comments The starting salary for this position is $69,038 ($62,146 for Ulster County and $55,146 for Columbia County). This amount is comprised of the base salary of $53,038 ($46,146 for Ulster and Columbia Counties) with an additional geographic pay differential of $16,000 ($9,000 for Columbia County), specific to this title and location.

Qualified candidates should submit the application (S1000) to:
Administrative Services, New York State Department of Transportation, Region 8, 4 Burnett Boulevard, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

The application (S1000) can be found at: https://www.dot.ny.gov/jobs/applic_employment

Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title. 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

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 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 info@goer.ny.gov.

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

Contact Information

Name Administrative Services

Telephone 845-431-5715

Fax 845-431-7927

Email Address dot.sm.r8.hr.personnel@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603