Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/12/23
Applications Due: 10/10/23
Vacancy ID: 128476

Position Information

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleBridge Repair Assistant / Trainee 1 / Trainee 2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $36473 to $42925 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Erie

Street Address Operations - Bridge Maintenance

75 Evans Street

City Hamburg

StateNY

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.)

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.

Duties Description The incumbent will perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair activities, in combination of trades associated with bridge repair and maintenance. A working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the various trades as they apply to bridge repair and maintenance operations is required.
Basic knowledge of Highway Safety Manual as it applies to bridge repair maintenance operations is also required. The incumbent will be expected to have the ability to perform above groundwork in the repair and maintenance of bridges, the ability to use and operate tools, equipment, vehicles required in the bridge repair and maintenance operations, the ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, and 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.

Additional Comments The starting salary for Bridge Repair Assistant Trainee 1 is $45,473. The amount is comprised of the base salary of $36,473 with an additional georgraphic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

The starting salary for Bridge Repair Assistant Trainee 2 is $47,489. This amount is comprise of the base salary of $38,489 with an additional georgraphic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.

The starting salary for Bridge Repair Assistant is $51,925. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $42,925 with an additional geographic pay differential of $9,000, specific to this title and location.
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Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title. Cannabis use will be tested for during the preemployment screening process and as part of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment.
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*Telecommuting: Opportunities to telecommute will be discussed at interview.
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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 Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.

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

Contact Information

Name William Zimmerman, RBME

Telephone

Fax 716-847-3132

Email Address Michele.Story@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Department of Transportation, Bridge Maintenance

100 Seneca Street, 5th Floor

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14202

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R5-23-34 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than October 10th, 2023.