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 Duties include but are not limited to: Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in 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 the ground work in the repair and maintenance of bridge. Ability to use and operate tools, machines, equipment, and vehicles required in bridge repair and maintenance operations. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor. For a complete description of Bridge Repair Assistant, Grade 9, see the NYS Civil Service website
* The candidate shall be required to perform snow and ice operations in areas other than work location. *
Candidates must be able to report within a maximum of one hour of call up
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 *Telecommuting: The Department’s current telecommuting agreement is valid through December 31, 2022 and is subject to extension beyond that date.
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 email@example.com.
The New York State Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.
In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original document to prove their citizenship and/or legal right to work in the United States.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
207 Genesee Street
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number R2-22-69 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than December 31, 2022 to:
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207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501