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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/22

Applications Due12/22/22

Vacancy ID118146

AgencyCanal Corporation

TitleTrades Specialist (Welder)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $19.72 to $28.25 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 Saratoga

Street Address 200 Davis Avenue

City Waterford


Zip Code12188

Minimum Qualifications Must have at least four years of full-time experience in welding under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in welding at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.

New York State DOT welding certification for vertical (3G) or overhead (4G) applications is required for appointment.

Possession of a valid CDL B (with no Air Brake restrictions) license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is required for this position. Employees who do not possess this license at the time of their appointment must obtain it within five months or they will be terminated from this position. Employees must continuously maintain this license thereafter or face possible disciplinary action up to & including termination.

Duties Description Candidate's work would include journey-level acetylene and electric arc welding, brazing, soldering, oxy-acetylene cutting, drilling, boring, and tapping in repairing all types of Canal structures, vessels, vehicles, and equipment; design, lay out and fabrication of moderately complex special equipment and tools of all sizes. This position may require supervision of other employees and helpers.

Additional Comments 2 positions available.

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

Name Kristine Scott

Telephone 518-449-6003


Email Address


Street 30 South Pearl Street

Floor 5

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should submit a cover letter and resume by 12/22/2022 to Please include the position title (Welder - Waterford) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. EMAIL SUBMISSIONS ARE PREFERRED.

The New York State Canal Corporation 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 Canal Corporation provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email

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