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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/06/20

Applications Due06/30/20

Vacancy ID81420

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Mtr. Eq.)-Region 3

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $43484 to $53081 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Tompkins

Street Address Fleet Administration and Support

City Ithaca

StateNY

Zip Code14850

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 Motor Equipment Mechanics perform preventive maintenance and routine repairs on a variety of Department vehicles and other equipment. Overtime will be required and during the Winter Maintenance 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 situations. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

•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

•Make road calls and test 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

Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical prior to appointment and participate in substance abuse testing while in the position.

Additional Comments 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 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.

Name Barb Metcalf, Program Aide

Telephone

Fax (315) 428-4283

Email Address R3-HR-personnel@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Dept. Of Transportation

333 East Washington St

City Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13202

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit an Application for Employment Part 1 (found at https://www.dot.ny.gov/jobs/applic_employment) along with a cover letter and current resume.

Please include the title and posting number in the subject line when responding.

Please note that applications are being accepted continuously.

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