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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/04/22

Applications Due12/31/22

Vacancy ID96676

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleService and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment), Region 5

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44354 to $54140 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Chautauqua

Street Address NYS Department of Transpiration

Region 5 – Fleet Administration & Support i

City Hamburg


Zip Code14075

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).


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

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

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

NOTE: All candidates must pass a pre-employment physical/medical examination and drug test
prior to beginning employment.

“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 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. 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.

Additional Comments **Region 5 – Fleet Administration & Support in the following counties: Cattaraugus, Chautauqua,
Erie and Niagara

All State employees in Executive controlled agencies, who are not subject to a
mandatory vaccination requirement, shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they
are fully vaccinated.

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

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

Name Joseph Flatley



Email Address


Street New York State Department of Transportation

4717 Southwestern Blvd

City Hamburg

State NY

Zip Code 14075


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with Notice
Number B-22-G009-R5 included in the subject line and cover letter, no later than December
31st, 2022.

*Please include B-22-G009-R5 in the subject line*

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