New York State Civil Service Service and Repair Mechanic (Mtr. Eq.)-Tompkins Co. Region 3 in Ithaca, New York
Agency Transportation, Department of
Title Service and Repair Mechanic (Mtr. Eq.)-Tompkins Co. Region 3
Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance
Salary Grade 12
Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)
Salary Range From $44354 to $54140 Annually
Employment Type Full-Time
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class
Travel Percentage 0%
Hours Per Week 40
From 7 AM
To 3:30 PM
Flextime allowed? No
Mandatory overtime? Yes
Compressed workweek allowed? No
Telecommuting allowed? No
Street Address Fleet Administration and Support
Zip Code 14850
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 technologySubstitution: 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 stockSelected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment physical prior to appointment and participate in substance abuse testing while in the position.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.
Additional Comments 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Name Barb Metcalf, Program Aide
Fax (315) 428-4283
Email Address R3-HRemail@example.com
Street NYS Dept. Of Transportation
333 East Washington St
Zip Code 13202
Notes on Applying Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest along with a completed Application for Employment Part 1 (found at https://www.dot.ny.gov/jobs/applic_employment) Please include the title and posting number in the subject line when responding.Please note that applications are being accepted continuously.