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New York State Civil Service Service and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) Region 6 Chemung Co. in WATKINS GLEN, New York


Agency Transportation, Department of

Title Service and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) Region 6 Chemung Co.

Occupational Category Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade 12

Bargaining Unit OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $47530 to $56530 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? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Chemung

Street Address 3545 County Route 16


State NY

Zip Code 14891

Minimum Qualifications Four years of experience as an automotive or diesel mechanic responsible for the diagnosis of faulty vehicleand/or equipment operation and the performance of mechanical repairs covering several aspects ofautomotive and/or diesel systems. On your application you must specify types of repair work performed andthe kinds of vehicles on which you performed this work.ORAn 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 orautomotive 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 technologymay be substituted for up to two years of experience.Experience limited to airplane (aviation) mechanic (except for ground equipment); gas station attendant; therepair 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 arepair shop or service station is NOT QUALIFYING.Within one (1) year from appointment to a Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) position, candidatesmust obtain a valid NYS Inspection Certification issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles; and also mustobtain 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 tobeginning 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.

Additional Comments 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.The starting salary for this position is $56,530.00. This amount is comprised of the base salary of $47,530.00 withan additional geographic pay differential of $9,000.00, specific to this title and location.Region 6: Chemung County

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Name Renee L. Robinson, Administrative Services Director

Telephone 607-324-8408

Fax 607-324-8344

Email Address



107 Broadway

City Hornell

State NY

Zip Code 14843

Notes on Applying Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R06-24-2 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than 12/31/2024.