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Motor Equipment Mechanic

Applications accepted from current State employees, former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement and 55-b/c candidates. You must meet the minimum qualifications.

Motor Equipment Mechanic
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number 16-0348
Application Due By 11/4/2016
Title Motor Equipment Mechanic
Location: City
DEC Region
Region 9
$40,172 - $49,041 Effective 04/15
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 03
Duties/Responsibilities Will be required to perform repairs on motorized equipment including but not limited to cars and light and heavy duty trucks and some small equipment. Overhaul, adjust and repair gasoline and diesel engines; inspection of motor vehicles Group 1 and 2; change and balance tires; overhaul, adjust and repair disc and drum brakes; diagnose and repair electronic fuel injection systems; troubleshoot, repair and/or replace electrical wiring systems; adjust, repair/rebuild or replace clutches; repair small engines (lawn mower, string trimmer, lawn tractor, etc); change lubrication oil, filters and lubrication equipment; repair, rebuild/replace suspension on cars and light and heavy duty equipment; repair and/or replace exhaust system components; diagnose and repair/replace diesel fuel injection systems; diagnose, repair and, as required, replace hydraulic systems; use a computer to generate repair orders, complete reports, use parts catalogs, reconcile credit card statements, schedule vehicle sign outs; cutting/welding; clean and maintain automotive shop/work areas; procure parts, supplies and materials; be able to make road calls, tow vehicles and test drive equipment; have a knowledge of shop procedures, safety precautions and shop tools; repair, adjust or replace air and hydraulic brake systems on trucks and cars.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 10 or higher and either:
Transfer eligible under Section 70.1 - permanent competitive service as Construction Equipment Mechanic or Motor Equipment Mechanic.
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications - see below.

Open competitive (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles): For the minimum qualifications, review the Motor Equipment Mechanic continuous recruitment examination announcement on the Department of Civil Service website.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

If you are on an examination eligible list for the position title, you do not need to respond to this posting UNLESS you are also eligible for appointment by transfer, reinstatement or reassignment as defined above; or the appointment type is provisional or temporary. The eligible list(s) will be canvassed as appropriate. Always respond to an eligible list canvass.

There are continuous recruitment examinations held for this title. Information on applying to take the open-competitive Motor Equipment Mechanic examination or promotion Motor Equipment Mechanic examination can be found on the Department of Civil Service website.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel may be required. Must have a valid Class B CDL within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements. Will be subject to the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (OTETA) of 1991, which requires employee testing for drug and alcohol abuse. Must have a DMV issued Inspection License for both light duty and heavy duty vehicles.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are a permanent NYS employee not employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation or applying for reinstatement, please provide your social security number so that appointment eligibility may be verified.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.