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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
Category of
Information
Posting Specific Information
Control Number *15-00145
Application Due By 5/29/15
Title Motor Equipment Mechanic
Location: City
DEC Region
Division/Bureau
Ridge
Region 1
Operations/Fleet
Salary:
Grade:
$40,172 - $49,041 Effective 04/15
12
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC CSEA 03
Duties/Responsibilities The candidate shall perform skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel powered motor-driven equipment such as passenger cars, trucks, farm and construction equipment, chain saws, lawn mowers, inboard and outboard boat motors. May be required to perform routine maintenance and mechanical repairs on disabled vehicles, construction and other equipment in the field.

-Working knowledge of the practices and techniques of making a variety of mechanical & electrical repairs on gas and diesel powered automotive, boat, small engine, construction and other motor-driven equipment.
-Working knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment and other motor-driven equipment.
-Ability to make accurate diagnoses of mechanical and electrical problems for gas and diesel powered
self-propelled and non-self-propelled equipment.
-Ability to use the tools, equipment and materials of the mechanical trade.
-Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions. Ability to supervise and train others.
-Ability to read and interpret technical maintenance manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints.
-Working knowledge of the practices and techniques of making a variety of mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic repairs on gas and diesel powered heavy motor truck and construction equipment.
-Ability to make accurate diagnoses of mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic problems for gas and diesel powered heavy motor truck and construction equipment.
-Working knowledge of the operation of heavy motor truck and construction equipment.
-Working knowledge of the practices and techniques of welding using electric and oxy-acetylene welding equipment.
-Ability to weld such materials as steel plate using electric and oxy-acetylene welding equipment.
Minimum Qualifications

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

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.
or

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.
or
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 a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain, work in remote areas and work in adverse weather conditions. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response and available to respond to after- hour's emergencies. Must have a valid Class B CDL within 6 months of appointment with appropriate endorsements. Must obtain a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 6 months of the appointment. Will be subject to the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (OTETA) of 1991, which requires employee testing for drug and alcohol abuse. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 60 pounds.
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

E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

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.