Service and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) Job at StateJobsNY, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • StateJobsNY
  • Saratoga Springs, NY

Job Description

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 OR 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 experience.

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.

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.

When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York
State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated

Duties Description - Perform routine vehicle services and repairs to Nursery fleet of vehicles and Equipment. Including tractors, forklifts, loaders, medium to heavy duty trucks, and farm implements/equipment.
- 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. (Will require acquiring and maintaining NY certification)
- May be assigned to overhaul and rebuild starters, generators, compressors, pumps (fuel, water, air, and hydraulic), spreaders, small engines, mowers, and a variety of other equipment.
- May diagnose and repair electronic engine control systems, anti-lock brake systems, and air conditioning.
- Will be required to do cutting and welding.
- May assist Trades Generalist I with infrastructure repairs when required.
- Make road calls, perform in field repairs, test drive equipment, complete reports, use parts catalogs, order / pick-up parts, and transport equipment for outside service.
- Maintain parts and equipment inventories.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.

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 Must be able to work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available to respond to after-hours emergencies. Must provide 24-hour response on a rotational basis and work. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 70 pounds.

We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:

•Holiday & Paid Time Off
•Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
•Pension from New York State Employees' Retirement System
•Shift & Geographic pay differentials
•Affordable Health Care options
•Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
•NYS Deferred Compensation plan
•Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
•And many more...

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

DEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Name Heath Boomhower

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

Notes on Applying Please email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #24-161921 on your resume or it may not be accepted.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Remote job, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work,

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