New York State has approximately 19 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
Motor Equipment Manager 1
As a Motor Equipment Manager 1, you would plan, organize, and be responsible for the maintenance, administration, and technical control of all department motor equipment in the geographic area under your jurisdiction. You would assign, schedule, and coordinate the fleet equipment with the work program; prepare budget requests for additional equipment and replacements; and supervise the inventory and distribution of all vehicles, equipment, parts, shop tools, and supplies. You would also direct the management and control of all repair shop facilities and review repair analyses and job cost estimates and the use of machinery, tools, and parts. You would supervise the preventative maintenance program and direct and coordinate the training program of personnel assigned to the operation, maintenance, and management of equipment.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass an examination in order to be considered for this position.
There are three examinations used to fill this title.
For all qualified employees of New York State:
On or before the date of examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Thruway Authority and have had three months permanent competitive or 55 b/55-c service as:
Either A. a Maintenance Supervisor 3 (Motor Equipment), Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 3, Maintenance Supervisor 2 (Motor Equipment), or Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 2;
Or B. a Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Motor Equipment) or Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 1.
For all qualified employees of New York State:
On or before the date of examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had three months of permanent competitive or non competitive (including 55-b/55-c) service as a Maintenance Supervisor 3 (Motor Equipment), Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 3, Motor Equipment Specialist, or Coordinator Equipment Operator Instructor.
For all qualified individuals:
You must have eight years of experience overseeing a motor equipment fleet of 50 or more vehicles consisting mainly of heavy duty trucks. Five years of this experience must have been spent directly supervising skilled workers and must have included:
◾maintenance and control of the entire fleet
◾fleet inventory and vehicle scheduling
◾fleet replacement program, including vehicle performance, evaluation, cost control, vehicle specification, and vehicle and/or parts procurement
To be qualifying, experience must have included responsibility and authority to purchase new or replacement vehicles. Experience must have been in ALL facets of fleet management listed above. At least one of the five years must have included the use of database or spreadsheet computer software;
Three years of this experience must have been managerial. For the purpose of this examination, managerial experience is defined as providing administrative, coordination, and technical control of the fleet while directing first line supervisors who are carrying out the duties described above.
Substitution: College course work in a program leading to a degree in automotive technology, diesel technology, business administration, or engineering may be substituted for up to two years of the non-managerial experience described above at the rate of 30 semester credit hours equaling one year of experience.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.26-580 38-228 38-229
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.