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Service & Repair Mechanic Motor Equipment

Grade 12

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Career Ladder

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.

  1. Service & Repair Assnt Motor Equipment

    Grade 09

  2. Service & Repair Mechanic Motor Equipment

    Grade 12

Summary of Job Description

As a Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment), you would perform skilled mechanical work in automotive repair shops in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of gasoline, diesel-powered, and alternative fuel self-propelled and non-self-propelled motor-driven equipment, and may perform routine maintenance and mechanical repairs on disabled vehicles, construction, and other equipment in the field.  You may, under the direction of a higher-level Maintenance Supervisor and related titles, diagnose and repair self-propelled and non-self-propelled vehicles and equipment; may supervise Maintenance Assistants, Facility Operations Assistants 1, Motor Vehicle Operators, and related titles; may also supervise inmates in the performance of automotive maintenance tasks.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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.

This title is non-competitive. No examination is necessary. However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.  You must have 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.

1. 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.

2. 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.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

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. For additional information or clarification, 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.

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