Highway Maintenance Mechanic Trainee
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Description of Duties
This is a training position located at the Department of Transportation in which employees learn and master highway, bridge and culvert construction, repair, maintenance tasks, sign and pavement marking installations and the safe and efficient operation of special and standard equipment during a maximum of a twenty-four (24) month training period. The employees learn to perform a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled, construction and shop equipment operations and will be given various mechanical, maintenance and repair assignments to learn and master. The employees are required to obtain a New York State Learner’s Permit for a Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License within eight (8) weeks of employment, and a Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License within the first nine (9) months of employment with DOT staff providing sufficient training and road/vehicle time to obtain the license. Upon successful completion of the training program, the employees will be promoted to Highway Maintenance Mechanic II. Work is conducted outdoors in all types of weather, and involves ascending and descending heights up to one-hundred (100) feet, working in tight, confined spaces, moving material weighing in excess of fifty (50) pounds, and working a variety of shifts. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Senior Highway Maintenance Mechanic, Traffic Sign Operations Supervisor or other higher-level staff member. Employees who do not successfully obtain a New York State Learner’s Permit for a Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License within the first eight (8) weeks of employment, and a Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License within the first nine (9) months of employment will be removed from the position. Employees who do not successfully complete the training program within the twenty-four (24) month training period will be removed from the position. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.