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Senior Highway Maintenance Mechanic, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Senior Highway Maintenance Mechanic, prov
Deadline: February 1, 2024 3:00pm
Salary: $44,636 - $61,158 annually
Agency/Dept.: Transportation

Description of Duties

This is a senior level field position located at the Department of Transportation responsible for directing multiple crews at multiple job sites in assigned highway, bridge and culvert maintenance and repair projects.  Activities involve overseeing and performing road, bridge, culvert and storm sewer maintenance and repairs and sign and pavement marking installations.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a General Foreman or other higher level staff member.  General supervision is exercised over multiple work crews.  Employees may be required to work nights and weekends as needed.  Employees are required to lift material weighing in excess of fifty (50) pounds.  The work is performed under a variety of conditions such as changing weather and extremes of temperature. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Civil Technology, Construction Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Engineering Science  or a closely related field plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in maintenance, repair, or construction involving a combination of two (2) or more of the following skilled trades:  masonry, carpentry, pipe installation, asphalt paving, welding, metal fabrication, pavement marking installation and sign installation, one (1) year of which must have involved the operation of heavy motor equipment, such as pavement stripers, bulldozers, graders, or rollers, one (1) year of which must have been in a lead** or supervisory capacity***; OR,

(B)  Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above, one (1) year of which must have been in a lead** or supervisory capacity***; OR,

(C)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

**Lead role capacity is defined as someone who participates and leads and/or trains work crews, oversees projects, and/or directs and coordinates the work of others.

***supervisory capacity, for the purposes of these minimum qualifications, involves typical duties such as assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance, maintaining work standards, motivating and developing subordinate employees, implementing procedural changes, increasing efficiency and dealing with problems of absenteeism, morale and discipline.  The supervision aspects must be an integral part of the job, not incidental or occasional.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a valid New York State Class *B* Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

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