Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment) positions exist in the Department of Transportation in various locations throughout New York State. DOT has continuous openings statewide with a special need in Monroe County and the downstate area (find more information about Department of Transportation Regions).
As a Service & Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment), you would diagnose and correct the causes of faulty vehicle and equipment operation. You would 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. You would also conduct NYS inspections.
You may be assigned to:
- Overhaul compressors, pumps (fuel, water, air and hydraulic), spreaders, small engines, mowers and a variety of other equipment, including but not limited to track vehicles, loaders (front-end and belt), platform lifts, hydraulic excavators, etc.
- Diagnose and repair electronic engine control systems, anti-lock brake systems, and air conditioning.
You may also be required to:
- Perform welding, cutting and repair.
- Make road calls, test drive equipment, complete reports, use parts catalogs, and perform other related duties.
Data entry into the Department’s Equipment Management software is required.