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New York State Civil Service Bridge Repair Assistant / Trainee 2 / Trainee 1 in Utica, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Journey Level-Two years’ experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled tradesman, or training through completion of a technical course in a bridge or technical trade at a school or institute. Candidate must also have a Class B Commercial Driver License.

Trainee 2 – Commercial Driver License, and more than one year but less than two years of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals).

Trainee 1 – Class D Motor Vehicle License, and less than one year of qualifying experience (as described in journey level quals). ## Duties Description Duties include but are not limited to: Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in various trades as they apply to bridge repair and maintenance operations. Basic knowledge of Highway Safety Manual as it applies to bridge repair and maintenance operations. Ability to perform above the ground work in the repair and maintenance of bridge. Ability to use and operate tools, machines, equipment and vehicles required in bridge repair and maintenance operations. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor. For a complete description of Bridge Repair Assistant, Grade 9, see the NYS Civil Service website

  • The candidate shall be required to perform snow and ice operations in areas other than work location. *

  • Candidates must be able to report within a maximum of one hour of call up.

  • Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command system to support the Department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations ## Additional Comments Interested candidates may respond to this posting by submitting a current resume along with a letter of interest no later than June 1, 2021 to:

* Please indicate location you are applying for *

Nadine Lawrence, HRS1 Administrative Services Utica State Office Building, 13th floor 207 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Notes on Applying

Please email resume to:

or fax to (315)793-2390

Date Posted: 01/14/21

Applications Due: 06/01/21

Vacancy ID: 84229

Agency: Transportation, Department of

Title: Bridge Repair Assistant / Trainee 2 / Trainee 1

Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade: 09

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $32972 to $45200 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 10%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 7 AM

To: 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Oneida

City: Utica

State: NY

Zip Code: 13501

Name: Nadine Lawrence

Telephone: 315-793-2389

Fax: 315-793-2390

Email Address:

Street Address: NYS Department of Transportation 207 Genesee Street

Street: NYS Department of Transportation 207 Genesee Street