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Automotive Mechanic Helper

Contact: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office
City of Troy


The City of Troy is seeking applications for the position of: Automotive Mechanic Helper The pay grade and salary range for this position is: CSEA Grade 6, Starting Salary $34,797

General Statement Of Duties: Assists in the routine work involved in the service and maintenance of automotive equipment; does related work as required. Distinguishing Features Of The Class: This is the beginning level of automotive repair and maintenance work. The duties do not include repair jobs involving skilled work except in the capacity of mechanic helper. Duties of a less complex nature are performed independently. Examples Of Work: (Illustrative Only)  Checks tires, repairs flats, mounts, balances and patches tires of all types;  Changes oil and lubricates automotive equipment;  Assists with the assembly of shop equipment and tools;  Performs basic unskilled repairs to vehicles and equipment as directed;  Assists with maintenance of small engine equipment, mowers, trimmers, chainsaws;  Assists with performing preventative maintenance service on equipment and vehicles;  Assists in the repairing and overhauling of brake systems, differentials, transmissions and front and rear axles;  Assists with maintaining parts inventory;  Retrieves parts as directed;  Cleans and details vehicles and equipment;  Cleans, paints, and maintains shop equipment and facilities;  Performs a variety of related tasks.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities: Some knowledge of standard automotive repair methods and of the tools and terminology of the trade; willingness to perform mechanical work; ability to properly use hand and power tools, grease guns, pressure washer, drills, and grinders; ability to understand an carry out oral directions; good motor and hand and eye coordination; mechanical aptitude; good physical condition.

Minimum Qualifications: None Special Requirements: Incumbent must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver’s License. The City of Troy is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Hiring and promotion decisions in the City service are based solely upon qualifications and ability, and the City does not discriminate on any other basis. Minorities are encouraged to apply. If not a Troy resident, the successful candidate will have ninety (90) days to move into the City and maintain residency.

Please forward Employment Application by April 2, 2021 to: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office 433 River Street Troy, NY 12180 Email: [email protected] Fax: 518-268-1686

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