New York City Local 246

Service Employees International Union, CTW, AFL-CIO, CLC

NYC Department of Sanitation is Hiring 22 Auto Mechanics

The New York City Department of Sanitation is hiring 22 new Auto Mechanics (title code 92510) with a starting salary of $277.04 – $322.40. The Division/Work Unit is Bureau of Motor Equipment and the work location is Citywide for 17 of the positions. The other five are with the Bureau of Solid Waste Management at East 91st Street and East River in Manhattan. If you are interested, or know someone who is, apply right away. All positions are being posted until filled.

Job Description
Under supervision, overhauls, repairs and maintains engines, motors and motor‐powered equipment, component assemblies, and component systems used in automotive, construction and special‐purpose equipment powered by internal combustion engines; performs related work. Acts as a ʺtroubleshooterʺ in determining mechanical and electrical defects. Overhauls, maintains and repairs internal combustion engines, motors and motor powered equipment, including brake systems, transmissions, ignition systems, rear ends, differential assemblies, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, electronic systems, and other related components and systems. Aligns wheels and repairs steering equipment. Relines and adjusts brakes and clutches. Makes minor repairs and adjustments in the field so that a vehicle may be returned to the garage or repair shop under its own power. Conveys orders to other journeymen as directed. Supervises machinist helpers, senior automotive service workers, automotive service workers, and other personnel as directed. Trains assigned machinist helpers, senior automotive service workers, automotive service workers, or other related personnel in the performance of various maintenance and/or repair tasks. Performs minor auto body repairs. Prepares reports and orders, and maintain records and inventories of parts, components, supplies and materials. Operates and tests motor vehicles and equipment in the performance of assigned duties.

Qualification Requirements
1. Five years of full‐time satisfactory experience acquired within the last 15 years as an Auto Mechanic; or
2. Not less than 2 1/2 years of full‐time satisfactory experience as specified in ʺ1ʺ above acquired within the last 10 years plus sufficient helper or apprentice experience or relevant education acquired in a trade or vocational high school or technical school approved by a Stateʹs Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, to make up the equivalent of five years of acceptable experience. Six months of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of helper or apprentice experience or relevant education.

License Requirements
At the time of appointment candidates must possess a New York State Class B Commercial Driver License (ʺCDLʺ) or a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York and a Learner’s Permit for a Class B Commercial Driver License. Appointees hired with a Learner’s Permit must obtain the Class B CDL within six months of appointment. The CDL, with no restrictions that would preclude the performance of Auto Mechanic work, must be maintained for the duration of employment.

At the time of appointment, certain agencies may require appointees to possess one or more of the following New York State Certifications:
1. As a Motor Vehicle Inspector certified in Light Vehicles, Group 1;
2. As a Motor Vehicle Inspector certified in Heavy Vehicles, Group 2;
3. As a Motor Vehicle Inspector certified in Emissions, Group D.


Must apply via or city employees apply via Employee Self Services. New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment.

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