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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/12/18

Applications Due04/23/18

Vacancy ID51425

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleAssistant Drill Rig Operator/Tr1/Tr2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $34148 to $42051 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 90%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 16 Avis Drive

City Latham

StateNY

Zip Code12110

Minimum Qualifications This is a two-year traineeship that allows the successful candidate to start at the salary level appropriate for the candidate’s work experience. All levels require frequent and independent statewide travel from a Region 1 (Latham) base.

Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 1 (NS Equivalent to SG-6):
Open Competitive: Candidate must possess a valid New York State Class D Driver’s License and be able to pass a medical and physical examination demonstrating the ability to perform physical labor prior to permanent appointment.
Special requirement: Candidate must acquire a New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License Permit by six months into the traineeship.

Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 2 (NS Equivalent to SG-7):
Promotion: Candidate must have completed one year of satisfactory service at the Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 1 level; have been successfully evaluated for skills in traffic control, safety methods, drill tool identification and competency as a driller’s helper in three out of five drilling techniques; must be able to obtain bulldozer certification and must possess a valid New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License without air-brake restriction.

Open Competitive: Candidate must have one year of experience working as a driller’s helper in an organization that does geotechnical drilling; possess a valid New York State Class B Commercial Driver’s License without air-brake restriction; must pass a medical and physical examination demonstrating ability to perform physical labor and, within 30 calendar days of hire, must satisfactorily demonstrate ability to meet Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 1 drilling skills and pump operation, obtain bulldozer certification and have acceptable knowledge of safety, traffic control and drill tool identification. Failure to demonstrate required skill level after 30 calendar days would mandate appointment to Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 1 level.

Assistant Drill Rig Operator (SG-8):
Promotion: Candidate must have completed one year of satisfactory service at the Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 2 level; have been successfully evaluated for competency in operating the drill rig and performing three out of five drilling techniques; must be able to do visual soil identification and must possess a valid New York State Class A Commercial Driver’s License without air-brake restriction.
Open-Competitive: Candidate must have two years of experience working as a driller in an organization that does geotechnical drilling; possess a valid New York State Class A Commercial Driver’s License without air-brake restriction; must pass a medical and physical examination demonstrating ability to perform physical labor and, within 30 calendar days of hire, must satisfactorily demonstrate ability to meet Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 2 drilling skills, obtain bulldozer certification and know visual soil identification. Failure to demonstrate required skill level after 30 calendar days would mandate appointment at either the Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee 1 or 2 level, depending upon candidate’s skills.

Duties Description Under the Supervision of a Drill Rig Operator, the Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainee obtains soil, rock, and pavement core samples; records sample blow counts during progression of the borehole; progresses borehole by means of hollow stem auger, mud rotary, drilled-in casing, driven casing, or rock coring; measures drill tolls and measures and records depth to water and thickness of geological strata; prepares field drill log and maintains productivity and equipment records; drives drilling equipment and support vehicles to borehole site and sets up drilling equipment; manually drills hand auger holes, probes, and test pits; operates bulldozer, pumps, and grout mixers; sets up maintenance and traffic protection; performs traffic flagging; and performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on all drilling equipment. At the journey level, the Assistant Drill Rig Operator may train Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainees; supervise the drill crew in the absence of the Drill Rig Operator; and perform routine tasks to assist in regional snow and ice control operations. 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 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 info@goer.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dodou Jammeh

Telephone

Fax

Email Address Dodou.Jammeh@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street 16 Avis Drive

City Latham

State NY

Zip Code 12110

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume no later than April 23, 2018

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