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Minimum Qualifications Must have at least two years of satisfactory experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a journey-level trades worker in one of the recognized skill trades (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.) OR completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course. A valid NYS CDL Class B driver license is required to drive large dump and stake rack trucks.
Duties Description Maintenance Assistants perform a variety of semiskilled maintenance, repair, and related activities. Specific duties and job requirements will include, but not be limited to, the following:
•Under direct supervision, assists a skilled trade (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, etc.) worker in the maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of canal buildings, facilities and related equipment;
•Assists in installation, maintenance and repair of canal equipment;
•Assists in repair and replacement of plumbing equipment;
•Assists in the painting of boats, walls, ceiling, wood and metal trimmings and ornaments and;
•Operates tools and machinery and ensures equipment is in proper working condition.
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Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications should send a cover letter and resume by the application deadline of June 21, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title and location (Maintenance Assistant, Fonda) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.
The New York State Canal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.
The New York State Canal Corporation provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email Accessibility@nypa.gov or call (914) 681-6246.
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