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HIGH PRESSURE PLANT TENDER

*High Pressure Plant Tender (HPPT) positions to be filled immediately.

MTA New York City Transit is the largest public transportation agency in North America and one of the largest in the world, with 24/7 bus and subway service and an average daily ridership of more than 7 million customers.   The transit system is comprised of 468 subway stations, including 103 made accessible to customers with disabilities, via elevators and ramps. 

We offer: paid vacation/sick days/holidays, pension plan, comprehensive health plan, deferred compensation plan, and free NYC Transit transportation pass.

High Pressure Plant Tenders tend oil or gas fired high pressure boilers and related equipment.  May be assigned to inspect, maintain and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning and related auxiliary systems and equipment. Auxiliary systems and equipment such as cooling towers, air handlers, chilled water pumps, heat exchangers, tubes and control equipment or related work.  High Pressure Plant Tenders may also keep records or logs and operate a motor vehicle.

The starting salary is $31.35 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials. Hourly rate is subject to change.

Qualifying Requirements:

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Two years of full-time satisfactory experience operating and maintaining high pressure boilers or the equivalent marine experience; or
  • One year of experience as described above plus graduation from an approved trade or vocational high school with a major course of study in or related to boiler operation

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams2@nyct.com. Please indicate HPPT in the subject line.

*If you are hired into this temporary position, you must pass the next Civil Service Exam for this title with a score high enough to be appointed from the list to get permanent civil service status. 

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MTA NYC TRANSIT IS SEEKING:

*Temporary Electronic Equipment Maintainers (EEM)


This position offers: paid vacation/sick days/holidays, pension plan, comprehensive health plan, deferred compensation plan, and a free NYC Transit transportation pass. 

The current starting salary is $34.9331 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials.

Job Description:
EEMs maintain and repair electronic wireless and wired communication systems, and digital and analog control equipment and systems in the shop or in the field, including radio transmitters and receivers, closed circuit television systems, automatic train control and indication systems, and other electronic equipment; perform circuit testing, analysis, and fault identification; operate a motor vehicle; and perform related work.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Five years of full-time journey-level experience maintaining, testing, trouble-shooting, calibrating and repairing complex electronic equipment employing analog and digital circuitry.

Up to two years of the above experience may be substituted by formal training or education in a related field.

  • Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment, you must possess a valid NYState driver’s license.

To apply for this position, forward a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams7@nyct.com. Please indicate Electronic Equipment Maintainer in the subject line.

 *Temporary status will change to permanent status upon passing a civil service exam for this title and being hired/appointed from the resulting eligible list. 

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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