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CAREER OPPORTUNITY FOR AUTO MECHANICS AND AVIATION MECHANICS

BUS MAINTAINER CHASSIS (Bus Mechanic)

Exam #:  5101
Application Deadline:   May 22, 2015
Type of Test: Practical Skills Test
Exam Date:
Starting June 10, 2015 (subject to change)
Application Fee: No application fee (The fee will be waived for this exam only. Application fees may apply to future exams)

SALARY:  The current minimum salary is $28.75 per hour increasing to $33.82 after six years for a 40-hour work week. This rate is subject to change. This position offers paid vacation/sick days and holidays; a pension plan, comprehensive health plan, and deferred compensation plan; and a free NYC Transit transportation pass.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Bus Maintainers Chassis maintain, inspect, test, diagnose, overhaul, and repair all vehicle systems, components and accessories to industry work standards (e.g., engine, electrical, brake, HVAC, multiplex electronic, body, and structure). They perform various physical activities (e.g., work in all weather conditions, climb on top of buses and into maintenance pits, respond to horns and warning bells, and distinguish colors).  They may be required to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (1) Five years of full-time journey-level experience repairing automobiles, trucks, buses or aircraft; or (2) three years experience as just described plus two years of auto/aviation mechanic helper/trainee experience, or graduation from an approved vocational high school or post-secondary trade school with a major course of study in the automotive or aircraft repair field.

DRIVER LICENSE REQUIREMENT: At the time of promotion, you must possess either:
1.   A Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement and no disqualifying restrictions; or
2.   A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York and a Learner Permit for a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement and no disqualifying restrictions. Your appointment will be subject to the receipt of a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement and no restrictions at the end of a special training course in bus operation. 

MEDICAL/DRUG SCREENING: You must pass a medical examination and drug screening in order to be appointed.

THE TEST: You will be given a practical skills (hands-on) test designed to measure your ability to use tools, read schematics, install, repair, and adjust vehicle components; and trouble shoot electrical systems. A score of 70 will be required to pass the practical skills test. Your score will determine your place on the eligible list.

TO APPLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION: Forward a resume that includes details of your work experience and education. Include dates of employment and indicate if experience is full time or part time. Send to: Exams2@nyct.com. Please indicate Bus Maintainer Chassis, Exam #5101 in the subject line.

Qualified candidates will receive additional information in the mail regarding special test accommodations due to religious or disability reasons along with an admission letter to the test. Additional requirements may apply.

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


MTA NYC TRANSIT IS SEEKING:
Electrical and electronic mechanical technicians for the title
SIGNAL MAINTAINER (temporary)

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 and successful completion of an 18 – month training course.

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 $30.84 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials.

Job Description:

Signal Maintainers, under supervision, maintain, install, inspect, test, alter and repair NYC Transit’s railroad signal systems and equipment.

Signal Maintainers work on or near train tracks where live high voltage equipment is present, climb on and off subway train trackbeds and work outdoors.

Special Working Conditions:  Signal Maintainers may be required to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • Four years of full-time experience as an electrician or an electronic technician, installing, maintaining or repairing electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical systems.  This includes work such as maintaining, testing, trouble-shooting, calibrating and repairing complex electronic equipment employing analog and digital circuitry.

    Two years of experience may be replaced by graduation from a trade school, technical school or vocational high school with a major course of study in electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical technology, or a closely related field.  

OR

  • Completion of a four-year full-time apprenticeship in the electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical trade recognized by the NY State Department of Labor, the US Department of Labor, of any state apprenticeship council which is recognized by the US Department of Labor.

 

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

To apply for this position, forward a resume that includes details of your work experience.  Include dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams8@nyct.com. Please indicate Signal Maintainer in the subject line.

 MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Track Equipment Maintainer

MTA NYC TRANSIT IS SEEKING

*Temporary Heavy Equipment Mechanics (TEMs) for immediate hire.

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 $28.1888 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials.

Job Description:
TEMs inspect, maintain and repair electromechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of railroad tracks in New York City Transit’s subway system.
 
Qualifications:  

  • Five year of relevant experience to include: Three years of journey-level experience performing the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment used in construction or on tracks – such as cranes, compressors, track lubricators, tampers, drills, pile drivers, pay loaders, earthmovers, tractors, gasoline and diesel engines or large transportation vehicles such as trucks, buses, marine vessels or aircraft and two years of helper/trainee experience; or

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 the following:
    • Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York and no restrictions OR
    • Motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York and a Learner Permit for a Class B CDL and no restrictions. 

NYCT provides training for endorsements in hazardous materials.

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams5@nyct.com. Please indicate Track 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


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


Sheet Metal Workers (Structure Maintainers – Group D)

*Temporary Sheet Metal Workers positions to be filled immediately.

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

The starting salary is $28.1888 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials. Hourly rate is subject to change.

Job Description:

Perform general sheet metal work in the NYC Transit Authority’s subway, surface and elevated structures, including stations, enclosures and related buildings. This includes installing, maintaining and repairing roofs, skylights, ducts, leaders and gutters, drip pans, fireproof doors, stovepipes and receptacles; fabricate sheet metal, plastic and fiberglass parts and devices needed for such work.

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • Four years of journey-level experience as a sheet-metal worker (experience in fabricating sheet metal products from blueprints using sheet metal machinery and shop tools PLUS two years as a sheet metal helper OR
  • Four years of journey-level experience as a sheet-metal worker (experience in fabricating sheet metal products from blueprints using sheet metal machinery and shop tools) PLUS graduation from a trade/vocational/technical school with a degree in sheet-metal or closely related field.

Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment, you must possess a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension, or an accident record you may be disqualified.

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams6@nyct.com

*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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