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Skilled Trades Positions

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 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


MTA Bus Company is looking for Bus Mechanic Supervisors with experience in:
Bus, Automotive, Trucking, Aviation, & Marine Mechanics

TITILE: BUS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

COMPENSATION PACKAGE: $34.7377 per hour increasing to $38.5975 per hour after 36 months of service. Also, a great benefits package including paid vacation/holidays, pension plan, comprehensive health plan, deferred compensation plan, and free MTA Bus transportation pass.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Supervise the maintenance and repair of buses and other automotive vehicles, and related bus shop equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:  Three years of full-time experience as a journey-level mechanic troubleshooting and repairing automotive , bus, truck or aircraft engines and electrical systems, and at least one other system, such as brake, transmission, or HVAC; plus one year of full-time experience as a supervisor or Automotive Service Advisor.

Supervisory experience should include the following: planning, organizing and scheduling work; monitoring time and attendance; evaluating performance; and enforcing disciplinary and safety rules and regulations.  

For the above journey-level experience to be credited, it must be preceded by one of the following:

A. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience as a mechanic’s helper, apprentice or trainee performing or assisting in the work described above; or
B. Graduation from a recognized trade/vocational technical school or college with a major course of study in automotive mechanics or a closely related field

Driver License Requirement:  At the time of appointment, 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

TO APPLY:  Send a detailed resume and cover letter to Exams4@nyct.com

Please indicate BUS MS in the subject line.

MTA Bus Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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