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Ventilation and Drainage Mechanic

*Transit Electro Mechanical Maintainer (TEMM) positions to be filled immediately.

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

The starting salary is $28.7527 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 journey-level (fully trained and competent mechanic) experience in the: 
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of heavy duty electro mechanical equipment such as pumps, ventilating fans, air compressors, sewage ejectors, cranes, and related electro-mechanical controls or motors; or
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of heavy duty electrical equipment, such as generators, motors, rectifiers and transformers; or
  • Installation, maintenance, and overhaul of heavy duty pneumatic or hydraulic equipment, gasoline or diesel engines and their components.

The two years of journey-level experience must be preceded by either:

  • Graduation from a vocational high school, post-secondary trade/technical school or college with a major in electrical, electronic, or electro-mechanical technology; or
  • 2 years of full-time experience as a mechanic’s helper, apprentice or trainee performing the work described above.

Driver License Requirement:

TEMM (Ventilation and Drainage) positions:

  • At the time of appointment, you must have a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York with an endorsement for hazardous materials and no restrictions that would disqualify you from performing the duties of the position; or
  • A motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York and a learner permit for a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York and no restrictions that would disqualify you from performing the duties of the position.

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade to: Exams9@nyct.com. Please indicate TEMM V & D in the subject line. To be considered for this position resumes must be submitted no later than August 28, 2015.

*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 obtain permanent civil service status.

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Immediate Openings
for

Staten Island Railway (SIR) Power Maintainers

SIR Power Maintainers maintain, repair, install, operate and test the Staten Island Railway’s power substation equipment and related control equipment. This position requires 24/7 availability during emergencies.

This position offers a robust benefits package that includes: competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit plans and promotional opportunities.

The starting salary as a SIR Power Maintainer is $22.2675 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials. Hourly rate is subject to change.

You must have:
Four years of journey-level experience with a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Or

Graduated from an approved trade school, technical school or vocational high school, with a specialization in electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical technology totaling at least 600 hours and have three years of full-time satisfactory journey-level experience in the electrical, electronic or electro mechanical fields in the maintenance, repair, testing, construction or installation of electrical or electronic equipment.

Driver License Requirement:
At the time of appointment, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York.

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade and driver license class that you possess to: Exams4@nyct.com. Please indicate SIR Power Maintainers in the subject line. To be considered for this position resumes must be submitted no later than August 28, 2015.

This is a represented position; however, this is not a civil service position.

 MTA Staten Island Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Immediate Openings
for
*Light Maintainers


Light Maintainers maintain, repair, and install lighting and other electrical systems in NYC Transit facilities such as subway tunnels and elevated structures, bus depots and repair shops, subway yards and barns and other structures.

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

The starting salary as a Light Maintainer is $28.75 per hour for a 40-hour work week, plus night and weekend pay differentials. Hourly rate is subject to change.

You must have:
Four years of journey-level electrical experience installing, maintaining and repairing lighting systems, including series and multiple lighting, conduit work, wiring and fixtures. In addition, two years of helper experience assisting in the work stated above

Or

Four years of journey-level electrical experience performing the work stated above. In addition, a degree from a trade or technical school with a major/specialty in electrical, electronic or electro-mechanical technology, totaling a minimum of 600 hours

Or

Four years of journey-level electrical experience performing the work stated above. In addition, graduation from a vocational high school with a major course of study in electrical, electronic or electromechanical technology

Or

Completion of a four-year full-time apprenticeship in the electrical, electronic or electromechanical trade recognized by the NYS Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor or any state apprenticeship council which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor

Driver License Requirement:
At the time of appointment, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. A Class B Commercial Driver License with no restrictions is preferred.

To apply, send a detailed resume that includes dates of employment and any certifications/education you earned in the trade and driver license class that you possess to: Exams1@nyct.com. Please indicate Light Maintainer 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 obtain permanent civil service status. Filing for the next Civil Service Exam is expected to take place October 2015. You may refer to the 2015 Open-Competitive Examination Schedule at http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/appexam.htm

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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