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General Mechanic

Job ID: 3120
Business Unit: SIRTOA
Location: Staten Island, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Staten Island Railway
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2024


Job Information 

Title:  General Mechanic

First Date of Posting:     8/11/2023

Last Date of Filing:        Open Until Filled 

Authority                        SIRTOA

Department:                   Subways

Division/Unit:                MOW/Infrastructure     

Reports to:                     Superintendent, Infrastructure               

Work Location:             845 Bay Street, Staten Island      

Hours of Work:             Various


Candidates must obtain a valid CDL-B Permit within 6 months of appointment and a valid CDL-B License within one year of appointment. Failure to obtain the CDL-B license may result in termination of employment. In addition, candidates are required to pass respective examinations related to their craft, including but not limited to: Roadway Worker Protection (RWP), Book of Rules, etc. Failure to pass any examination may result in termination. Probation is for one year.


$27.885576 per hour


The successful applicant will be expected to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures, and guidelines.

A prospective candidate will perform work in all segments of maintenance, such as but not limited to carpentry, masonry, and the ability to lay out and coordinate the work of the department as assigned by Supervision.  In addition to the performance of any other such duties as may be assigned by management.


A High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Must have the ability to understand and speak English over radio communications. A motor vehicle driver license valid in the state of New York is required

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in building maintenance, construction, or related field.

Selection Method 

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.



Other Information 

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities. The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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