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Heating & Air Conditioning Maintainer (Provisional)

Job ID: 4968
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2023


Job Information:  Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainer (Provisional) JVN 4968

First Date of Posting: 12/26/23
Last Date of Filing:             Until Filled
Authority:                            TA
Department:                       Subways
Division/Unit:                      MOW/Infrastructure
Reports to:                         Maintenance Supervisor (HVAC)
Work Location:                   Various
Hours of Work:                   Various


*This is a civil service position.  Selected candidates must pass a civil service exam and be appointed from the resulting list to gain permanent status. 


Salary Range: The current minimum salary for Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainer is $34.86 per hour for a 40-hour week increasing to $41.01 per hour in the sixth year of service. These rates are subject to change. The benefits of this position include, but are not limited to, night and weekend salary differentials, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a comprehensive medical plan and a pension plan.



Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainers, under supervision, maintain, install, inspect, test, alter, and repair heating and air conditioning systems and equipment of MTA New York City Transit structures, such as shops, stations, and buildings. They work on air conditioners and components, such as compressors, condensers, evaporators, fans, motors, electrical and electronic controls and valves. They work on boilers, furnaces and components, such as boiler sections, heaters, radiators, piping, pumps, motors, and electrical and electronic controls and valves. They solder and braze, keep records, write reports, and perform related work.


Some of the physical activities performed by Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainers and environmental conditions experienced are loading and driving light utility trucks; lifting equipment weighing up to 75 pounds; lifting equipment overhead; climbing and descending ladders; working at heights of up to 50 feet; crouching to reach equipment being repaired; making visual inspections of equipment; distinguishing colored wiring; and reading blueprints and schematics.


Education and Experience Requirements: You must meet one the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of a four-year, full-time apprenticeship in the construction, repair and maintenance of air conditioning and/or heating systems recognized by the New York State Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Labor; or any apprenticeship council that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor; or 
  2. Three years of full-time satisfactory experience at the journey level (i.e., fully trained, knowledgeable, proficient, and competent mechanic) in the installation, repair, and maintenance of industrial, commercial, or domestic air conditioning units, or commercial refrigeration equipment, or heating systems in buildings, and the electrical controls and wiring for such equipment; or
  3. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience at the journey level as described in paragraph “2.” above, plus completion of one of the following listed below before obtaining your journey-level experience:
    1. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience performing work described above in “2” as a mechanic’s helper, apprentice, or trainee; or
    2. Graduation from a recognized trade school or technical school, with a major course of study in electromechanical, electrical or electronic technology, or a closely related field totaling 600 hours; or
    3. Graduation from a vocational high school, with a major course of study in electro-mechanical, electrical or electronic technology, or a closely related field; or
    4. An associate degree or a higher-level degree, from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in electro-mechanical, electrical or electronic technology, or a closely related field.


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”).


How To Apply:


MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.


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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