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Structure Maintainer B (Mason) (Provisional)*

Job ID: 4972
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


Title:  Structure Maintainer B (Mason) (Provisional)*
First Date of Posting:    12/26/23
Last Date of Filing:        Open Until Filled
Authority:                        TA
Work Location:               Various
Hours of Work:               Various


*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 Structure Maintainer – Group B 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.


Structure Maintainers - Group B, under supervision, perform general masonry work in MTA New York City Transit properties. They install and repair cinder and cement blocks, and ceramic tile; install cement sidewalks and floors; install and repair gratings, ducts, manholes, drains and sewers; mix mortar and concrete, and pour concrete; load, unload and drive motor vehicles; walk and work along tracks and perform flagging duties; and perform related work.

Some of the physical activities performed by Structure Maintainers – Group B and environmental conditions they experience are: crouching while working in confined spaces; walking along subway tracks, stepping over rails (including live third rails); ascending and descending from trains and catwalks to roadbeds; working on scaffolds and lifts; responding to audible signals such as alarms bells, train whistles, horns and radio conversation; responding to visual signals including distinguishing colored lights; using hand tools; lifting and carrying heavy tools and equipment; and working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Experience and Education Requirements: You must meet one of the requirements.

  1. Two and one-half years of satisfactory full-time experience at the journey-level as a mason (i.e., a fully trained, knowledgeable, experienced, proficient and competent mason) or a closely-related trade, such as bricklaying, plastering, tile setting or mosaic and terrazzo work; or
  2. Two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in “1” above, plus graduation from a trade school or technical school with a major course of study in masonry or a closely-related trade, totaling 600 hours; or
  3. Two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in “1” above, plus graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate degree or higher with a major course of study in masonry or a closely-related trade; or
  4. Two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in “1” above, plus graduation from a vocational high school with a major course of study in the masonry trade or a closely related trade; or
  5. Completion of a four-year, full-time apprenticeship program in the masonry trade or a closely-related trade, recognized by the New York State Department of Labor, the United States Department of Labor or any state apprenticeship council which is recognized by the United States Department of Labor.


Other Information:

As an employee of MTA NYC Transit you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the state of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472. (this is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.


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 Opportunities:

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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