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Elevator and Escalator Maintainer (Provisional) (Updated 3/31/2023)

Job ID: 5374
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2024

Description

Job Description

 

Job Title: Elevator and Escalator Maintainer (PROVISIONAL)

Job ID:

Location: Various

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Information:

First Date of Posting: January 15, 2024
Last Date of Filing:  Until Filled
Authority: New York City Transit (TA)
Department: Subway            
Division/Unit:  Infrastructure        
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor (E&E)
Work Location: Various           
Hours of Work: Various

*If you are hired into this position, you must pass the next Civil Service Exam and be hired from the resulting list for this title to obtain permanent civil service status

Compensation:

Salary Range: The current minimum salary for Elevator and Escalator Maintainer is $43.32 per hour for a 40-hour week. This rate is 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.

Responsibilities:

Elevator and Escalator Maintainers, under supervision, perform frequent and routine maintenance, inspection, testing, alteration, and repair of electric and hydraulic passenger and freight elevators, escalators, and associated electro-mechanical equipment in MTA New York City Transit stations, shops, and buildings; prepare reports; operate a motor vehicle; and perform related work.

Some of the physical activities performed by Elevator and Escalator Maintainers and environmental conditions they experience are: working in dark confined spaces, crouching and stooping to reach equipment, reaching into dark spaces to make tactile inspections, making visual inspections of equipment, distinguishing colors, reading gauges and drawings, climbing onto elevator cabs, using hand tools and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Education, Experience, and License Requirements: You must meet one of the following requirements and possess a New York State Department of Labor Elevator Mechanic License (see Requirements to be Appointed below).

  1. Successful completion of a four-year, full-time apprenticeship in the construction, repair and maintenance of elevators and/or escalators 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., a fully-trained, knowledgeable, proficient and competent mechanic) in the maintenance, inspection, testing, alteration and repair of electric and hydraulic passenger or freight elevators, escalators, and associated electro-mechanical equipment; or
  3. Two years of full-time satisfactory experience at the journey level as described in paragraph “2” above, plus the 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.

How to Apply:

If you meet the License Requirements above, you can submit an online application by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page. If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a User Name and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

Selection Method / Admission Letter:

Candidates may be asked to participate in one or more of the following: an education and experience test, a written assessment, a practical skills assessment and/or a structured interview.

 

Applicants must keep their contact information (email, mailing, phone) up to date. The contact information you entered in your online profile with the MTA will be used to contact you. You can update your address and other contact information.by logging into your MTA profile or by sending an email to [email protected]

Requirements to be Appointed:

Elevator Mechanic License: New York City Transit Elevator and Escalator Maintainers must possess a New York State Department of Labor Elevator Mechanic License. At the time of appointment, you must have a New York State Department of Labor Elevator Mechanic License. The license must be maintained for the duration of your employment in the title.

Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment, you must have a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York with no disqualifying restrictions that would preclude the performance of the duties of this title. If you have serious moving violations, a license suspension or an accident record you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment in the title.

Drug Screening Requirement: You must pass a drug screening in order to be appointed.

Residency: New York City residency is not required for this position.

English Requirement: You must be able to understand and be understood in English to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Proof of Identity: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you must be able to prove your identity and your right to obtain employment in the United States prior to employment with MTA Bus Company.

Training Requirement:

You may be required to undergo a formalized training course during your probationary period. Failure to successfully complete the training course may result in termination.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including veteran status and individuals with disabilities.  The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.

 

 

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