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Tinsmith - Structures

Job ID: 6574
Business Unit: Metro-North Railroad
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Structures H&H Facilities
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2024

Description

POSTING NO.: 6574

JOB TITLE: M of W Tinsmith- Structures

DEPT/DIV: M of W

LOCATION: Various

Full/Part Time: Full

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Opening:

MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 86.5 million customers, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroads in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe and reliable commute, excellent customer service and rewarding opportunities to its employees.

Responsibilities:

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Fabricates sheet metal fittings and ductwork from drawings
  • Installs and repairs ductwork and fittings in railroad facilities
  • Fabricates pans and fittings from sheet copper Installs and repairs roofing, such as: shingles, roll roofing, tile, and roof cement

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED Vocational or apprentice training as Sheet Metal Worker or Roofer

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Two (2) years work experience may be substituted for vocational training

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a valid Class D drivers license or equivalent; must have personal tool box with Sheet Metal tools

Rate of Pay

The starting rate for this position is $26.69(70% of the full rate). The annual wage progression scale is as follows: Year 1=70% > Year 2=70% > Year 3=75% > Year 4=80% > Year 5=85% > Year 6=85% > Year 7=90% > Year 8=100%.The full 100% rate of pay is $38.12.

This rate has been established by the SMW collective bargaining unit and is non-negotiable.

An exception may be granted for a journeyman rate to anyone who has one of the following:

A. Completed a four-year, bona fide sheet metal workers, plumbers or pipefitters apprenticeship program, OR

B. Has had four (4) years of full-time practical experience in the craft and can provide proof thereof (by means of a card or certificate)

For those approved for a journeyman rate, the wage progression scale is as follows: 80>80>90>90>100% of the full rate of pay.

Seniority

Applicants will establish seniority in the Sheet Metal Workers (SMW), the union governing Tinsmiths,in accordance with the union's current collective bargaining agreement.

Members of the SMW are subject to an initiation fee and monthly union dues.

Assignments

Must have the ability to work various hours, days, shifts and locations.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a federally regulated position subject to both pre-employment and continuous random toxicological screening.

As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $108,638.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

Employees driving company vehicles must complete defensive driver training once every three years for current MNR drivers; or within 180 days of hire or transfer for an employee entering an authorized driving position.

DETAILS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and occasionally up to 75 lbs.

DETAILS OF WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Works outside exposed to various weather conditions Works at heights up to 50 ft. on scaffolds and ladder

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info

HOW TO APPLY:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED. METRO-NORTH NO LONGER ACCEPTS HARD COPIES OF RESUMES.

Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

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When applying for positions, please ensure that you attach a resume during the application process and that you receive a confirmation e-mail that your application was accepted. If you do not receive an email confirmation, your application may not have been received and will not be able to be considered after the deadline date. If you encounter problems, please call the BSC Customer Management Center at (646) 376-0123 Monday through Friday (except MTA-HQ holidays), 8:30am - 5:00pm.

EMPLOYEES WHO DO NOT APPLY ON LINE VIA THE INTRANET MAY BE DISQUALIFIED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.

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.

MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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