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Machinist - M of W (Stuctures)

Job ID: 6782
Business Unit: Metro-North Railroad
Location: Croton-on-Hudson, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Structures H&H Facilities
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2024

Description

POSTING NO: 6782

JOB TITLE: Machinist M of W (Structures)

DEPT/DIV: Structures H&H Facilities

LOCATION: Croton Harmon

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.

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:

MACHINISTSperform preventative maintenance and repairs on Heating Venting and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, sump pump and mechanical fan system components and fabricate parts and components for use in Grand Central Terminal (GCT) mechanical systems

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Repairs and maintains motorized equipment, such as: loaders, compressors, welders, generators, and backhoes.
  • Repairs and maintain power tools, such as: drills, saws, sawzalls, etc.
  • Repairs and maintains hydraulic systems.
  • Repairs and maintains gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma AND
  • Vocational or apprentice training as a Machinist or Mechanic working with motors, bearings, pulleys, etc. OR
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Mechanic (e.g., Pump Mechanic, Building Maintenance Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic, etc.) working on sump pumps, Alternating Current (AC) motors and/or fan systems
  • Must possess personal tool box with Machinist tools.
  • Valid driver's license.

Rate of Pay

The starting rate for this position is $28.10per hour. The annual wage progression scale is as follows: Years 1&2= $28.10; Year 3=$30.11; Year 4=$32.11; Years 5&6=$34.12; Year 7=$36.13; Year 8=$40.14. This rate is set by the collective bargaining agreement and is non-negotiable.

Credit toward the wage progression shall be granted with satisfactory documented proof of:

  1. Completed a verified four-year, bona fide machinists' apprenticeship program OR
  2. Four (4) years of verified full-time practical experience in the craft and can provide proof thereof (by means of a card or certificate)
  3. Prior experience as a mechanic on another railroad.

Applicants hired with four (4) or more years of documented mechanic experience (non-railroad) shall be paid as follows: Years 1=$32.11; Years 2&3=$34.12; Year 4=$36.13; Year 5=$40.14

In addition, applicants hired with seven (7) or more years of mechanic experience on another railroad shall be paid an hourly rate of $40.14.

MNR Health Insurance & Vacation

As a full-time employee, you are eligible for the following health and welfare benefits.

Our benefits program provides flexibility, protection, and value through:

  • Health care benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Welfare Benefits, including basic and optional life, dependent life, basic and optional Accidental Death andDismemberment Insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, including a Health Care Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Retirement benefits, including a retirement plan, 401(k) and 457 savings plans

Seniority

Applicants will establish seniority in the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the union representing Machinists, in accordance with the union's current collective bargaining agreement.

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

Assignments

Ability to work various hours, days, shifts, and locations throughout Metro-North territory.

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

Other information

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

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).

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 in shop area environment

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 ONLINE 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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