MTA Equipment Maintainer in Staten Island, New York

Job Information

Title: Equipment Maintainer

First Date of Posting: 8/10/2017 Last Date of Filing: 8/24/2017 Authority: SIRTOA Department: Subways Division/Unit: Equipment Maintenance Reports to: Superintendent Maintenance of Way or Designee Work Location: As Required (By Supervision) Hours of Work: As Required (BySupervision)


Equipment Maintainer Salary Range:

SMART Rates for Employees hired on or after 12/16/15

Entrance - $24.163659

2nd Year - $25.889635

3rdYear - $27.615610

4th Year - $29.341586

5thYear - $31.067562

6th Year - $34.519513


Under the general supervision of the Senior Equipment Maintainer, with broad latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Equipment Maintainer performs preventive maintenance, repair, rebuilding and/or replacement work on self-propelled special equipment such as tampers, track aligners and cranes, as well as on heavy, medium, light gasoline and diesel powered vehicles. Equipment Maintainers are responsible also for the repair and maintenance of special equipment and tools such as snow blowers, stationary and portable power generators, welding units, grinders, cutters, hand-held tampers, track drills and the like. Where replacement parts are no longer available, Equipment Maintainers may assist the Senior Equipment Maintainer in the design and fabrication of parts. From time to time, on a regularly recurring basis, Operating Authority Equipment Maintainers are required to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair New York City Transit Authority vehicles, the repair or maintenance of which is beyond the technical abilities of N.Y.C. Transit Authority vehicle maintainers.

Although the greater part of the Equipment Maintainer’s work is performed at the NRS Shop, they are required, on a 24-hour basis, to visit field sites for the repair or adjustment of equipment, vehicles, and special tools. Additionally, they are similarly required to report to sites on streets and thoroughfares where Authority vehicles may have become inoperative, for the purpose of making such repairs or adjustments as may be necessary to permit the unit to continue to its destination, or in the alternative, to be returned to the NRS Shop.

When so directed by the Senior Electronic Equipment Maintainer, Equipment Maintainers will train current or new employees in the operation and use of self-propelled heavy equipment in cranes, tampers and track aligners, as well as in the operation of vehicles and special units or tools. They are responsible, also, for the on-going inspection of such equipment to ensure that usage is in accordance with required methods and procedures, and for reporting violations thereof to the Senior Electronic Equipment Maintainer.

Education and Experience

A minimum of three years’ experience with repairing and troubleshooting of diesel engines, gasoline engines, small equipment and automotive electrical systems.

Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.

License Requirements:

The incumbent possess a valid CDL-B driver’s license free from violations and restrictions. Successful applicants will be allowed up to six (6) months from the date of selection to obtain a CDL-B driver’s license.

Selection Method

Selection will be based on evaluation of education, skills, training, experience and interview. All internal candidates’ safety, discipline and attendance records will be reviewed and considered when evaluating the candidate pool.

Interested employees must submit a resume and cover letter requesting consideration for this position no later than close of business August 23, 2017 to Ms. Binu Thomas, Director, Operational Support, 60 Bay Street 5th Floor, Staten Island, New York 10301.

Other Information

At SIR, safety is a core value. All employees are valued and committed to keeping each other and our customers safe, all day, every day. Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety to our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, SIR works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. Team members are expected to perform all of their duties and responsibilities in full accord with this core value.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Equipment Maintainer

Location: Staten Island

Job ID: 90738

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Agency: SIRTOA

Department: Subways

Division: Staten Island Railway

RC: Staten Island Railway