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Job ID: 29218
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Harrison Car Maintenance Facil


Come and join PATH as a Machinist! Under the direct supervision of a Car Equipment Division Supervisor or Foreman, the incumbent performs skilled work that includes, but is not limited to, the operation and repair of machine tools; laying out work; and the installation, removal, assembly, disassembly, testing, servicing and repair of rail cars and associated equipment. 

All tasks may be performed with or without drawings. Work is performed in accordance with established servicing programs and maintenance procedures, and is in conformance with FRA, AAR, OSHA, PA & PATH regulations but does require the use of independent judgment periodically.

NOTE: The foregoing is not exclusive and is not meant to describe all those duties which may be assigned to a Machinist pursuant to the agreement between PATH and RITU.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

Education: High School or Equivalency Diploma is required.

Experience: Completion of a registered Car Equipment Machinist Apprentice Program or, four (4) years’ experience as a journeyman in the Machinist trade which includes, but is not limited to: knowledge of and experience in CNC machine operations, reading and interpreting blueprints; utilization and operation of a crane; fabrication of metal parts; disassembly and reassembly of complex machinery and its components; using tools and equipment associated with machinery such as lathes, precision grinders, presses, mills, boring machines, precision meters, micrometers, and depth gauges.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

The incumbent must be able to operate and handle heavy equipment, such as 3/8 to 1inch impact guns, large wrenches, torque wrenches, slings and gears weighing up to 70 pounds. The incumbent must be able to communicate verbally and in writing as well as understand and carry out written and oral instructions.


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

PATH operates 24 hours per day/7 days per week/365 days per year.  Employees are required to work weekends, holidays, atypical hours (evening and midnight shifts) and during inclement weather conditions. Incumbents may be subjected to mandatory overtime at the beginning or end of their scheduled tour, or on their days off.  A union seniority system dictates work schedules for jobs represented by one of PATH’s unions, and time off may not be immediately available during the usual summer and holiday periods.  Working conditions will be challenging, including but not limited to inclement weather, direct contact with the public, in tunnel and outside areas during active train service, and an industrial environment. Commitment to attendance is expected and required.




The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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