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Job ID: 28928
Department: Human Resources
Location: Various NY/NJ Facilities
In a lead capacity, Watch Engineers/Stationary Engineers perform a variety of journey-level duties in the installation, operation, maintenance, repair and alteration of utility systems and related auxiliary equipment. Equipment includes, but is not limited to, air conditioning and ventilation systems, pneumatic and electrical controls, and high and low-pressure boilers, high temperature hot water generators, large capacity chiller units, and fire protection systems. The Watch Engineers/Stationary Engineers also troubleshoot and diagnose problems on a variety of plant/facility systems and are responsible for the security and satisfactory operation of a plant/facility on all off tours.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
The following licenses are required either at the time of appointment or within a specified time upon employment:
Applicants should refer to the following websites for further information on obtaining a CDL and medical clearance for CDL Licensing: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/Commercial/CommercialDriver.htm OR http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/cdl.htm
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.
Starting Salary: $34.53 per hour
How To Apply
Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a resume and answering the questions asked.
At the end of the online process, you should receive an acknowledgement of your online application submission. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, your online application did not go through correctly and you must re-apply.
Applicants under consideration will be contacted via email for immediate testing. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Selected qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a written test that will measure the candidate's knowledge in areas such as:
Successful written-test candidates will be invited to participate in a hands-on practical exam that is designed to measure the candidate's knowledge, skills and ability in areas such as: working at heights; troubleshooting a rooftop furnace unit; installation of heating zones; creating a steel pipe & copper pipe loop; and central heating and refrigeration plant operation (e.g., four 50 million BTU hot water generators and four 2000 ton chiller units).
A $25 non-refundable/non-transferable testing fee payable by MasterCard, Visa or a pre-paid credit card is required for the written test. The testing fee will be waived for qualified active, reserve or veteran of the US Armed Forces or candidates receiving certain forms of public assistance who submit the required documentation.
Selected candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check and will be asked to provide copies of the required licenses for verification.
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.