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Job ID: 31646
Department: Rail Transit
Location: PATH Consolidated Shop
Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor Power Distribution, Assistant Supervisor Power, Maintenance Foreman II, Power, Power Director, or Substation Operator Mechanic II, the incumbent performs equipment operations and electrical maintenance within the PATH Substations and Switching Stations. Typical tasks include the operation, maintenance and repair of 27kv and 15kv high-tension switches and circuit breakers, 480vac switchgear and circuit breakers, 650vdc distribution circuit breakers, signal high-tension breakers, and other associated power apparatus. The Substation Operator Mechanic/Substation Electrician typical duties may include but are not necessarily limited to:
NOTE: The above description is not exclusive and is not meant to describe all those duties, which may be assigned to a Substation Operator Mechanic I pursuant to the agreement between PATH and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW - Crafts).
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
*Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose repair and install motors, lighting systems, controllers, cables, conduit, etc.
*Experience as a Journeyman Level Electrician or Licensed Electrical Contractor with Medium Voltage electrical experience with substation electrical experience.
*Skilled in maintaining and repairing Medium Voltage electrical systems and switchgear.
*Skilled in maintaining and repairing 480vac electrical systems and switchgear.
*Skilled in maintaining and repairing 650vdc electrical systems and switchgear would be a plus.
*Knowledge of state and local electrical codes
Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a written exam designed to measure a candidate's knowledge in areas such as: Electrical Theory, Electrical Safety, Power Distribution, Electrical Equipment and Tools, Electrical Troubleshooting/Maintenance, Motors, Controls, Print Reading, and Test Instruments.
Candidates who qualify on the written exam will be eligible to be considered for the next step in the evaluation process, a practical exam and an interview.
The Electrician practical exam will measure the candidate's knowledge, skill and ability to work with tools, equipment, and materials used in Electrical system maintenance and repair demonstrating professional trade practices for this job level. The practical test includes hands-on problems such as:
The interview will consist of technical questions designed to measure such factors as: servicing breakers; safety rules and regulations; power distribution; as well as working independently and with others; interest in the position; personal qualifications for this position.
Selected candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check and will be asked to provide copies of the required licenses for verification
Compensation & Benefits
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefit package (subject to collective bargaining agreement) and salaary: $35.42 hourly (subject to collective bargaining agreement).
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.