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HVAC Repairman

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Job ID: 32091
Location: PATH Consolidated Shop



An evaluation will be held to identify candidates for the position of HVAC Repairman in the Way and Structures Division. The salary for this position is between $37.44 and $39.57 per hour depending upon the present salary of the candidate and the applicable language in the Memorandum of Agreement between PATH and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Crafts.


Under the direct supervision of the Chief Mechanical Supervisor and the Maintenance Foreman II-Machine Repair, the HVAC Repairman performs various skilled duties required to repair, maintain, and service certain HVAC equipment throughout the PATH system. Specifically, the incumbent is responsible for: inspecting, testing, assembling, disassembling, repairing, delivering/removing, and installing HVAC equipment.

NOTE: The foregoing is not exclusive and is not meant to describe all those duties, which may be assigned to a HVAC Repairman pursuant to the agreement between PATH and the IBEW - Crafts

WRITTEN TEST: Will consist of technical questions designed to assess the candidate’s knowledge, skills and abilities with respect to the installation, operation, maintenance, and
repair of window air conditioners, central air conditioning systems (split package units), heating system controls as well as other climate control systems; proper handling and
disposal of refrigerants; and tool usage for the tasks mentioned above.

PRACTICAL TEST: The performance test is designed to measure such factors as the candidate’s knowledge of, and the ability to perform, skilled HVAC work including
diagnosis and repair of HVAC equipment.



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

  • High School or Equivalency Diploma is required.
  • Driver’s License: Valid driver’s license required.
  • Certifications: Candidate must possess a valid Air Conditioning Maintainer EPA
  • Certification Type I and Type II or better at the time of placement in the position. Selected candidate must obtained the CFC TYPE II certification at the first available date. Those already certified are exempt from attending the class.
  • Two (2) years experience in repairing Air Conditioning equipment.
  • Technical training in the maintenance of HVAC systems is highly desirable. Graduation from an accredited program in air conditioning maintenance may be used to substitute for up to 1 year of experience.



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

The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), an FRA-regulated commuter railroad, is the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.  Carrying over 75 million passengers per year, PATH trains run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, one of the few 24-hour systems in the world.  Since the early 20th Century, PATH and its predecessor, the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, have carried passengers between New Jersey and points in Midtown and Lower Manhattan, serving as a key link in the regions transportation network and as a catalyst for continued residential, commercial and employment growth.

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.


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

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