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Job ID: 60795
Department: Human Resources
Location: Various NY/NJ Locations
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is offering employment opportunities for Bridge Painter. As one of the premier public agencies in the nation, we offer exciting career challenges, and unsurpassed benefits to jobseekers meeting the necessary qualifications to join our elite, highly skilled staff of maintenance experts.
Performs journey level work including, scraping, brushing, preparing and painting steel bridge surfaces at heights up to 600 feet; rigs scaffold, blocks and other equipment necessary for the job at any Port Authority facility.
May be assigned to do this type of work at any PA facility based on PA needs.
Valid driver license with the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B with Air Brakes, Tank Vehicle, and HAZMAT endorsements permit before the first day of work. Applicants should refer to the following website for further information on obtaining a CDL and medical clearance for CDL licensing:
http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/drivertopics/cdl.htm OR https://dmv.ny.gov/org/get-cdl
Applicants under consideration will be contacted via email for testing.
Selected qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a in the assessment process which consists of written and practical examinations.
Written Test: The written test will measure the candidate's knowledge in the following areas: selection and use of hand & power tools; rigging & scaffolding, rope tying & knots; basic metal installation, carpentry & painting; and safety procedures.
Performance Test: Each candidate will be required to first pass a Height-Qualifying test. Candidates who successfully pass the Height test will then participate in a performance test designed to measure the candidate's ability in the following areas such as: rope tying and knots; rigging and scaffolding work; metal surface preparation and safety.
Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.