Job ID: 61591
Department: Human Resources
Location: Various NY/NJ PA Locations, NY
Electricians are skilled professionals responsible for the installation, maintenance and repairs of various electrical equipment that keeps every Port Authority up and running. You will utilize your knowledge to work on projects related to generators, motors, fire alarm systems, toll equipment, traffic signals, control boxes and automatic electrical systems. Electricians also grow their skills in a wide variety of duties involving schematic drawings, blueprints or rough sketches and may splice cables, install conduit, BX cable and similar types of electrical wiring. Electricians may act on a lead capacity with one or more electrical helpers and will work at elevated heights from ladders and bucket trucks. We are hiring for both our rail transit division PATH and Port Authority with various locations in NY/NJ.
The Port Authority is a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week operation. Electricians work a 40-hour week, which may include nights, holidays, and responding to emergencies during off hours. Electrician work at our various Port Authority facilities throughout the New York and New Jersey area.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
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 Examination: The written exam is designed to measure a candidate's knowledge in areas such as:
Practical Examination: The practical exam is designed to measure a candidate's knowledge in areas such as Working at Heights, Motor and Motor Controls, Alarm Panel Wiring, Installation of a 3-way/4-way Lighting Circuit, and EMT Bending.
Candidates who qualify on the practical exam will be eligible to be offered a position as they become available. 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, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
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.