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Pump Helper - Trainee

Job ID: 60150
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Journal Square Transp. CenterPATHPATH Consolidated Shop

Description

Responsibilities

The Trainee (Pump) is an employee-in-training to be qualified as a Pump Maintainer I. This employee assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of valves, pipes, and connecting systems for PATH’s compressed air, discharge, and fire standpipe lines throughout tunnel and open areas. Work also involves periodic inspection of air pressure-driven pumps. The Trainee (Pump) must successfully complete a structured training program to qualify for a promotion.

NOTE: The foregoing is not exclusive and is not meant to describe all those duties, which may be assigned to a Pump Helper pursuant to the agreement between PATH and the TWU.

NOTE: Successful candidates who accept an offer for a Trainee (Pump helper) position are required to remain in the Pump section for a minimum of 24 months upon placement. Candidates may be promoted to Pump Maintainer I prior to fulfilling the 24-month requirement but MUST fulfill the 24-month requirement from the time of placement as a Trainee (Pump helper).

 

Qualifications:

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

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • One (1) year paid full-time work experience with pumps, piping, and/or plumbing.
  • Valid driver’s license

 

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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

 Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

 

Selection Process

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Selected qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a in the assessment process which consists of an oral interview and practical examination.

Written Test:  The Written Test will consist of test modules designed to measure the candidate’s knowledge of mechanical reasoning, reading comprehension, and basic math.

Oral/Interview Test: The interview will assess the candidate’s interest in the position, personal qualifications, skills, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the Pump Helper position; and knowledge of on-track safety, including but not limited to foul time.

Practical Test: This will assess ability to work with hand tools associated with pump work and perform tasks that include climbing ladders and working on an open-deck lift bridge.

 

TEST DATE & LOCATION:  Candidates who meets the qualifications will be invited to register for written exam via email and will have 14 days to take the exam.

Interview dates and location is to be determined for those candidates who qualify on the Written Test.

 

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.

The Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year round.  

The Salary for Trainee Pumps is $26.27 per hour

Pump Helper - Trainee starts at Step I - (per union contract) and get step increases.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About PATH:

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 region's 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. Commitment to attendance is expected and required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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