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    Plumber - Structures at MTA in New York, NY

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    Application Deadline April 03, 2015 Opening Founded in 1983, MTA Metro-North Railroad operates the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines to seven counties in New York State and two counties in Connecticut. The railroad is a subsidiary of the country's largest transportation network, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Metro-North carries about 750,000 commuters daily and works to provide customers with safe, reliable and quality service. Today, Metro-North operates over 384 route miles and 775 miles of track, linking the iconic Grand Central Terminal (GCT) in New York City with 121 stations in New York State and Connecticut. Additionally, the railroad has the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines which operate from New Jersey Transit's Hoboken Terminal and connects with Penn Station in New York via the Secaucus Transfer. With a dynamic workforce of about 5,900, Metro-North rewards employee resourcefulness, encourages innovation and offers excellent job opportunities in a challenging and diverse environment. Responsibilities - Installs and repairs high and low pressure steam lines.


    * Installs and maintains fixtures such as toilets, sinks, urinals, etc.


    * Cuts, threads, installs and repairs pipe and fittings using black iron, copper, and
    galvanized pipe ranging in size from 1/4" to 18".


    * Installs and maintains sump and water pumps.


    * Installs all pipe lines.


    * Must have personal toolbox with Pipefitter tools. Qualifications - High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.


    * Vocational or apprentice training in Plumbing.


    * Three (3) years experience may be substituted for training. Rate of Pay The wage progression scale is as follows: 70>75>80>85>90>100%. The full 100% rate of pay is $33.77. Assignments Must have the ability to work various hours, days, shifts and locations. Selection Criteria To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) pass a written examination (if applicable), (3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.

    For applicants who are current employees, you must be in active service and have worked in your present position for at least one (1) year to be eligible to apply for a posted position, or OTHERWISE STATED IN THE POSTING and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, plus on-the-job training, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, Locomotive Engineer, Conductor, Rail Traffic Controller (RTC) etc.) in order to be eligible to transfer. If you are transferred, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present occupation. In addition, Metro-North employees are subjected to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation of their safety records, discipline records, and performance assessments.

    As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $90,020.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.


    We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info Other Information - NYC Fire Dept. Certificate of Fitness for Oxy-Acetylene Blowpipe or Certificate of Fitness for Fire Watch are desirable but not required at hire.


    * Must complete Metro-North's respirator training and certification within 30 days of job award.


    * This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to toxicological testing. How To Apply Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

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    MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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