Facilities Supervisor Buses Job in Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Information

Reports To: Superintendent, Facilities

Authority: MTA Bus

Location: Various

Hours of Work: As Required

Application Deadline: June 30,2022

In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our
communities, as of November 14, 2021, we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical
reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose
vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose
vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form
of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

Rate of Pay

The current minimum salary is $38.69 per hour with increments to $44.99 per hour in the sixth year of employment in this title.

Responsibilities

Facilities Supervisors supervise maintainers performing the installation, maintenance and repair of structural, electrical and mechanical equipment and systems. They supervise work in various construction/building trades, such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting and ironwork in bus depots and maintenance facilities. They plan work; use a computerized information system to access data; research technical problems; forecast material; tools and equipment requirements; keep records and write reports; and perform related work.

Education and Experience

By the last day of the application period, you must:
1. Be employed as a Facility Maintainer, MTA Bus Company (remain employed in the title throughout the selection process) and not otherwise ineligible; or
2. Have five years of full-time experience as a journey-level mechanic (i.e., fully trained, proficient, knowledgeable, experienced, and competent) performing electrical, HVAC or electro-mechanical work; or
3. Have three years of full-time experience as a journey-level mechanic (i.e., fully trained, proficient, knowledgeable, experienced, and competent) performing electrical, HVAC or electro-mechanical work that were obtained after one of the following:
a. Two years of satisfactory full-time experience as a mechanic’s helper, apprentice or trainee performing or assisting in the work described above; or
b. Graduation from a recognized trade school or technical school, approved by a state’s Department of Education or comparable agency, with a major course of study in electrical, HVAC, electro-mechanical or a closely related field for at least 600 hours or more; or
c. Graduation from a vocational high school, approved by a state’s Department of Education or comparable agency, with a major course of study in the trades described in “b” above or a closely related field; or
d. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an AAS degree or higher in one of the trades described in “b” above or a closely related field.

Other Information

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of facilities maintenance operations and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills and supervisory skills
Thorough knowledge of the building trades (e.g., electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting, iron work)
Ability to forecast materials, tools and equipment requirements
Ability to use computerized systems related to facilities maintenance work

Driver License: At the time of appointment, you must have either (A) a commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York with no disqualifying restrictions that would prevent you from performing the duties of this title; or (B) a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York and a Learner Permit for a Class B CDL valid in the State of New York with no disqualifying restrictions that would prevent you from performing the duties of this title.

Selection Method:

Based on evaluation of education, skills, relevant experience, a written assessment and/or a structured interview. All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. Discrepancies may lead to dismissal.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including veteran status and individuals with disabilities. The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.

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