MTA Skilled Trades Examination Opportunities

MTA NYC Transit has several examination opportunities open for filing:

Maintainer’s Helper – Group B (Auto Mechanic Helper). Assist in the maintenance, installation, inspection, testing, alteration, and repair of bus and other automotive electro-mechanical equipment. They clean and lubricate bus parts; move bus parts and equipment using forklifts, hi-los, hoists, hand trucks and conveyors; remove and replace worn bearing races; measure tire pressure and change flat tires; check and maintain fluid levels of engine oil, batteries, radiator and windshield washer reservoirs; fuel buses; drain waste oil; sandblast parts; drive buses and trucks; and perform related work. The last date of filing is: April 27, 2021.

Download the forms during the filing period at the MTA Examinations online here.

Signal Maintainer. Maintain, install, inspect, test, alter and repair MTA New York City Transit’s railroad signal systems on the road and in the shop. They maintain, service and repair various types of railroad signal equipment, including all-electric, electro-pneumatic, optical, all-relay and mechanical interlocking machines, centralized traffic control machines, electronic code systems, train identity systems, microprocessors, switch machines, automatic train stops, color light and semaphore signals, electronic train control and monitor systems, and related power and control equipment. They keep records; drive a motor vehicle; and perform related work. The last date of filing is March 23, 2021.

Download the forms during the filing period at the MTA Examinations online here.

Transit Electrical Helper. Assist maintainers and supervisors in the installation, maintenance, testing and repair of electrical, electro-mechanical and electronic equipment in various MTA New York City Transit departments. Transit Electrical Helpers operate motor vehicles to and from work assignments; keep records and write reports; perform related work. The last date of filing is March 23, 2021.

Download the forms during the filing period at the MTA Examinations online here.

Contact Aleyda Meyers, ([email protected]) Director, All-Agency Veteran Recruitment & Staffing Initiatives, MTA Headquarters, for additional information.

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