About The Port Authority
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state public agency operating some of the busiest and most important transportation links in the New York / New Jersey region including The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is offering employment opportunities for AUTO MECHANICS. As one of the premier public agencies in the nation, we offer exciting career challenges, and unsurpassed benefits to jobseekers meeting the necessary qualifications to join our elite, highly skilled staff of maintenance experts.
The Auto Mechanic is responsible for complex automotive inspection, maintenance, repair and modification. Under general supervision, incumbents perform duties involving the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of complex automotive and special equipment, as well as technically involved auxiliary and control systems. Work is highly specialized in nature and requires an extensive and sound knowledge of automotive technology and practical analyses and skill. Work is performed under circumstances requiring unusual techniques and exceptional judgment.
Candidates MUST present ALL of the following qualifications in order to be considered:
* High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
* Three years journey-level experience in performing skilled automotive work involving
inspection, diagnosis, modification, maintenance, and repair on complex automotive
and other special equipment.
* Applicants must possess a valid NY or NJ driver's license, with a Class B Commercial
Driver's License (CDL) with the Air Brakes endorsement or higher. Applicants without a CDL
must possess a CDL Permit upon offer of employment, and will be required to obtain a Class
B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with one endorsement within three months of
employment. Please refer to the following site for further information for obtaining CDL and
medical clearance for CDL Licensing.
- http://www.dmv.org/nj-new-jersey/driver or
* New York State and/or New Jersey State Emissions Inspector License. Applicants without a
New York State and/or New Jersey State Emissions Inspector License will be required to
obtain within six months of employment.
Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a written test, which will measure the candidate¿s basic knowledge in areas such as: Automotive Electrical and Electronic Systems. Engine Performance, Drivability and Emissions, Accessories; Prints, Schematics, and Diagrams; Power Transmission, Lubrication, Fuel Systems, Cooling and Heating Systems, Mechanical Maintenance and Equipment Installation, Shop Machines, Tools, Materials, and Equipment, Internal Combustion Engines (Diesel and Gasoline), Inspection, Recordkeeping and Mathematics; Pneumatics, Pumps, Piping, and Hydraulics; and Safety.
Candidates with current Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master certification as Automobile Technician, Truck Technician and/or Truck Equipment Technician will be exempt from the written test.. Candidates with current ASE certification in all of the following areas will also be exempt from the written test: Automobile Technician, Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, Medium/Heavy Truck Technician, Medium/Heavy Vehicle Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist, Compressed Natural gas Technician. Applicants seeking written test waiver should indicate ASE certification type and number on your resume.
Successful written test or exempt applicants will be asked to participate in a hands-on practical exam designed to measure the candidate¿s knowledge and skill in areas such as Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and/or Electrical/Electronic inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair at a later date.
Fully test qualified candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check and will be asked to provide copies of the required licenses and certifications for verification.
Compensation & Benefits
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package (subject to collective bargaining agreement) and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
How To Apply
Interested candidates can apply by visiting our website at www.jointheportauthority.com and typing in the keywords, AUTO MECHANIC in the search field to apply. Click on the ¿Add to Job Basket¿ button and submit a resume. Applicants with current ASE certification seeking written test waiver should upload copies of their ASE Certifications along with their resumes. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of NY & NJ/Port Authority Trans-Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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