Brooklyn, NY 11201
Post Date:
April 12, 2018
Job Status:


Benefits: This position offers a night and weekend salary differential, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, a comprehensive medical plan and pension plan.

Job Duties: Bus Maintainers – Group B: maintain, inspect, test, diagnose, alter, rebuild and repair the electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and air conditioning equipment of MTA New York City Transit’s buses, trucks and other motor vehicles. Inspect, test, alter and repair diesel and gasoline engines, hybrid natural gas/electric engines/motors, inverters, high pressure fuel systems, clutches, transmissions, axles, generators, compressors, air conditioning systems, brake assemblies, door wheelchair lifts, and electrical and mechanical accessories, align, adjust and/or repair wheels, steering equipment and suspension systems; reline and adjust brakes and clutches; diagnose and repair modular automotive multiplex systems; operate power machine tools and portable power tools; use electronic diagnostic tools; use hand tools; record data and keep records; use computerized equipment; drive motor vehicles; may travel for training and vehicle inspection functions; and perform related work.

Some of the physical activities performed by Bus Maintainers – Group B and environmental conditions experienced are: crawling under buses and working in confined areas; lifting and carrying heavy equipment; moving out of the way of moving buses and overhead cranes; manually removing and installing parts and bolts in confined areas; making visual inspections of equipment; distinguishing colors; reading gauges and prints; responding to sounds from warning bells, horns and vehicle movement; and working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Job Duties: Mechanical Maintainers – Group C: under supervision, maintain, install, inspect, test, alter, and repair shop equipment and machinery in MTA New York City Transit’s bus shops. Maintain, install, inspect, test, alter, and repair electro-mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment and machinery, including cranes, forklifts, bus lifts, paint booths, pressure washers, overhead doors, and machine shop equipment; drive trucks, keep records, and perform related work.

Some of the physical activities performed by Mechanical Maintainers – Group C and the environmental conditions experienced are: crouching under equipment and machinery; making visual and tactile inspections of equipment; reading gauges and drawings; climbing into and out of maintenance pits; working in confined spaces; climbing ladders and structures; operating lifts and overhead machinery and cranes; welding; using hand and power tools; hearing warnings (verbal, horns, bells); carrying heavy tools and equipment; and working outdoors in all weather conditions.

* Based on a 40-hour work week.

To view the Notice of Examination (NOE), filing package and the eligibility requirements, visit our
website: http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/appexam.htm. Alternatively, you may secure the Notice of
Examination (NOE) in person, Monday through Friday, (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at
the MTA NYC Transit Examinations Information Center, 180 Livingston Street (Lobby), in downtown

Directions by train: Take the 4 or 5 to Borough Hall. Take the A, C or G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts or A,
C, F, R to Jay St-Metro Tech.

MTA and its affiliated/constituent agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers. The MTA encourages
qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to

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