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Title Description: BUILDING MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT (ASSIGNED TO COLD SPRING SHOPS)
Date Posted: 2/2/2015
Deadline: Until Filled
Job Number: 001-15-M
Branch: Building Maintenance Department (Assigned to Cold Spring Shops)
Hourly Rate: STARTING RATE-$20.4240 FULL RATE: 27.1590
Hours: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Union Status: ATU Local 1342

WORK OBJECTIVE:

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION Department: Maintenance Location: Building Maintenance Department (Assigned to Cold Spring Shops) Nature of Work: PM, Electrical, Utility and As Assigned Preparation, performance and completion of any type of assigned work normally done in the department at any location of Company property. Interpret and use all instruction sheets, manuals, blue prints, circuit schematic diagrams; ability and experience to diagnose electrical/electronic and mechanical failures with service or bus equipment; securing cooperative effort from, giving directions to and checking the performance of workers in subordinate classification; Planning and performing repair, replacements and adjustments with a minimum of direct supervision. Layout and install load and control circuits. Perform periodic inspections and preventive maintenance on service equipment/component, and properly maintain records of same. Understand and be proficient in use of electrical/electronic test equipment. Protection of Company property during job performance; and the exercise of judgment related to the discovery and reporting of unsafe or irregular conditions. These duties are an outline of duties performed. There may be other duties and tasks assigned that are not stated in the above responsibilities, which will become part of this or any job as directed by Supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Perform any and all of the work assigned as duties for any jobs in subordinate or comparable classifications and perform all duties with a speed and accuracy satisfactory to supervisory authorities. • Develop knowledge of Company policies pertaining to the work involved. • Must be able to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing. • Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with all employees. • Graduation from a credited high school or equivalent combination of education and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 49 CFR PARTS 653 & 654, THIS IS A “SAFETY SENSITIVE” POSITION, SUBJECT TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING. PARTICIPATION IN THE BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN PROGRAM IS REQUIRED.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tasks involve the intermittent performance of physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of bending, squatting, reaching, kneeling, climbing (ladders), twisting (upper body) and/or rotating. May also involve lifting (20-80+ pounds), carrying (up to 10 pounds), pushing and/or pulling (200+ pounds) materials and/or equipment. Job involves standing two hours at a time for three hours per day, sitting for three hours at a time for three hours per day and walking two hours at a time for three hours per day.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

98% of time is spent inside, 2% of time is spent outside, exposing employee to natural environmental conditions. Work exposes employees to fumes, dust, gases, odors and mist. Employee is also exposed to noise, vibration, hazards (slip and fall, chemicals) and motorized vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be certified under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 608 and 609 Certification for Refrigerants. Must be able to wear and utilize all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE. CDL Class B permit with passenger and air brake endorsement. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Class B license with passenger and air brake endorsement within 90 days of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid New York State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-B).

NOTE:

TO BE AN ELIGIBLE CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION, PERSONS WHO WERE NOT FULL-TIME METRO EMPLOYEES ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 16, 1996 WILL BE REQUIRED TO PASS THE ADVANCED COMPREHENSIVE SKILLS TEST SELECTED FOR THE POSITION. IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 49 CFR PARTS 653 & 654, THIS IS A “SAFETY SENSITIVE” POSITION, SUBJECT TO DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING. PARTICIPATION IN THE BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN PROGRAM IS REQUIRED.

OTHER:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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