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SPECIALIST (COMMUNICATIONS/FARE COLLECTION)


Title Description: COLD SPRING COMMUNICATIONS & FARE COLLECTIONS
Date Posted: 4/25/2016
Deadline: Until Filled
Job Number: 016-16-M
Branch: COLD SPRING COMMUNICATIONS & FARE COLLECTIONS
Hourly Rate: STARTING RATE-$20.4240 FULL RATE: 27.1590
Hours: As Assigned
Union Status: ATU Local 1342

WORK OBJECTIVE:

This job involves all manner of preparation and completion of operations of any type of work normally done in the Communication/Fare Collection Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Reporting at various times throughout the company’s system. • Analyzing defects, making repairs, replacements and adjustments with a minimum of direct supervision. • Testing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing printed circuit boards, micro-processors controls, printers and wiring systems, etc. • Understanding and using complex test equipment, including but not limited to Oscilloscopes, Digital Multi Meters, Digital Probes, semi-conductor and logic test devices and specialized test equipment. • Explaining and demonstrating to others all job details, methods and procedures when directed to do so by the supervisor or his deputies. • Perform additional duties and tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Must have two years of formal training in advanced electrical/electronic theory, microprocessor experience, and three years of experience in troubleshooting printed circuit boards to component level. Must be able to demonstrate a high level of skill in reading cable diagrams, wiring diagram, logic circuits and schematics. Must be able to wear and utilize all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Must develop knowledge of Company policies pertaining to the work involved. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must be able to maintain effective working relationships.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tasks involve the intermittent performance of physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of bending, squatting, reaching, kneeling, climbing (steps), twisting (upper body) and/or rotating. May also involve lifting (30-80+ pounds), carrying (up to 30 pounds), pushing and/or pulling (80+ pounds) materials and/or equipment. Job involves standing two hours at a time for three hours per day, sitting for two hours at a time for three hours per day and walking two hours at a time for three hours per day.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

75% of time is spent inside, 25% of time is spent outside, exposing employee to natural environmental conditions. Work exposes employees to fumes, dust and odors. Employee is also exposed to noise, vibration, hazards (slip and fall) and motorized vehicles.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid New York State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-BP).

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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