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Locksmith

Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Manhattan, NY

Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting prior to the Application Deadline.

July 17, 2019


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MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 86.5 million customers, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe and reliable commute, excellent customer service and rewarding opportunities to its employees.
Responsibilities

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Installs and repairs locks; including cylinders, plates and knobs
  • Re-keys locks
  • Cuts keys for new and existing locks
  • Picks locks
  • Installs and maintains electronic security devices; ex: Magnetic Locks and Card Access systems

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

A. Minimum of three (3) years experience as locksmith, OR

B. Minimum of (2) years experience and vocational or apprentice training

Must possess NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs Locksmith and Keymaking License

Must complete Metro-North respirator training and certification within 30 days of job award.

Must have personal tool box with locksmith tools.


Rate of Pay

The starting rate for this position is $25.58 (70% of the full rate). The full 100% rate of pay is $36.55.

The annual wage progression scale is as follows: Year 1=70% > Year 2=70% > Year 3=75% > Year 4=80% > Year 5=85% > Year 6=85% > Year 7=90% > Year 8=100%

An exception may be granted for a journeyman rate to anyone who has one of the following:

A. Has completed a four-year, bona fide machinists apprenticeship program, OR

B. Has had four (4) years of full-time practical experience in the craft and can provide proof thereof (by means of a card or certificate)

The wage progression scale for qualified journeyman is as follows: 80>80>90>90>100% of the full rate of pay.

This rate has been established by the collective bargaining unit and is non-negotiable.


Seniority

New employees will establish seniority in the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMM), the union representing Locksmiths, in accordance with the union s current collective bargaining agreement.

Members of IAMM are subject to an initiation fee and monthly membership dues.


Assignments

This position is located in Grand Central Terminal.


Selection Criteria

Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info


Other Information

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicology testing.

As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $99,394.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

Employees driving company vehicles must complete defensive driver training once every three years for current MNR drivers; or within 180 days of hire or transfer for an employee entering an authorized driving position.

Effective September 2017, all full-time non-agreement personnel other than those directly involved with the movement of trains or delivery of service, or assigned to other emergency response teams, are required to serve in the Station Terminal Auxiliary Response (STAR) program requiring Terminal coverage for Grand Central Terminal (GCT) from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM one week per year or responding to Station STAR duty during a service disruption, system-wide at various hours including nights and weekends. This program is designed to improve Metro-Norths ability to provide customer service during emergencies that impact service delivery or other service disruptions that require staff to provide directions and information to MNR customers at GCT or outlying stations. Please note, hours worked during your participation week are subject to change.


How To Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE TO BE CONSIDERED. METRO-NORTH NO LONGER ACCEPTS HARD COPIES OF RESUMES.

Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the APPLY NOW button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

If you have previously applied on line for other positions, enter your User Name and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a User Name and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

When applying for positions, please ensure that you attach a resume during the application process and that you receive a confirmation e-mail that your application was accepted. If you do not receive an email confirmation, your application may not have been received and will not be able to be considered after the deadline date. If you encounter problems, please call the BSC Customer Management Center at (646) 376-0123 Monday through Friday (except MTA-HQ holidays), 8:30am - 5:00pm.

EMPLOYEES WHO DO NOT APPLY ON LINE VIA THE INTRANET MAY BE DISQUALIFIED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION.

MTA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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