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Hiring Watch Engineers

Category: Maintenance
Salary Per Hour: $46.36
Schedule Type: Full-Time
As a Watch Engineer you will lead and deliver projects for Port Authority facilities and grow your skills in a wide variety of duties involving the installation, maintenance, repairs and diagnosis of high/low-pressure heating and HVAC systems as well as fire protection life safety systems. Watch Engineers act as the Port Authority’s leaders for the safe and efficient operation of utility systems and auxiliary equipment and further our mission to provide best-in-class services to our patrons.

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Three years of full-time paid work experience in the HVAC/Utility Systems handling high pressure boilers, steam, and refrigeration equipment
  • Possess a Refrigerant Technician's Certificate (RTC)
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • High-Pressure Steam Boiler Operators License issued by New York City OR New Jersey Blue Seal Steam Boiler Operators License issued by the State of New Jersey
  • New York City Refrigeration Machine Operator's License OR Blue Seal Refrigeration Machine Operator's License (Class II) issued by the State of New Jersey
  • Certificate in Pesticide Application in NY or NJ (selected applicants without a Pesticide application certificate in New York or New Jersey must obtain this certificate within six months of employment)
  • Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the Air Brakes endorsement or higher Applicants without a Class B CDL must obtain a Class B CDL Permit with endorsement before their first day of work, and will be required to obtain a Class B CDL with endorsement within three months of employment
  • On-site CDL training
  • Health, dental, vision, prescription covererage
  • Retirement Savings
Watch Engineers are eligible for step increases up to an annual salary of $96,434 (subject to collective bargaining agreement). 
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