Plumber Pipefitter (Structures)

White Plains
Oct 09, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Application Deadline

October 20, 2016

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


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 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.


Installs and repairs high and low pressure steam lines.

Installs and maintains fixtures such as toilets, sinks, urinals, etc.

Cuts, threads, installs and repairs pipe and fittings using black iron, copper, and galvanized pipe ranging in size from 1/4" to 18".

Installs and maintains sump and water pumps.

Installs all pipe lines.

Must have personal toolbox with Pipefitter tools.


High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.

Vocational or apprentice training in Plumbing or three (3) years experience may be substituted for training.

Rate of Pay

The wage progression scale is as follows: 70>70>75>80>85>85>90>100%. The full 100% rate of pay is $34.79.


Applicants will establish seniority in the Sheet Metal Workers (SMW) in accordance with the union's current collective bargaining agreement.


Must have the ability to work various hours, days, shifts and locations.

Selection Criteria

To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) pass a written examination (if applicable), (3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an 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.

For applicants who are current employees, you must be in active service and have worked in your present position for at least one (1) year to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, plus on-the-job training, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.) in order to be eligible to transfer. If you are transferred, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present occupation. In addition, Metro-North employees are subjected to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation of their safety and discipline records and their performance assessments.
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 $91,821.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

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

Other Information

NYC Fire Dept. Certificate of Fitness for Oxy-Acetylene Blowpipe or Certificate of Fitness for Fire Watch are desirable but not required at hire.

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

This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to toxicological testing.

How To Apply

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MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*Job Title:* Plumber Pipefitter (Structures)

*Location:* Westchester County

*Job ID:* 85471

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time

*Agency:* Metro-North Railroad

*Department:* Structures H&H; Facilities

*Division:* M of W Structures c4b42a13b89b4f579cf8f852523f9212