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Mechanic B L1-2 - W170066
Title: Mechanic B L1-2
Organization: Area Gas Operations
Department: Bgo Construction Department
Expires On: 8/31/2017

Job Code: W170066


Candidates should possess technical and mechanical ability in gas construction covered tasks and should be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor environments in all weather conditions. The candidate must have the ability to read and interpret maps and drawings of the gas and electric infrastructure. Candidate must have a HS Diploma or GED. If you accept a job offer in association with this posting, you will be assigned to any of the operating areas of Gas Operations (Westchester, Queens, Manhattan, or Bronx). If you accept the position of Mechanic B you are expected to progress to the title of Mechanic A and be fully operator qualified within 18 months of accepting the position. Successful candidates must have a valid driver's license and a demonstrated ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. They must also pass a written and practical road test to be administered by Con Edison.


The nature of this job requires selected candidates to assist in the maintenance and repair of the gas distribution system in a safe and efficient manner. They will perform mandated inspection programs and respond to emergency calls.Candidates will be expected to work safely and are required to communicate clearly with their coworkers and customers. Selected candidates will be required to access/enter customer premises and have customer contact on a regular basis. The candidates will be expected to provide outstanding customer service and present a positive image of the company to customers. Selected candidates must also be able to work various shifts, rotating shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as required. Knowledge and skill are required, but not limited to, in the following areas: the use of excavating safe work practices; knowledge and the ability to use environmental policies and procedures; ability to perform standard maintenance functions; the use of hand and power tools; ability to safely operate a jackhammer (90lbs. in weight) for extended periods of time; ability to pinpoint leaks in gas mains and services; and ability to obtain certificates of fitness and/or licenses as required. Knowledge and use of a computer is required for this position. Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

Physical Requirements:

Selected candidates must be capable of pushing/pulling/lifting up to 90lbs in weight, working in confined spaces and underground structures, working in all outdoor weather conditions, and walking/climbing/standing extensively. Candidate must have the ability to safely drive a box utility truck weighing up to and/or in excess of 10,000 pounds. Must be medically approved and fit-tested to wear a respirator. All candidates must also successfully complete a physical ability test, in addition to the required written test and interview.

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15th Floor South
New York, New York 10003
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New York, New York 10003
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