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Brother Tom Moore Email
06/17/16

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Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

 

New York City, NY (June 08, 2016) -

Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a recruitment from July 13, 2016 through June 14, 2017 for 40 carpenter (piledriver/dockbuilder) apprentices; 25 linoleum, resilient tile, and carpet layer apprentices; and 10 cabinet maker apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications must be obtained in person at the NYCDCC Labor Technical College, 395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance), New York City, NY, on the second Wednesday of each month, excluding December 14, 2016 and January 10, 2017. Applications will be available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. There will be no admittance after 7:30 a.m. Only the applicant will be allowed to complete an application. In order to receive an application, applicants must provide government-issued picture identification. Applications will include an instruction sheet regarding the requirements to return the application. 

Completed applications must be submitted by mail to: JATC ______ (the trade being applied for, choose one) Apprentice Applications, 395 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014. All applications must be postmarked no later than five business days from the date that the application was provided. Failure to comply will disqualify the individual from further consideration.   

Applicants that comply with the previous application steps will be required to attend a four-hour initial orientation. Applicants must arrive on time. All applicants must bring originals of all of the verification documents previously mentioned (including government-issued picture identification). Every applicant in attendance will be scheduled for an interview at a future date. Applicants that do not arrive on time to their scheduled interview will be disqualified from further consideration. 

As apprentices are requested by signatory contractors, the top ranking candidates will be notified to attend a final orientation. Applicants must arrive on time to the final orientation with proper documentation. Those that do not comply will be disqualified from further consideration.  A conditional offer of employment will be made to all attendees of the final orientation. These applicants will be required to submit to a substance abuse screening, within 48 hours, at a collection site designated by the JATC. The substance abuse screening will be paid for by the JATC.    

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a physical examination, at the expense of the sponsor, within 30 days of acceptance into the apprenticeship program.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes. Carpenter (piledriver/dockbuilder) apprentices can expect to travel throughout New York and New Jersey for work. Linoleum, resilient tile, and carpet layer apprentices can expect to travel throughout New York State. Cabinet maker apprentices can expect to travel throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
  • Must provide proof of military service, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture. Form DD-214 will only be accepted as proof.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or the NYC District Council of Carpenters JATC at (212) 727-2224.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Brother Tom Moore Email
06/17/16

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New York State Department of Labor

Millwrights Recruit Apprentices

 

New York City, NY (June 08, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a recruitment from July 13, 2016 through June 14, 2017 for 10 millwright apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications must be obtained in person at the NYCDCC Labor Technical College, 395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance), New York City, NY, on the second Wednesday of each month, excluding December 14, 2016 and January 10, 2017. Applications will be available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. There will be no admittance after 7:30 a.m. Only the applicant will be allowed to complete an application. In order to receive an application, applicants must provide government-issued picture identification.  Applications will include an instruction sheet regarding the requirements to return the application.

Completed applications must be submitted by mail to: JATC ______ (the trade being applied for, choose one) Apprentice Applications, 395 Hudson Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014. All applications must be postmarked no later than five business days from the date that the application was provided. Failure to comply will disqualify the individual from further consideration.

Applicants that comply with the previous application steps will be required to attend a four-hour initial orientation. Applicants must arrive on time. All applicants must bring originals of all of the verification documents previously mentioned (including government-issued picture identification). Every applicant in attendance will be scheduled for an interview at a future date.  Applicants that do not arrive on time to their scheduled interview will be disqualified from further consideration. 

As apprentices are requested by signatory contractors, the top ranking candidates will be notified to attend a final orientation. Applicants must arrive on time to the final orientation with proper documentation. Those that do not comply will be disqualified from further consideration. A conditional offer of employment will be made to all attendees of the final orientation. These applicants will be required to submit to a substance abuse screening, within 48 hours, at a collection site designated by the JATC. The substance abuse screening will be paid for by the JATC.    

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a physical examination, at the expense of the sponsor, within 30 days of acceptance into the apprenticeship program.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes. Apprentices can expect to travel throughout New York State.
  • Must provide proof of military service, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture. Form DD-214 will only be accepted as proof.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or the NYC District Council of Carpenters JATC at (212) 727-2224.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Tommy J Moore Sr Email
05/31/16

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Elevator Servicers and Repairers Recruit Apprentices

 

Long Island City, NY (May 25, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for of the Elevator Industry, Local Union #3, will conduct a recruitment from June 27, 2016 through July 09, 2016 for 75 elevator servicer and repairer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications can be obtained at Local Union #3, 35-40 36th Street, 2nd floor, Long Island City, NY, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. All applicants must present a valid picture ID issued by a city, state, or federal government agency. This is a limited-application recruitment. Only 750 applications will be distributed, on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications must be returned via U.S. Postal Service certified mail and postmarked no later than July 18, 2016. Applications will be numbered and must correspond with the name and number of the application given to the applicant at time of pick-up.

Applicants must take and pass the Bennett Mechanical Aptitude Test and the TABE General Math and Reading Comprehension exam. A testing fee of $25.00 must be paid at the time of testing. The payment must be in form of a money order. Please note, you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need. The testing fee will also be waived for the following: applicants on public assistance; applicants from Non-Traditional Employment for Women; Helmets to Hardhats; Construction Skills; NAACP Special Employment Services Division; New York City Housing Authority's Resident Employment Services Department; Consortium for Worker Education, and other Minority and/or Women's Employment Organizations accepted and approved by the JATC.    

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must pass a physical and drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a elevator servicer and repairer, which includes:
    • Lifting items weighing over 50 lbs.
    • Climbing and working from heights of up to 1,000 feet.
    • Working with electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment, and rotating machinery.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or the JATC at (212) 689-0789.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Tommy J Moore Sr Email
05/23/16

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Laborers Recruit Apprentices

 

Long Island City, NY (April 19, 2016) -

The District Council 16 Cement and Concrete Workers Training and Education Fund will conduct a recruitment from May 24, 2016 through June 07, 2016 for 20 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications can be obtained from the DC 16 Training Center, 29-18 35th Avenue, Long Island City, NY, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every weekday, during the recruitment period.  This is a limited-application recruitment. Only the first 300 people to respond will receive an application.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must have at least a 10th grade education. Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be able to read and understand related instruction course materials.
  • Must complete a registration card.
  • Must pass a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work of the trade as determined by a physical agility test. Applicants must score at least a 28 out of 35 points in order to be eligible. The test includes:
    • Lifting two "legs" (4" x 4" x 8' lumber, 52 lbs. total weight), placing them on a shoulder, carrying them for approximately 75 feet, and placing them neatly back on the floor.
    • Lifting two "ribs" (3" x 4" x 14' lumber, 79 lbs. total weight), placing them on a shoulder, carrying them for approximately 75 feet, and placing them neatly back on the floor.
    • Lifting two "#8 bars" (one-inch diameter steel rods, 85 lbs. total weight), placing them on a shoulder, carrying them for approximately 75 feet, and placing them neatly back on the floor.
    • Lifting one bag of Portland Cement (94 lbs. total weight), placing it on a shoulder, carrying it for approximately 75 feet, and placing it neatly back on the floor.
    • Lifting one rubber concrete pump hose (60 lbs. total weight), placing it on a shoulder, carrying it for approximately 75 feet, and placing it neatly back on the floor one end at a time.
    • Lifting one steel concrete pump pipe (80 lbs. total weight), placing it on a shoulder, carrying it for approximately 75 feet, and placing it neatly back on the floor one end at a time.
    • Filling a 16-cubic-foot wheelbarrow with ¾" gravel, walking with it for approximately 50 feet, and dumping it neatly back into the original pile.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or District Council 16 at (718) 392-6970.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Tom Moore Email
05/23/16

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Derrickmen and Riggers Recruit Apprentices

 

Long Island City, NY (May 17, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Derrickmen and Riggers, Local Union #197, will conduct a recruitment from June 20, 2016 through July 01, 2016 for 30 ironworker (stone derrickman and rigger) apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Please note that the openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for the New York City and Long Island regions. This program's jurisdiction includes the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, and Suffolk.

Applications can be obtained in person at Local Union #197, 35-53 24th Street, Long Island City, NY, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period. Applications will be available for two weeks or until 300 applications have been distributed, whichever comes first. Applications must be postmarked no later than July 08, 2016. 

Applicants must pay a non-refundable testing fee of $25.00. Please note, you may request that this fee be waived.  Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need.

The committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must be physically able to perform the work of an ironworker (derrickman and rigger), as determined by a physical agility test administered by the JATC with a score of at least 70% , which includes:
    • Carrying a cement bag for a distance of 50 feet.
    • Climbing a ladder.
    • Maneuvering a wheelbarrow.
    • Performing push-ups and sit-ups for three minutes.
  • Must participate in an interview.
  • Must take and pass an aptitude test.
  • Must pass a physical and a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #197 at (718) 361-6534.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Tom Moore Email
05/07/16

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Tom Moore  Email
03/30/16

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Retirement Party for Bruce Dickman, Ed, Moore, Jim Sheldon, Rich Doria

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New York, NY

 
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03/14/16

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Brother Tom Moore Email
02/22/16

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Sheet Metal Workers Recruit Apprentices

 

Long Island City, NY (February 05, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #137, will conduct a recruitment from March 7, 2016 through March 6, 2017 for 10 sheet metal worker (sign hanger/rigger) apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications can be obtained at 50-02 5th Street, Suite A, Long Island City, NY, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., every Monday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.  Applicants must provide a valid driver's license and proof of a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma in order to receive an application.

Please note that apprentices must pay union dues of $48.00 each month.  Apprentices must also pay an initiation fee equal to six months of dues ($288.00).  The initiation fee must be paid in monthly installments, along with the dues.  Therefore, apprentices must pay two times the dues rate ($96.00) for the first six months in order to pay off the initiation fee.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a sheet metal worker (sign hanger/rigger), which may include:
    • Working with sharp objects, hazardous machinery, and possible exposure to loud noises and respiratory irritants.
    • Prolonged standing, climbing, and walking.
    • Repeated squatting and bending.
    • Working in severe weather conditions and extreme temperatures.
    • Working in confined spaces.
    • Lifting and moving objects and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.
    • Working off of ladders, pipe scaffolds, and swinging scaffolds at heights of 100 feet or more.
  • Must have a valid driver's license. Apprentices may be required to operate company vehicles.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various worksites and related instruction classes.
  • Must be willing to travel within the jurisdiction of Local Union #137, which includes the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau County, and Suffolk County.
  • Must pass a math and reading test.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #137 at (718) 937-4514.Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

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Tom Moore Email
02/20/16

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Ironworkers Recruit Apprentices

 

Astoria, NY (February 17, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Ironworkers, Local Union #40 & #361, will conduct a recruitment from March 17, 2016 through May 19, 2016 for 100 ironworker (outside) apprentices, The New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Please note that the 100 openings listed for apprentices represent the total number for two recruitment regions: the Long Island and New York City regions.

Applications will be available at Local Union #40 & #361, 35-23 36th Street, Astoria, NY, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every Thursday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.  All applications must be picked up in person.  A $25.00 testing fee will be required at the time of pick up (Money Order only - payable to Ironworkers LU #40 & #361).  Please note, you may request that this fee be waived.  Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need.

At the time of pick up, applicants must also provide valid photo identification, proof of age, and proof of a high school diploma (or equivalent).  Failure to appear for a test will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the filing fee.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old. Proof will be required at the time of application.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Proof will be required at the time of application.
  • Must take and pass the Ironworkers' written aptitude test.
  • Must be able to follow written directions.
  • Must submit to a drug test, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work of an ironworker.
  • Must take and pass a physical test, which includes:
    • Climbing up a 35-foot column in less than 40 seconds and safely climbing back down.
    • Climbing a ladder 20 feet up onto a 5.5 inch wide beam and walking on top of that beam for 20 feet, turning around and returning to the ladder. Climbing four feet down the ladder onto a platform and pulling up a bucket that weighs 75 pounds. Lowering the bucket back to the ground, pulling it up, and lowering it to the ground again. Climbing back down the ladder. This must be completed in less than three and a half minutes.
    • Raising and lowering 2,000 pounds of steel 40 inches into the air with a chain fall in less than two minutes and 15 seconds.
    • Carrying a 45-pound tool up and down a staircase, three times, in less than one minute and 30 seconds.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #40 & #361 at (718) 433-4195.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

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Brother Tom Moore Email
02/06/16

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Job Details
            
 
Job Title
 
Agency:
 
Assistant Conductor Trainee
Long Island Rail Road
 
Department:
 
Job ID
Road Passenger Crews
 
85394
 
Location
Queens
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Job Information
 

Title:                                            Assistant Conductor Trainee
Department:                                Transportation Services
Post Date:                                   02/03/2016
Close Date:                                 02/17/2016
Hay Point Evaluation:                 N/A
100% Rate of Pay:                     $38.77* (See Wage Progression Chart)
Position Classification:               Safety Sensitive
Location:                                     Various
Reports To:                                Conductor
Union Affiliation:                         SMART (Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation) Transportation Division

 
Summary
 

Provides excellent customer service to all passengers.  Assists train crew  in the safe and efficient movement of customers, performance of various yard movement operations, mechanical troubleshooting/minor repairs of equipment, collecting and selling cash fares, making announcements, operating doors, handling emergency situations, coupling and uncoupling train cars, throwing switches, etc.

 
Responsibilities
 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

-Provides passengers with information, answers questions concerning train rules, regulations, and schedules, and provides destination information.  Reports delays.
-Inspects, collects, and sells cash fares on passenger trains in accordance with established procedures.
-Must walk through moving passenger trains in performance of duties, climb on and off equipment using fixed ladders or stairs, assist passengers on, off and through trains routinely or under emergency conditions.
-Routinely operates yard and main track switches and derails, operates levers and valves to separate cars, couples and uncouples air brake hoses, inspects trains, performs minor repairs to equipment, applies or releases hand brakes, aligns coupling assemblies, opens and closes doors on passenger equipment.
-Assists in the movement of cars to assemble trains or place for repair or service.
-Observes, interprets, and relays various types of signals including hand, fixed position, or color lights to control the movement of trains and engines for the safety of passengers.
-Reads and understands rules and instructions, gives as well as follows written and oral instructions, communicates clearly via public address and radio systems with passengers and railroad facilities.
-Provides protection (flag) for third party contractors along tracks, on platforms, bridges, tunnels and other railroad facilities.

 
Qualifications
 

-A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent (GED or TASC) approved by a State's Department of Education or recognized accredited organization.
-Must possess a valid driver's license from the state of your legal residence.
-Ability to read and understand operating manuals, and write train orders.
-Accounting skills equivalent to maintaining and balancing a check book.
-Mechanical aptitude for troubleshooting equipment and air brake systems.
-Solid oral communication skills, must have ability to successfully pass oral and written promotion examinations.
-Frequent pushing/pulling MU (multiple unit) car doors 23 to 55 lb. (one armed push/pull strength of 39 lb. avg.) and retracting electric coupler 90 lb. force.
-Occasional climbing  on stairs and ladders, including 32' initial step above ground to enter train with train hold 62" above ground.
-Must have the ability to work various hours (24/7), at different locations and report in a timely fashion.  This would include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
-Required to wear a uniform that consists of a coat, vest and trousers, a cap, shirt and tie.

Preferred/Desirable Skills/Qualifications:
-Some college preferred.
-Prior customer service and cash handling experience.
-Successful completion of introduction to Operating Rules & Procedures training class.

Steps to the Selection Process:
1a. Employees who have a satisfactory work record and meet the stated requirements will be invited to take an aptitude test.
  b. External applicants who meet the stated requirements may be invited to take the aptitude test.  This test has three parts, Cognitive, Vocabulary and Math.  A preliminary assessment interview will also be conducted at the time.  Based on the results, candidates may receive LIRR operations, signals and definitions study material.
2. Successful candidates at this stage will be invited to come to the LIRR signal and definitions overview. (Candidates must return to take the Signals & Definations exam).
3.  Those successfully passing this exam will participate in a panel interview on this day.  If successful, a physical abilities screening will be scheduled to ensure they can perform the essential functions of the job.
4. Training Program: Candidates who successfully complete the steps of the selection process outlined in 1, 2  and 3 above, may be selected to participate in the Assistant Conductor Training Program.  The Training for Assistant Conductor is administered through an approximately 11-week COMPENSATED  program.  Instruction will include operating rules and policies, on-board ticket sales and procedures, airbrake and troubleshooting requirements, passenger train emergency preparedness (PTEP) and on-track safety.
The process will consist of a practical evaluation as well as mandatory written exams.  Failure to pass all exams and training requirements will result in dismissal.

Written and Practical Qualifying Exams:
-Operating Rules & Procedures for passenger and freight service.
-Ticket sales, collections and accounting procedures.
-Air Brake equipment inspections and troubleshooting.
-PTEP
-CPR First Aid
-Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)-214/217and 218
Qualifying for Assistant Conductor to Conductor is mandatory as per current Article-5 agreement.
Failure to qualify as a Conductor may result in termination from the Company.

 
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
 

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent, comprehensive benefits package, including:

- Full Medical Coverage
- Dental Coverage
- Vision Care
- Life Insurance
- Comprehensive Sick Leave Benefits
- Deferred Compensation
- Vacation/Personal Leave Days
- Transportation Pass Privileges
- Tuition Assistance Reimbursement
- Pension Plan
- In-house training seminars

Wage Progression: for Employees Hired on or Before September 24, 2014:
Rates as of December 16, 2015

70%  -  1st 365 Calendar Days -  $27.13/hr 
75%  -  2nd 365 Calendar Days - $29.07/hr 
80%  -  3rd 365 Calendar Days -  $31.01/hr
85%  -  4th 365 Calendar Days -  $32.95/hr 
90%  -  5th 365 Calendar Days -  $34.89/hr
100% - after 1,825 Calendar Days -  $38.77/hr 


New Wage Progress for Employees Hired After September 24, 2014:
Rates as of December 16, 2015

70%  - 1st 365 Calendar Days - $27.13/hr
70%  - 2nd 365 Calendar Days- $27.13/hr
75%  - 3rd 365 Calendar Days - $29.07/hr
80%  - 4th 365 Calendar Days - $31.01/hr
85%  - 5th 365 Calendar Days - $32.95/hr
85%  - 6th 365 Calendar Days - $32.95/hr
90%  - 7th 365 Calendar Days - $34.89/hr
100% -8th 365 Calendar Days - $38.77/hr

 
Other Information
 

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to, a pre-screening assessment (i.e. physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process. A background investigation, medical examination and safety sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.

 
How To Apply
 

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.

All LIRR employees must go to https://www.mymta.info/ , sign in using your BSC ID and navigate to My Job Search and then Careers.


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.

 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 

The Long Island Rail Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce.  As such, we encourage applicants from women and members of minority groups.

 
 
 
 
  


Brother Tom Moore Email
01/22/16

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New York State Department of Labor

Operating Engineers Recruit Apprentices

 

Whitestone, NY (January 19, 2016) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Operating Engineers, Local Union #30, will conduct a recruitment from February 22, 2016 through March 4, 2016 for 30 stationary engineer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

Applications can be obtained at Local Union #30, 16-16 Whitestone Expressway, Whitestone, NY between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period.  Applications must be returned via U.S. Postal Service certified mail and postmarked no later than March 11, 2016.

Note: Local #30 will administer a comprehensive math exam to all applicants who successfully file an application.  The highest scoring 60 applicants on the comprehensive math exam will be offered the opportunity to take the Specific Aptitude Test Battery (SATB) administered by the New York State Department of Labor.  Dates for all testing will be provided after applications are received.  A score of less than 85% on the math exam will disqualify the applicant from entry into the program. 

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED). Proof will be required after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States.
  • Must sign a statement indicating that they are physically able to perform the work of a stationary engineer, which includes:
    • Climbing and working off of stairs and ladders.
    • Working in confined and dark spaces.
    • Prolonged standing.
    • Reading small numbers and/or markings.
    • Communicating in loud working conditions.
    • Working in environments that could cause exposure to dust, chemical odors, and hazardous materials.
    • Working in extreme temperatures.
    • Working and/or walking on slippery surfaces.
    • Wearing personal protective equipment, such as respirators, ear protectors, and face shields.
    • Lifting heavy objects.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must participate in an interview, if selected.
  • Must have a valid driver's license to operate company vehicles.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work and related instruction.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #30 at (718) 847-8484 ext. 239.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Brother Tom Moore  Email
01/12/16

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Company:MTA Metro-North Railroad
LocationNew York City, NY
Date Posted:January 8, 2016
Source:MTA Metro-North Railroad
 

CONDUCTOR TRAINEE

Location: Various Reference #: 84977

Conductors are responsible for managing the overall safe, on-time operation of their individual train within the scope of the rules of Transportation Department.

QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Ability to quickly and accurately perform basic mental mathematical calculations; reading comprehension; interpersonal skills; customer-service oriented; mechanical aptitude; skilled in exercising independent judgment; ability to anticipate and analyze problems and take corrective actions; must

Be able to evaluate a situation to make decisions and work under pressure; written and verbal communication skills;

Ability to multi-task; must be able to function effectively under changing priorities; ability to lead others; knowledge of operating and safety rules; knowledge of physical characteristics; must be safety conscious; time management skills.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Selected Trainees must successfully complete Metro-North's 12-month Conductor training program and all licensing requirements as prescribed by Code of Federal Regulation (CFR). Training involves classroom instruction, field training, on-the-job training and homework assignments. Must become qualified on the Rules of the Operating Department (Book of Rules Qualified) and pass all qualifying written and performance tests during the training program.

 

RATE OF PAY: The starting rate of pay will be $30.06/hour, which is seventy percent (70%) of the full rate of $42.95/hour, pursuant to the current labor contract.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: THIS JOB POSTING #84977 WILL BE ACTIVE ON THE MTA CAREER PAGE FROM JANUARY 11th, 2016 TO JANUARY 15th, 2016.

To Apply & See Full Job Description, please visit us at http://web.mta.info...

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MTA Metro-North Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Joe Mahoney Email
12/31/15

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Happy New Year


Brother Tom Moore Email
12/29/15

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Laborers Recruit Apprentices

 

Long Island City, NY (December 11, 2015) -

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Construction and General Building Laborers, Local Union #79, will conduct a limited recruitment from January 15, 2016 through January 28, 2016 for 100 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

 

The recruitment for Local Union #79 will be offered online from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every business day during the recruitment period.  The recruitment will be offered for 10 business days or until 1,000 applicants are reached,whichever comes first.  Applicants who do not have Internet access may visit their local library or call 311 and ask for the nearest New York State Department of Labor Career Center.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old at the start of the program.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED).
  • Must attest that they are physically able to perform the work required of a skilled construction craft laborer, which may include:
    • Working at heights.
    • Working in confined spaces.
    • Working in extreme temperatures, both indoors and out.
  • Must pass a test of physical ability, which includes:
    • Lifting and carrying 94 pounds of material for a distance of 30 feet and stacking it to a height of approximately 54 inches.
    • Using a shovel to load approximately half of a cubic yard of material into a wheelbarrow, wheeling it 100 feet, and depositing it into a container.
  • Must pass a pre-hire drug screening, at the applicant's expense, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD-214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

Application Instructions:

  • Go to http://www.mttf.org/
  • Follow the links for Local Union #79.
  • You will see directions on how to apply.
  • Fill out the required fields. Do not add any information outside of the fields.
  • Applicants may only apply once during the 10-day recruitment.
  • If you anticipate moving within the next 12 months, please enter both your current address and future address (or a family member's address that is consistent). Letters will be mailed to both addresses at the same time.
  • When you complete the process, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • Wait for a letter requesting that you schedule an interview (this could take up to 18 months, depending on economic conditions).
  • Everyone that successfully applies will be mailed an invitation for an interview.

Please understand that more applicants will apply than we can fit in our pool of candidates.  You may not get through this time.  However, we hope that work is plentiful and we can hold another recruitment in a few months' time.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or The Mason Tenders Training Fund at (718) 383-6863.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.


Brother Tom Moore Email
12/26/15

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Becoming an MTAPD Officer

 

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The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Are you looking for a satisfying career in law enforcement with a growing department? Then become one of the highly dedicated and respected officers in New York and Connecticut.

Major Duties

The MTA Police Department is an integral part of the mass transportation effort, and MTA Police Officers are visible protectors of life and property in the MTA transportation system. They are fully empowered officers under the NYS Public Authorities Law, are commissioned in the State of Connecticut, and provide full police services throughout the MTA system.

Utilizing community-based policing strategies, an MTA Police Officer is expected to enhance customer, tenant, and employee relations throughout the MTA system. Additionally, the Police Officer is responsible for protecting all properties, platforms, tracks, and surroundings, as well as storage and maintenance facilities designated by the MTA. The MTA's goal is to increase ridership by providing a safe and friendly environment.

The Officer serves as a presence to help prevent crime and also to identify and arrest any offenders. Additionally, he/she serves as a key participant in all emergency situations, including evacuating trains and administering basic first aid. As a visible member of MTA, the Officer is also expected to act professionally and to be courteous to all those with whom they come in contact.

Requirements (subject to change)

 

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 60 credits with a 2.0 grade point average from an accredited college at the time of the panel interview. As an alternative, candidate can have 2 years satisfactory, full-time active service as a sworn police officer or 2 years of active duty U.S. military experience with honorable discharge.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age, but no more than 35 years of age, as of the date of the written examination. [Candidates who exceed this age requirement but who have a period of military duty or terminal leave, not exceeding a total of six years, shall have these years subtracted from their age.] At the time of appointment, you must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must reside in NY, NJ, or CT at date of appointment and continue to maintain residence in NY, NJ or CT for the term of employment with the MTAPD.

 

Felony and some misdemeanor convictions will disqualify candidates.

Application Process

 

  • Must pass an entry-level written police examination
  • Must pass a physical fitness screening test
  • Must pass a panel interview
  • Must pass an in-depth background investigation (At the time of investigation, candidates will be required to pay a $75.00 fee for fingerprint screening)
  • Must pass a medical examination (which includes, among other things, a drug test)
  • Must pass a written and oral psychological evaluation
  • Must pass a polygraph examination
  • Must successfully complete a Police Academy curriculum

 

Candidates must apply online to be considered for the MTA Police written examination.  Candidates who meet the qualifications will be included in a random selection process to be considered for the written examination.  There is no guarantee that any candidate will be selected to take the written examination or considered for any of the other steps in the process. If selected for the written examination, all candidates ages will be reassessed to confirm they meet the eligibility requirements listed.  If a randomly selected candidate meets the requirements, they will receive instructions with providing the non-refundable application fee in the amount of $40.00

Please note that passing one or more steps in the hiring process does not guarantee selection for further steps in the process.

Benefits

Benefits are governed by the current collective bargaining agreement.
Starting salary is $40,835 annually.

 

  • Upon completing five years of service, the top pay is $84,011 annually. Future rates of pay are subject to collective bargaining.
  • Competitive salary paid weekly
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Transportation benefits
  • 401K & 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Comprehensive sick leave benefits
  • Uniformed Patrol officers work three 12-hour and 20-minute shifts a week. Every third week officers are required to work a fourth 12-hour and 20-minute shift.

 

Pension Credit For Prior Police Service

Police Officers with the MTA Police Department participate in the MTA 20-Year Police Retirement Program. Under the MTA Police Program, you will only receive pension credit for prior police service which can be transferred from the New York State and Local Police and Fire Retirement System or from the New York City Police Pension Fund, subject to certain conditions, or you can purchase prior police service with the New York City Transit Authority Police Department.

Physical Fitness Screening Test

The Physical Fitness Screening Test will be administered using the Cooper Standard for Physical Fitness.

For questions and answers about the MTAPD testing and hiring process, click here.


TOM MCCOLGAN Email
12/20/15

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congratulations to all those apprenticeship applicants who have been notified that they have passed the aptitude test. best wishes for continued success! merry Christmas to all, tom mccolgan.


Bro Tom Moore Email
12/16/15

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It is with deepest regret and sorrow to inform you of the Passing of Retired Brother Edward Riefenhauser, Brother of Business agent Gary Riefenhauser and Retired Brother Charles Riefenhauser .

 

Fred H. McGrath & Son, Inc.
20 Cedar Street
Bronxville, NY 10708
Phone: 914-337-6770


Friday 12/18/2015  3:00pm - 8:00pm


tom mccolgan Email
11/23/15

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kudos to rich loeb and dennis kilduff for being responsive when difficulties arose on Saturday 11 21  with the neiep website. much appreciated by all the applicants. happy thanksgiving to all.


Bro Tom Moore Email
11/12/15

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Retirement Party for Bill Madden

Playwright Tavern & Restaurant
202 W 49th St
New York, NY 10019
b/t 7th Ave & Broadway
Theater District, Midtown West
(212) 262-9229


Friday January 8th
5:00PM-8:00pm
$70.00 Per Head
Open Bar and Food

RSVP Jimmy Dickson 917-440-3135
            Jason Ginty   917-299-0696
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