- Mechanical Knowledge
- CDL B
- Construction Experience
- Class D
- Driver's License
The NYC Department of Sanitation is the world’s largest sanitation department. DSNY collects more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage and 1,760 tons of the recyclables — each day. While efficiently managing solid waste and clearing litter or snow from 6,300 miles of streets, the Department is also a leader in environmentalism — committing to sending zero waste to landfills.
Under supervision, using a wide variety of heavy-duty, motor-powered equipment, performs work in construction, repair and maintenance of water supply distribution systems, drainage and sewer systems, buildings and plants, and related pavement; operates motor vehicles; performs related work. Repairs broken water mains and leaking water services. Engages in the removal and replacement of broken drainage and sewer pipes, appurtenances, castings and heads, gate boxes, broken water mains, broken hydrants, water boxes and heads and wet connections and taps. Repairs drainage and sewer interiors of all kinds including brickwork and masonry. Breaks pavements with hand or power-driven tools. Excavates and refills in the performance of the work herein. Engages in the shoring and sheeting of excavations. Mixes and uses concrete as part of the construction and repair work herein. Flushes, cleans and excavates culverts, sewers, drain and sewer basins and appurtenances. Operates various types of motor equipment, including specialized mounted equipment, towed or portable powered equipment and/or attachments. May work from sketches and working drawings. May keep records of work assignments and progress. May weld in the performance of the duties herein. Loads and unloads equipment and supplies as part of the duties herein.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Three years of satisfactory, full-time experience of a mechanical or construction nature, to qualify for the position herein; or
2. Completion of a two-year apprenticeship in which apprentices are trained to perform, and under direct supervision perform, work in repair and maintenance of water supply distribution systems and sewer systems, including the operation of motor vehicles and motor powered equipment.
Possession of a New York State Class B Commercial Driver License or a New York State Class D Motor Vehicle Driver License and a valid New York State Learner's Permit for a Class B Commercial Driver License. There may be certain age requirements to obtain the Class B Commercial Driver License. Serious moving violations, license suspension, or accident record may disqualify. Eligibles may be appointed subject to the receipt of a New York State Class B Commercial Driver License within six months of appointment. Employees must maintain the Class B Commercial Driver License during their employment.
TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME WITH COVER LETTER TO:
Must apply via www.nyc.gov/careers or city employees apply via Employee Self Services
To Be Determined / 40 hours per week
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.