National Grid North Syracuse , NY 13212
About the Position:
We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanic C with the ability to travel extensively to job sites with in the National Grid territory. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, tuition assistance and more.
Job Responsibilities include:
Operate a Dump truck and trailer combo for load/unload/hauling heavy equipment or materials.
Must be electrically qualified to operate; with great proficiency, the most complicated types of field construction equipment.
Ability to work within close proximity to high voltage electrical lines. This will involve busting out concrete encased duct banks containing energized lines with the used of a jackhammer and PPE
Ability to work in confined spaces/manholes.
Installation/removal of manhole roof, installation of new manholes and conduit banks, maintenance of any/all underground electrical infrastructure, delivering material and equipment.
Respond to emergency calls during off hours which may require overnight stays and perform duties in adverse conditions.
Ability to operate equipment in various environmental conditions in a transmission right of way.
Perform manual labor or other duties in a construction environment as directed by supervision and operate in a team environment.
Need to possess an unrestricted Class B Driver's License with an air brake endorsement and a Medical Examiners Certificate required. If selected, individual must successfully obtain a valid Class A Drivers License within six (6) months.
Desired minimum of 5 years of experience driving and operating heavy equipment similar to equipment used by National Grid.
Desired minimum of 5 years experience in the construction industry installing underground facilities similar to the ones used by National Grid. Must be a competent person with extensive knowledge for working in safe excavations/shoring.
Ability and willingness to respond to and clean up environmental spills.
Ability to drive all types of vehicles and equipment in adverse conditions, in a safe manner.
Ability and willingness to work different schedules, on holidays and weekends and overtime as required.
Must successfully pass a written aptitude test and participate in an outside demonstration of job skills.
Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must pass pre-employment validated company test(s).
Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to US Department of Transportation ("DOT") safety regulations.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.