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National Grid Journeyperson in Queens Village, New York

Job Purpose

Nationalgrid is seeking highly skilled Oil Burner Service Technicians to join our team position requires at least 5+ years experience as Service and install Tech on burner/boiler equipment and associated systems in commercial establishments, multi-family, schools, hospitals etc. Shifts include days, nights, weekends, holidays and paid overtime. Maintenance and repairs on multi-family and commercial boilers. We offer top salaries and a comprehensive benefits package also union membership.

Key Accountabilities

  • Will have supervisory duties to junior mechanics and or helpers.

  • Assess equipment and service needs of customer.

  • Identify revenue-generating opportunities, make recommendations to customer and close sales that can be immediately performed.

  • Install equipment as needed.

  • Service heating systems and equipment.

  • Perform efficiency tests on all combustion related installations.

  • Inspects wiring, check connections and power sources, and logs repaid needs.

  • Prepare accurate daily paperwork.

  • Basic pump repair knowledge and skills, including but not limited to circulating pumps and oil pumps.

  • General knowledge of domestic water systems including but not limited to instantaneous

  • not water heaters, tank water heaters, booster pumps systems, and domestic mixing valves, electrical and pneumatic.

  • Communicate with dispatcher and service departments.

  • Utilize all applicable safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Exhibit courteous and helpful behavior towards customer and third parties

  • Effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically.

  • Maintains proficiency at current level and continually updates knowledge through appropriate courses, seminars, publications and contacts in the trade.

  • Maintains a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the work place.

  • Follows established procedures for dealing with such hazards.

  • Organizes and maintains all MSDS compliance data.

  • Basic knowledge of building codes rules and regulations as well as the ability to understand corporate policy and procedure as related to the position.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervision


  • NYC Low Pressure Certificate

  • OSHA 30

  • Valid Driver License

  • A minimum of 5 years experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Physical demands and working conditions

  • See previous description

  • Shift Work; Monday to Friday 7:00AM to 3:30PM

Practice Field Assessment Test:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate strong technical skills as well as proven customer service skills.

More Information

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.