Technician A (Instrument and Controls)


Marcy, US


This is a union position. Must pass the Technician Pre-employment Placement Exercises to be considered for the position. 

Note: Employees who demonstrate their aptitude for the work and establish a satisfactory record during one year of employment in this position will be promoted to Technician B. 


Under direct supervision, tests, installs, repairs, calibrates and maintains electronic, electrical and mechanical equipment such as meters, recorders, relays, telemeter systems, supervisory or automatic control systems, radio, public address and load and frequency control systems that have been previously deenergized, deactivated and removed from service. Works with and assists Technicians of higher grade. Continues to maintain active interest in this type of work and through reading and study should keep abreast of progress in electrical technology related to work. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education, Experience and Certifications

Associate's in Applied Science Degree in Electrical Technical Education or equivalent required. 

Physical Requirements

Hourly rates for union-represented employees are collectively bargained by the New York Power Authority and IBEW. The negotiated pay rate for this position is $33.75 per hour.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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