Important: If you applied for a position before March 24, 2023, please check the status of your application here. MTA employees, click here to check your job application status.

Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Back to job search

Stationary Engineer (Provisional)

Job ID: PS104721
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2023


Posting Title: Stationary Engineer  (Provisional)

First Date of Posting:   2/3/2023
Last Date of Filing:        Until Filed
Authority:                       TA
Department:                   Subways
Division/Unit:                 Stationary Engineering
Reports to:                    Senior Stationary Engineer
Work Location:              Various
Hours of Work:              Various       


When submitting your application for this position, you must provide your Stationary Engineer / High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer license number on your resume. If you do not provide license number along with your application, you may not be considered for this position.

*If you are hired into this position, you must pass the next Civil Service Exam and be hired from the resulting list for this title to obtain permanent civil service status.

Under supervision, operate, maintain and adjust steam power plant and electro-mechanical building equipment. They operate, maintain and adjust boilers, furnaces, engines, pumps, heat exchangers, generators, motors, chillers, cooling towers, including equipment for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and associated equipment in public buildings, municipal pumping stations and incinerators; make periodic inspections of equipment and minor repairs to such equipment; perform preventive maintenance; take charge of a watch, and while so engaged are responsible for and direct subordinate personnel; may operate control consoles in control rooms; prepare requisitions for materials and spare parts; instruct and train subordinates and other personnel; read meters, gauges, and other recording devices and log the data; keep records and write reports; as directed, inspect low pressure boilers in accordance with a unified inspection procedure instituted by the New York City Department of Buildings; may operate a motor vehicle; and perform related work.





A valid license for High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer issued by the New York City Department of Buildings. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment.

For certain positions candidates will also be required to obtain, within 90 days from the day of appointment, a valid certificate of fitness for Standpipe, Automatic Sprinkler and/or Air Compressor issued by the New York City Fire Department.

As an employee of MTA NYC Transit you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the state of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472. (this is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.


Qualified applicants can submit an on line 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.

Requirements to be Appointed:

Vaccination Requirement: As of November 14, 2021, MTA New York City Transit is requiring all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. “Fully vaccinated” means having received both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or having received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose.

You can request a medical or religious accommodation from this requirement by forwarding your requests to [email protected]. To contact us call, 347-643- 8209.

Drug Screening Requirement: You must pass a drug screening in order to be appointed.

Residency: New York City residency is not required for this position.

English Requirement: You must be able to understand and be understood in English to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Proof of Identity: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you must be able to prove your identity and your right to obtain employment in the United States prior to employment with MTA Bus Company.

Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment, you must have a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York with no disqualifying restrictions that would preclude the performance of the duties of this title. If you have serious moving violations, a license suspension or an accident record you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment in the title.

Training Requirement:

You may be required to undergo a formalized training course during your probationary period. Failure to successfully complete the training course may result in termination.

 MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

Save Job Saved
Similar Jobs