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Assistant Manager Safety

Job ID: PS104072
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 30, 2023


This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.


Assistant Manager Safety


Construction & Development




Safety Manager


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required (7.5HR/ DAY)




$73,914 to $97,012


Open Until Filled



Assistant Manager, Safety provides project-level safety support and oversight:



Participate in project meetings, including qualification, construction, safety kickoffs, job progress, and program area meetings.


Review and provide comments and recommendations for acceptance/approval of contractor safety-related submittals (Contractor Accident Prevention Programs, Safe Work Plans, safety personnel submittals, enclosures, temporary barriers, etc.


Conduct interviews with contractor safety personnel.


Monthly and quarterly review/analysis of assessment findings and reported contractor accidents.


Provide monthly and quarterly assessment summaries to management, detailing the project and program strengths and areas for improvement.


Conduct design reviews of proposed project specifications and drawings to address all applicable safety concerns before the award.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degrees in Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Safety Engineering, Safety Management, or Construction Safety. 


Must have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.




Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements


Experience with construction safety contractor management programs or providing oversight for 3rd party services/contractors.


Possess a valid OSHA 30-hour card in the Construction Industry under five years old.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and strong business administrative skills (i.e., presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


Driver's License (required for some Business Units)


Other Information


Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the "Commission").


Selection Criteria

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.


How to Apply


MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the "Careers" link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.


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