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Assistant Project Manager - (Bridge Inspection)

Job ID: PS104686
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery - Bridges & Tunnels
Date Posted: Nov 3, 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 Project Manager – Bridge Inspection


Construction & Development


Delivery/Bridges & Tunnels


Project Manager


Bridges & Tunnels Facilities / Various


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




$82,981 to $100,225


Open Until Filled



The Assistant Project Manager manages capital project delivery within a business unit in the MTA Construction Development (C&D) Delivery Department. This position is part of the project management team responsible for ensuring that INSPECTION project delivery is safe, efficient, on schedule, within budget, and according to project documents, contractual requirements, relevant policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.

The Assistant Project Manager monitors the INSPECTION project status and identifies risks and issues. This position assists the Project Manager with management, coordination, field oversight, and inspection projects. This position coordinates daily project delivery activities with C&D staff, contractors, consultants, and agency forces to support the safe and efficient execution of capital projects.


The Assistant Project Manager reviews previous inspection reports and plans field operations.

Performs field inspections and prepares inspection reports per NYSDOT and FHWA standards.

Performs load ratings and emergency inspections.

Prepares recommendations for maintenance and repair for all types and sizes of highway bridges.

Assists in monitoring new bridge construction or rehabilitation and special investigation projects.

Enforces safe operations in the field.

Directly assists Project Managers and Design Leaders and performs other duties as required.

Maintains project progress when on-site conditions continually change due to facility occupancy and operation field conditions, accessible supply of workers, material, and equipment. The project scope of work varies.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.

A Master’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred.

Engineer-in-Training Certification and on track for New York State PE license.

Must have a minimum of (3) three years of bridge & tunnel experience focused on bridge and tunnel inspection or bridge and tunnel engineering.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 


A valid Driver’s License is required.


OSHA-30 Required.

FHWA-NHI- 130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges for Professional Engineers required.

FHWA-NHI- 130110 Tunnel Safety Inspection preferred.

Knowledge of engineering practices and principles must have familiarity with FHWA and NYSDOT Inspection procedures and requirements for bridges and tunnels.

Ability to concurrently coordinate and direct multiple large and complex inspection projects throughout the project lifecycle.

Ability to define, anticipate, and resolve issues that may affect the progress of construction projects.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Ability to interface effectively with senior management, consultants, and contractors.

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.).


Other Information

As an MTA Construction & Development employee, you may be required to complete the New York State financial disclosure statement – annually if your position earns $108,638 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policymaker.


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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