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Stationary Engineer (Provisional)

Job ID: PS100400
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2023


Posting Title: Stationary Engineer

First Date of Posting:   11/05/2021
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       


In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date.  MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate.  “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose.  Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.


*This is a civil service position.  Selected candidates must pass a civil service exam and be appointed from the resulting list to gain permanent status. 

Stationary Engineers, 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.

Qualification Requirements

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.


License Requirement

You must have a motor vehicle driver license that is valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, a license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.




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 $101,379 (this is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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 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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