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Assistant Mechanical Engineer (Buses)

Job ID: PS102058
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2024


Job Information

Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Job Information:             Assistant Mechanical Engineer
First date of posting:      1/16/2024 
Last date of posting:      Open Until Filled 
Authority:                      TA / OA / MTA BUS 
Location:                       Bronx or Queens 
Division/Unit:                Maintenance, Support & Engineering 
Reports To:                   Various  
Hours of Work:              As Required 


Salary Range: 

Non-represented: $64,434 - $84,073
Represented: $65,640 - $85,646

Note: TA Employees must be permanent in the Assistant Mechanical title in order to be eligible to be considered. 


The Assistant Mechanical Engineer will provide support to and assist Mechanical Engineers with all functions related to bus structure and air systems, including undercarriage, bulkhead, axle, engine, transmission, interlock, compressor, cooling, HVAC, wheelchair, etc. Engage in research, investigation, studies, or examinations related to bus functions, parts, and components to ensure compliance with specification and standards. Create and maintain technical drawings using CAD software. Write specifications, procedures and prepare estimate of quantities. Participate in other related mechanical engineering work as required.

Education and Experience
  1. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in mechanical engineering and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; or 

  2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a Master’s degree from an accredited college in mechanical engineering. 

Desired Skills

  • Must have knowledge of engineering principles applied to equipment.
  • Experience in a rapid transit environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office. Proficiency in CAD Software.

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”). 

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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