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Superintendent, Maintenance Operations (TA)

Job ID: 1944
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: New York, NY, United States
Department: Maintenance Of Way
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023


Job Information: 1944
Title: Superintendent, Maintenance Operations (TA)

First Date of Posting: 09/07/2023

Last Date of Filing: 09/21/2023

Authority: TA

Department: Subways

Division/Unit: Service Delivery/OCC

Reports to: General Superintendent

Work Location: Various

Hours of Work: Managerial

Candidates selected for this position on the NYC Transit payroll may be placed in a competitive or non-competitive class position based on their qualifications. Qualified candidates who are placed in a competitive class position are eligible for the 55-a Program.  Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.  For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link


Salary (Grade F/ 516 Hay Points): $77,463 - $114,945

UTLO compression rate: $118,000


The selected candidates responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: coordinating General Orders; removing and restoring power during emergencies; coordinating with Con Edison's District Operators for scheduled and unscheduled high tension outages. Ensures the seamless delivery of signal power; utilizing the frequency converters to supply 25 cycle feed to the IRT & BMT signals. Responsibilities also include; the management, tracking and implementation of the comprehensive Power Substation Maintenance program, as well as to ensure the delivery of safe and reliable third rail traction power with the primary goal to ensure that the contact rail remains energized. The selected candidate will prepare paper and electronic written reports detailing emergency, operating, maintenance or any other conditions affecting all NYCT activities for senior management review.

Education and Experience:

A high school diploma and five (5) years of full-time related experience of which two (2) years must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity; OR

A satisfactory equivalent of education and/or experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Rapid Transit power systems operations and maintenance of related power equipment.
  • Excellent management skills.
  • Knowledge of computer systems.

Selection Method:

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

All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MABSTOA payroll, will be made on the NYCT payroll.

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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