Important: If you applied for a position before March 24, 2023, please check the status of your application here. MTA employees, click here to check your job application status.

Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Back to job search

Assistant Project Manager

Job ID: 2595
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: External Partnerships
Date Posted: May 3, 2024


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


Construction & Development


Delivery/External Partner Program


Project Manager


2 Broadway


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




$83,981 to $110,225


Open Until Filled



The Assistant Project Manager manages third-party projects within the External Partner Program (EPP) business unit in the MTA Construction and Development (C&D) Delivery Department.  This position is responsible for project management activities that ensure project delivery is safe, efficient, on schedule, within budget, and per project documents, contractual requirements, and relevant policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.


The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for reviewing project submissions, supporting contract development, and providing project management throughout the project life cycle for third-party partners either building adjacent to or providing a benefit to the MTA system. This position is responsible for performing, coordinating, and guiding the technical review process for each project with C&D and MTA agency stakeholders, ensuring timely completion within EPP and contractual timeframes. The Project Manager manages project support through design and constructability reviews, construction initiation and oversight, and project closeout. This position is responsible for tracking the progress of all involved parties throughout the project, ensuring performance per contract, maintaining timely communication of project status, risks, and issues, and facilitating the resolution of project issues.



The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for supporting contract development, managing the technical review process, and providing project management throughout the project life cycle for third-party partners either building adjacent to or providing a benefit to the MTA system.


Establish a new entry agreement with the applicant, issue NTP, closeout, and SWO.


Coordinate and conduct kickoff meetings and progress meetings, and take meeting notes.


Reconcile project invoices and payments.


Schedule flagging, G.O., and track training.


Review inspectors' reports.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field. 


Must have a minimum of (3) years of related experience. 


A licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA) is desirable.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


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.).


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.




Save Job Saved
Similar Jobs