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General Superintendent Car Equipment SIRTOA Operations

Job ID: 2585
Business Unit: SIRTOA
Location: Staten Island, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Mechanical
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2023



Title:  General Superintendent, Car Equipment

First Date of Posting:     07/18/2023

Last Date of Filing:        Open Until Filled 

Authority                        SIRTOA

Department:                   Subways

Division/Unit:                Mechanical      

Reports to:                     Assistant Chief Officer, SIRTOA Operations         

Work Location:             845 Bay Street, Staten Island

Hours of Work:             Managerial


Salary Range - $104,077 – $154,437 (Grade B) 839 Hay Points



This position is responsible for directing daily operations, budgetary controls training, procedures, and regulation enforcement, as well as the overall administration of SIR Clifton MUE Shop Emergency Response and Car Cleaning Operations. The incumbent will oversee the performance of car fleet inspection/maintenance, fleet overhaul, road car operations, car cleaning, facility maintenance, and car engineering while directing personnel performance through the development of maintenance efficiency tests and audits. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing and implementing emergency management plans and serve as the Emergency Response Officer while establishing and implementing business rules for new system integrations into New Car Procurement. This position is responsible for preparing /reviewing/updating standards and protocols for SIR Car Equipment. Additionally, the incumbent will oversee and report on all major incidents and will represent SIR at hearings.



  • A baccalaureate degree in Transportation Management or a related field
  • Ten (10) years of progressive experience, of which seven (7) years must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity. OR
  •  A satisfactory combination of education and experience.


  • The ability to project manage programs of considerable scope within rigid deadlines and adverse conditions.
  • Familiarity with short-term and long-term capital project/budget planning
  • Proven leadership skills in building effective teams and managing a diverse workforce
  • Knowledge of rail rapid transit procedures, including emergency and safety procedures
  • Knowledge of SIR rules and regulations.
  • Proven decision-making in emergency situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the New Car Acceptance program
  • Experience in inspection and testing of new cars.


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.


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”).


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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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