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Engineering Manager Level 2

Job ID: 3193
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 1, 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.


Engineering Manager (Level 2) (Civil)


Construction & Development




Director Project Controls


Graybar – 420 Lexington Avenue


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




$106,900 to $140,306


Open Until Filled



Engineering Manager (Level 2) Civil will be involved in all MTA C&D project lifecycle phases, including planning, scheduling, analysis, design, technical specifications, and reports.




The role will entail some of these typical duties:


Provide technical reviews, writing, and expertise for all aspects of the Select-Phase, Initial Baseline Policy, and Gates approvals.


Support the Small Business Mentoring Program through all phasesproject selection, award, and construction.


Review and comment on design consultant-prepared plans and specifications for technical accuracy, completeness, compatibility, constructability, and applicable code requirements (i.e., ADA, NYS Uniform Building Code, NYSDOT, etc.).


Designs/supervise various aspects of a project for MTA infrastructure.


Performs technical and feasibility studies, including analyzing historical data, surveys, reports, and as-builts to create innovative engineering design projects.


Reviews designs, tests, assess materials, and performs/reviews engineering calculations.


Conducts site visits to obtain existing conditions and correctly identify design and construction risks.


Plans and coordinates required permitting and approval documentation that supports their designs.


Manages a small team of design engineers.


Embraces mentoring from senior staff.


Adheres to corporate quality control standards within the discipline.


Coordinates with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.


Education and Experience


Bachelor of Science degree in the appropriate Engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Structural, Communications, Track, Signals, Environmental, Fire Protection). 


Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience.


Must have a minimum of four (4) years in a management or supervisory role and/or project manager role in a large, multi-faceted organization.




Registered NYS Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required.


Experience performing site inspections, documenting site conditions and construction activities, coordinating with Agency Owner and contractor staff, and responding to contractor requests for information.


Knowledge of applicable industry and NYS building and design codes and standards.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Must have focus and ability to deliver on results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Must possess excellent team-building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.


Proficiency in current design and engineering software and Microsoft Office are required.


Has experience in interpreting engineering reports and analysis.


An attitude and commitment to actively participating in our employee culture is necessary.


Able to multi-task and be flexible/adapt to rapidly changing project requirements/timelines.


Knowledge of the capital design and construction process.


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.




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