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Architect Series

Job ID: 3118
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Aug 15, 2023


Job Information 

Title:  Architect I-III/ Assistant Architect/Architect Intern
First Date of Posting: 08/15/2023
Last Date of Filing:   Open Until Filled 
Authority                   TA                        
Department:               Subways                  
Division/Unit:            Engineering Division                
Reports to:                 Sr. Director, Architecture & Planning                     
Work Location:          2 Broadway, NY               
Hours of Work:           Various

55A Language for all Competitive Class Positions posted via JVN, except managerial positions that may be filled using competitive or non-competitive class titles.

This position is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program.  This position is open to qualified persons who 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


This incumbent supports the day to day activities related to space planning and project coordination initiatives in leased and owned office and support space facilities for NYCT.  The incumbent will manage turn-key project solutions from space programming, establishment of project budgets, space allocation planning and layouts, interior design, material & product specification, the preparation of construction documents for office renovations; and, the project management and implementation of office renovations through move coordination planning and post occupancy tenant management.  This position supports agency reorganizations, consolidations and the application of universal planning standards. The incumbent will be responsible for: the study, evaluation and analysis of office space utilization and support facility needs of New York City Transit and MTA Agencies.  Travel to all 5 boroughs for site meetings as needed.

Architect I, II & III

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect. Current New York State Registration as an Architect must be maintained for the duration of your employment.

Special Note

In addition to above qualifications requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.

Assistant Architect
A Bachelor or Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree in architecture from an accredited college or university; OR
A Bachelor of Science degree in architecture that is the first four years first professional degree program in architecture AND one year of full-time satisfactory experience in architectural work; OR
A valid New York State Registration as an Architect.

Architect Intern 

A Bachelor of Architecture or a Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree
in architecture from an accredited college or university.

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”).

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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