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Job ID: 3190
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Stations
Date Posted: Dec 21, 2023



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.




Construction & Development




Senior Architectural Director (Level 1)


2 Broadway/Various


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




$88,665 to $116,373


Open Until Filled



An Architect will be involved in all MTA C&D Stations Business Unit project lifecycle phases, including planning, scheduling, analysis, design, technical specifications, and reports, and review capital projects in all stages of the project life cycle (pre-design through close-out phases).




Designs/supervise various aspects of a project for the Stations Business Unit.


Extensive (about 60%) fieldwork.


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


Reviews designs, tests, and assesses materials and performs/reviews calculations.


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


Embraces mentoring from senior staff.


Adheres to corporate quality control standards within the discipline.


Review projects across Program Areas to ensure that the station environment’s finish and appearance are not impacted using the Station Planning and Design Guidelines and Minimum Visual Impact Design Guidelines.


Will guide designers, operating departments, maintainers, and contractors to ensure Minimal Visual Impact and good aesthetic results in construction projects.


Review shop drawings during construction and survey any proposed deviation from the contract documents.


Will represent the Station Clearinghouse in design and construction progress meetings to ensure adherence to the Design Guidelines and agreements during field surveys.


Education and Experience


Bachelor of Architecture degree.


Must have a minimum of four (4) years of related experience.




Registered NYS Licensed Architect (RA) required.


Knowledge of the capital design and construction process.


Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Proficiency in current design software and Microsoft Office are required.


Experience visiting the field for initial scope/survey and construction oversight preferred.


Ability to interact effectively with all internal and external staff, management, and contractors.


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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