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Design Manager

Job ID: 3235
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Stations
Date Posted: Jan 2, 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.


Design Manager


Construction & Development




Assistant Vice President Deputy Project Executive


2 Broadway


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




$90,908 to $119,317


Open Until Filled



The Design Manager manages the architectural and engineering design processes to conform to professional industry and MTA C&D standards.


The Design Manager will be responsible for project planning, scope development, design, and design construction support during construction for all assigned capital projects in a program area, following program standards and guidelines and managing a Design team within the Stations Business Unit. This position may require significant interaction with the relevant operating departments.




Reviews/creates in-house technical designs for non-Design-Build projects.


Responsible for monitoring and/or auditing third-party technical design and engineering activities for compliance with the contract's requirements.


Provides continuous design oversight throughout the entire project lifecycle.


Manages and allocates design review team members to project schedules/milestones.


Acts as technical authority & governance.


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 five (5) years of related experience.




Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect required.


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.


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.

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