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Manager Commissioning

Job ID: 3366
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Signals & Train Control
Date Posted: Feb 21, 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.


Manager, Commissioning


Construction & Development


Delivery/Signals & Train Controls


Senior Director Vital Systems Integration


2 Broadway


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




$88,665 to $116,373


Open Until Filled




The Manager, Commissioning, will lead MTA Construction and Development's efforts to implement and oversee commissioning for a significant component of the MTA Capital Program within the Delivery Department. 


Responsible for overseeing and ensuring effective and efficient qualitative products on systems commissioning and testing functions to support complex capital projects.



Oversees smaller commissioning team.


Provides direction in evaluating facilities, signal and telecommunication systems, and/or infrastructure systems. 


Accountable for applying the commissioning process and achieving project performance requirements, as identified during the early stages of a project's lifecycle, along with the verification/documentation of those requirements through final design and construction.


Assists Project Leadership in resolving escalated items from design/construction parties.


Responsible for the formalized handover of the asset(s) to the Agency Owner and required training.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Facilities Management, Transportation, or a related field. 


Must have a minimum of six (6) years of related experience. 




Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Must have focus and ability to deliver 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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