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Assistant Vice President Program Executive (Signals & Train Controls)

Job ID: 3400
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Signals & Train Control
Date Posted: Jun 27, 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.


Assistant Vice President, Program Executive (Signals & Train Controls)


Construction & Development


Delivery/ Signal & Train Controls


VP, Program Executive


2 Broadway


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




$150,843 to $197,982


Open Until Filled



Lead system engineering efforts to implement and maintain CBTC. Work with project teams and O&M through the project life cycle to deliver excellent CBTC solutions.




Lead configuration management for CBTC programs.


Work with Discipline Managers and other stakeholders to lead the development of requirements for new programs and pilot projects.


Manage staff responsible for the design oversight of CBTC projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Manage staff responsible for reviewing design submittals and RFIs and provide input following specifications.


Lead test and integration efforts at the system level.


Lead development of CBTC competency at the system level within the MTA.


Lead RAM program plan to improve RAM metrics.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.


Must have a minimum of fourteen (14) years of related train control & CBTC Engineering experience.


Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of management or supervisory role in a large, multi-faceted organization.


Technical expertise in testing and commissioning of CBTC systems. 


Comprehensive knowledge of CBTC Requirements and Design Criteria.


Knowledge of System engineering, RAMS, and configuration management.




Excellent Analytical Skills, including statistical analysis.


Excellent computer skills


Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


Significant experience in Program management for major construction Programs with highly complex systems preferred.


Experience leading and managing contractors, subcontractors, or vendors.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all internal organizational levels.


Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.


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


Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.


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


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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