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Senior Scheduler Level 2 (Construction)

Job ID: 3427
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Infrastructure
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.


Senior Scheduler Level 2


Construction & Development




Senior Director Project Management


2 Broadway


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




$109,826 to $144,146


Open Until Filled




The Senior Scheduler Level 2 will support MTA Construction and Development efforts related to project schedule control functions for complex capital projects throughout the project lifecycle. Responsible for the effective execution of scheduling functions in coordination with project teams and stakeholders, ensuring that quality deliverables are completed in a timely and efficient manner and reflect applicable standards and guidelines.




Create and maintain project/program schedules during all phases of capital projects, typically using in-house master schedules with one or multiple external parties providing input;


The Senior Scheduler-2 will provide the following:


Facilitate planning sessions with project management teams, project team members, and multiple project stakeholders (e.g., agency owners, user departments, contractors) to identify work packages and tasks as well as the execution logic.


Work with internal and external estimators and construction experts to determine durations and resource requirements for individual tasks to create resource leveled execution plans, progress tracking baselines, and shutdown requirements.


Work closely with external designers/contractors to ensure that schedules and progress updates integrate into MTA C&D master schedules to create accurate actual status and product information and forecasts;


Contribute to risk analysis and management with project teams and stakeholders to assess schedule risks and mitigations;


Conducts scheduled stage gate reviews;


Contribute to continuous improvement of tools and methods in alignment within the global scheduling community;


Develop subject matter training material and train schedulers, project controllers, project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders.


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 fourteen (14) years of related experience.


Must have a minimum of eight (8) years in a management or supervisory role and/or project manager role in a large, multi-faceted organization. 


Competencies:  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.).


PMI-SP desirable.


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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