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Senior Manager Safety

Job ID: 3429
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Infrastructure
Date Posted: Jun 12, 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 Manager, Safety


Construction & Development




Assistant Director, Safety


2 Broadway


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




$97,344 to $127,764


Open Until Filled




The Senior Manager, Safety, supports a growing MTA C&D safety program. This role will further develop, maintain and oversee the construction safety contractor management program. This role will be part of MTA C&D's Delivery team with a direct relationship with the Agency Owner.




Works closely with construction, procurement, legal, consultants, contractors, and other stakeholders such as Operations and Commissioning teams.


Key stakeholder in the further development and implementation of MTA C&D's Contractors.


Safety Management Program includes, among other responsibilities, management, and tracking of the Contractor Pre-qualification process, monitoring and documenting metrics across all Business Unit construction projects, management of the 3rd-party safety audit program to ensure adherence with crucial MTA C&D contract language and establishing expectations and tools for Project Management to validate compliance with established contract agreements.


Monitor adherence to Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) requirements and procedures.


Monitor compliance with all current OSHA requirements related to specific construction projects.



Education and Experience


Bachelor's degrees in Engineering/Architecture/Construction/Safety Engineering/Safety Management/Construction Safety. 


Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience.




Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements.


Experience with construction safety contractor management programs or providing oversight for 3rd party services/contractors.


Possess a valid OSHA 30-hour card in the Construction Industry under five years old.


Excellent communication and interpersonal 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.).


Driver's License (required for some Business Units)


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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