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Job ID: 3434
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Signals & Train Control
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2023


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.




Construction & Development


Delivery/Signals & Train Controls


Assistant Vice President Design Executive


2 Broadway


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




$83,981 to $110,225


Open Until Filled




The engineer will be involved in all MTA C&D project lifecycle phases for the Signals & Train Controls Business Unit, including planning, scheduling, analysis, design, technical specifications, and reports. 


The role will entail some of these typical duties:


Designs/supervise various aspects of a project for MTA Signals & Train Controls


Performs technical and feasibility studies, including analyzing historical data, surveys, reports, and as-builts to create innovative engineering design projects.


Reviews designs, tests, assess materials, and performs/reviews engineering calculations.


Conducts site visits to obtain existing conditions and correctly identify design and construction risks.


Embraces mentoring from senior staff.


Adheres to corporate quality control standards within the discipline.


Education and Experience


Bachelor of Science degree in the appropriate Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Structural, Communications, Track, Signals, Environmental, Fire Protection).


Must have a minimum of four (4) years of related experience.




Registered NYS Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) required.


Knowledge of the capital design and construction process.


Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Proficiency in current design and engineering software and Microsoft Office are required.


Experience visiting the field for initial scope/survey and construction oversight preferred.


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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