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Assistant Engineer Level 2

Job ID: 4021
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Systems-C&D
Date Posted: Jan 24, 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 Engineer (Level 2)


Construction & Development




Engineer 1 or Design Manager


2 Broadway


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




$79,694 to $104,599


Open Until Filled



Assistant Engineer Level 2 assists in designing, developing, implementing, and analysis of technical systems and facilities for MTA C&D. 


This role performs simple routine engineering design tasks with standard techniques—assists more senior engineers in preparing plans, designs, computation methods, and reports.



Perform engineering tasks by developing knowledge of applicable design criteria, regulatory requirements, standards, and processes.


Provides engineering support on multiple design projects, including analyzing and documenting critical design elements.


Develops site layout/grading, elevated structure, roadway/transit/pedestrian facilities, marine structures, utility design, stormwater management facilities, and erosion & sediment control plans and details.


Coordinates and communicates with team members to determine requirements and incorporate feedback.


Coordinates with Agency Owners, designers, contractors, outside consultants, and other government agencies.


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 three (3) years of related experience.




Successful completion of the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.


Must be capable of working on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Working knowledge of Federal, State, and local jurisdiction permitting regulations is a plus.


Analytical ability, pro-active attitude, willingness to learn, and an ability to think "outside the box" when required.


A general understanding of current design, engineering software, and Microsoft Office is required.


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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