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Senior Engineering Director 2

Job ID: 4025
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: External Partnerships
Date Posted: Apr 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 Engineering Director (Level 2)


Construction & Development


Delivery/External Partnership Program


Principal Engineer


2 Broadway


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




$129,499to $169,967


Open Until Filled


The Senior Engineering Director Level 2 will demonstrate their ability to work independently and in a team, along with the ability to manage and succeed in a fast-paced engineering environment. This candidate will have a proven ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment and consultation.


Assists in leading a team of engineers involved in the concept modification, analysis, and review of third-party projects that may impact MTA C&D projects.

Acts as a team lead in the coordination of detailed design reviews for all aspects of design reviews for third-party projects that may impact MTA structures and properties.

Uses a variety of software and programs to develop/review analysis design and plan preparation/review.

Prepares, reviews, and/or approves proposals, easement reviews, and determinations.

Assists the Project Management team through creative problem-solving during interactions with Agency Owners and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule.

Provides engineering oversight of construction and inspection support on active construction projects.

Reviews the work of peers and communicates constructive feedback.

Works with the Project Management team for project reviews, change procedures, etc.

Education and Experience

Bachelor of Science degree in the appropriate Engineering disciplines (Civil, Structural, Geotechnical).

Masters preferred.

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.


Registered NYS Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) is required and will sign and seal.

Experience performing site inspections, documenting site conditions and construction activities, coordinating with Agency Owner and contractor staff, and responding to contractor requests for information.

Experience in NYCT systems preferred.

Knowledge of applicable industry and NYS building and design codes and standards.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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

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

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

Has experience in interpreting engineering reports and analysis.

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee culture is a must.

Able to multi-task and be flexible/adapt to rapidly changing project requirements/timelines.

Knowledge of the capital design and construction process.

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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