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Senior Design Manager

Job ID: 4081
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Systems-C&D
Date Posted: Mar 18, 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 Design Manager


Construction & Development




Assistant Director Design


2 Broadway


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




$99,782 to $130,964


Open Until Filled




Design/Design Compliance Services has technical authority for establishing and auditing design delivery standards for all engineering and architectural disciplines in C&D Delivery.

The Senior Design Manager assists in managing all architectural and engineering design processes to conform to professional industry and MTA C&D standards.


This position covers the following:

Reviews/creates in-house technical designs for non-Design-Build projects.

Responsible for monitoring and/or auditing third-party technical design and engineering activities for compliance with the contract’s requirements.

Provides continuous design oversight throughout the entire project lifecycle.

Manages and allocates design review team members to project schedules/milestones.

Acts as senior technical authority & Governance.


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 seven (7) years of related experience.



Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect required.

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.

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.).


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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