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Technical Specialist 2

Job ID: 4110
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Systems-C&D
Date Posted: May 7, 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. 



Technical Specialist 2


Construction & Development




Senior Technical Specialist 2 or 1


2 Broadway


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




$78,037 to $102,423


Open Until Filled




Technical Specialist 2 will be involved in all MTA C&D project lifecycle phases, including planning, scheduling, analysis, design, technical specifications, and reports.


The role will entail some of these typical duties:


Assists in the design of various aspects of a project for MTA systems and infrastructure.


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


Reviews designs, performs/reviews tests and assessments of equipment, software, and materials, and functions/reviews technical calculations.


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


Provides technical field support for system/equipment installation and project construction.


Embraces mentoring from senior staff.


Adheres to corporate quality control standards within the area of technical expertise.


Education and Experience


Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate technical discipline, Engineering Technology/Engineering Science, or an equivalent subject.


Must have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.




Knowledge of the capital design and construction process.


Knowledge of relevant industry standards and installation practices.


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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