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Construction Manager Risk

Job ID: 4132
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery Services Office
Date Posted: Jun 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.



Construction Risk Manager


Construction & Development


Delivery/Delivery Service Office


Senior Manager, Construction Risk


2 Broadway


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




$88,665 to $116,373


Open Until Filled




The Construction Risk Manager will lead MTA Construction and Development's efforts to implement and oversee risk management for significant projects for the MTA Capital Program within the Delivery Department. Responsible for escalating issues, making quick decisions, and enabling efficient and qualitative products pertaining to project risks. Oversees and develops junior staff.



Promote, set up, and implement a risk management system, making it appropriate to the needs of a program through the program lifecycle.


Delivery of risk management services to the agency owner as a part of capital program delivery in compliance with MTA C&D's governance, processes, and objectives.


Leads the development and implementation of program risk management plans.


Delivery of discrete risk interventions, risk management services, and Construction Risk Managers/Analyst oversight.


Support the delivery of value and risk exposure reduction through active mitigation of threats and maximization of opportunities.


Facilitate and provide support for workshops in the client's environment, using advanced methods for risk, value, and lessons learned processes.


Oversees day-to-day risk management activities, including identification, prioritization, register management, action planning, and monitoring.


Production of periodic risk reporting, including profiled risk expenditure, impacted risk/drawdown, and risk exposure changes.


Develop and undertake advanced Quantitative Risk Analysis, including Cost, Schedule, and integrated Cost and Schedule analyses, to enable robust forecasting and tracking of risk exposure.".


Education and Experience


"Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Economics, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.


Must have a minimum of six (6) years of related experience. 




Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Must have focus and ability to deliver 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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