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Chief Scheduler

Job ID: 4214
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery Services Office
Date Posted: Jun 5, 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. 



Chief Scheduler


Construction & Development


Delivery/Delivery Services Office


Vice President, Project Controls


2 Broadway


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




$144,634 to $189,832


Open Until Filled




The Chief Scheduler will support MTA Construction and Development efforts related to project schedule control functions for complex capital projects throughout the project lifecycle. Responsible for effectively executing scheduling tasks in coordination with project teams and stakeholders, ensuring that quality deliverables are completed promptly and efficiently and reflect applicable standards and guidelines.




Develops scheduling standards and procedures for schedule management, including baselining, progress measurement, schedule quality analysis, change management, and contingency management.


Provides overall direction and methodology to all scheduling personnel and ensures their compliance.


Advises the COO in policy decisions relating to scheduling practices and procedures.


Ensures all schedulers maintain scheduling standards.


Formulates the policy and directs the implementation, maintenance, and update of all computerized scheduling tools. Reviews the market to evaluate the latest computerized scheduling system and determine its applicability.


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 twenty (20) years of related experience.


Must have a minimum of twelve (12) years in a management or supervisory role and/or project manager role in a large, multi-faceted organization.




Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all internal organizational levels.


Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.


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


Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.


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


PMI-SP desirable.


Alternative Delivery experience 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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