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Assistant Engineer Level 2

Job ID: 4200
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: External Partnerships
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2023



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


Assistant Engineer (Level 2)


Construction & Development


Delivery/Delivery Service Office


Engineer 1 or Design Manager


2 Broadway


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




$75,484 to $99,073


Open Until Filled




Assistant Engineer Level 2 assists in the review and analysis of technical systems and facilities of third-party projects that may impact MTA C&D. This role performs simple routine engineering design tasks with standard techniques. Assists more senior engineers in the preparation of as-built easements, easement contracts, and engineering reviews.



Reviews and supervises various analyses that may impact MTA properties and structures.


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


Reviews designs, assess materials, and performs/reviews engineering calculations.


Embraces mentoring from senior staff.


Adheres to corporate quality control standards within the discipline.


Coordinates with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.


Education and Experience


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


Must have a minimum of three (3) years of related experience.




Successful completion of the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.


Must be capable of working on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Working knowledge of Federal, State, and local jurisdiction permitting regulations is a plus.


Analytical ability, pro-active attitude, willingness to learn, and an ability to think "outside the box" when required.


A general understanding of current design, engineering software, and Microsoft Office is required.


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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