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Manager Safety

Job ID: 4277
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Systems-C&D
Date Posted: Mar 27, 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. 



Manager Safety


Construction & Development




Senior Manager, Safety


2 Broadway


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




$88,665 to $116,373


Open Until Filled




The Manager, Safety is directly responsible for managing the safety and risk associated with construction projects and company operations. The Manager, Safety will proactively develop, plan, direct, and implement MTA C&D's safety program to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.




Delivers and provides oversight of the MTA C&D's Safety Program, including developing and implementing safety policies and procedures under the guidance of the Safety Director.


Develops and implements project-specific safety policies and procedures.


Enforces compliance with all applicable federal, state, county, and local safety regulations.


Directs safety training programs to all levels of staff, as required by Federal and State safety regulations, to reduce accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards.


Supports the on-site construction compliance managers in ensuring each construction project safely conducts operations to protect employees, contractors, subcontractors, and the general public.


Provide support to field staff in the event of an OSHA site inspection.


Coordinates with project management so that necessary protective equipment and safety materials are utilized, adequate first aid materials are available, and safety documents are posted on-site.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degrees in Engineering/Architecture/Construction/Safety Engineering/Safety Management/Construction Safety. 


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




Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements.


Experience with construction safety contractor management programs or providing oversight for 3rd party services/contractors.


Possess a valid OSHA 30-hour card in the Construction Industry under five years old.


Excellent communication and interpersonal 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.).


Driver's License (required for some Business Units)


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

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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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