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Civil Engineer Series

Job ID: 4325
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2023


Job Information: 

Title:  Civil Engineer Series 

First Date of Posting: 11/08/2023

Last Date of Filing: 12/08/2023

Authority Department: Subways

Division/Unit: MOW Engineering/Capital Contracts            

Reports to: Manager of Capital Contracts                        

Work Location: 130 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, N.Y         

Hours of Work: 8am- 4pm     

position is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program. This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link:


Assistant Civil Engineer: $71,726-$93,587         New Hire Rate: $62,371  

Civil Engineer I- $85,147- $107,227                    New Hire Rate: $74,039

Civil Engineer II- $ 101,229-$122,295                 New Hire Rate: $88,026
Civil Engineer III- $113,239-$133,496                 New Hire Rate: $98,468

Note: A degree in any other engineering area, or in any engineering technology area, is not acceptable. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment.


Under direction, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of design reviews for NYCT Capital Projects.  Reviews include but not limited to elevators, escalators, line structure rehabilitation, station components repair/renewal, plumbing and utilities.  The incumbent will represent Maintenance of Way at design review meetings, field investigations and other project design activities.  The incumbent will gather, coordinate, and prepare comments and correspondence to the Design Management Office and the Design-Build Team.   Design reviews cover Project Requirements and Design Criteria as well as design progress distributions.


Education and Experience:

Civil Engineer

A Baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or


2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.

Civil Engineer I-III

A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License and either:

  1. A master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or
  2. Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work.

In addition to the above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in level II and III, individuals must have at least one (1) year within the last three (3) years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.

Desired Skills:

  • Preferable computer savvy with CAD software and other MS office software.
  • Preferable knowledge of using surveying equipment.

Selection Method

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.


All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MABSTOA payroll, will be made on the NYCT payroll.


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”).


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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