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Senior Construction Manager (OMNY)

Job ID: 4755
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 2, 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.



Senior Construction Manager (OMNY)


Construction & Development


Delivery/OMNY Delivery


Director, Construction Management


462 West 7th Ave, New York, NY / Various


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




$99,782 to $130,964


Open Until Filled




This position manages a team of field managers with direct responsibility to provide support and direction to oversee New Fare Payment System (NFPS) equipment installations and manage installation acceptance testing under the NFPS Project. This position offers vendor performance oversight, reviews technical documentation, including installation guidelines and procedures, and witnesses NFPS device testing by the vendor in the lab environment. Senior Construction Managers have the authority to establish and audit construction delivery standards for all engineering and architectural disciplines in C&D Delivery. The Senior Construction Manager assists in managing all construction processes to conform to professional industry and MTA C&D standards.



Reviews contractor construction and technical designs for constructability in Design-Build projects.


Manages the scheduling, installation, testing, and commissioning of NFPS devices during the Project lifecycle. They will ensure that all installation processes are completed on time and adhere to industry and MTA C&D standards.


The incumbent will liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that technical and functional requirements are met and that the installation process is managed effectively. They are also responsible for providing technical support and troubleshooting in the event of any issues arising during the installation process.


Responsible for monitoring and/or auditing third-party technical design and construction activities for compliance with the contract’s requirements.


Provides continuous construction oversight throughout the entire project lifecycle.


Manages and allocates constructability review team members to project schedules/milestones.


Establish and maintain stakeholder communication throughout the installation and testing phases, recording feedback and participating in coordination meetings.


Documents, via a punch list of both conforming and non-conforming work, the progress of outstanding issues, verifies corrective actions and identifies remediation for corrective actions.


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 seven (7) years of related experience.




Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


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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