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Medical Technician l

Job ID: 4717
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Occupational Health Services
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2023


JOB TITLE:                         Medical Technician I 

SALARY RANGE:               $50,000-$54,000

HAY POINTS:                     301 

DEPT/DIV:                         Safety & Security/Occupational Health Services (OHS)

SUPERVISOR:                    Manager, Laboratory Services

LOCATION:                        Washington Heights

SHIFTS:                              Various





This position is responsible for administering drug, alcohol, and saliva tests to all employees and pre-employment candidates as required under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and guidelines and New York City Transit Drug & Alcohol policies and guidelines.





  • Collect specimens for drug, alcohol and saliva tests
  • Perform daily calibrations of all equipment used for testing
  • Collect blood specimens as needed
  • Perform data entry on all collections obtained
  • Stock work area with supplies as needed
  • Perform daily audits on all data entries
  • Provide daily Lab Activity Reports to immediate supervisor
  • Participate in the Mobile Collection Program
  • Perform off-site tests at various hospital locations
  • Provide testimony and/or affidavits for hearings and trials
  • Interact with Designated Employer Representatives (DERs), Medical Review Officers (MROs), and Physicians.
  • Performs diagnostic tests (audio tests, EKGs, spirometry, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as required




  • A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent (GED) approved by a State's Department of Education or recognized accredited organization.
  • Requires a minimum of three years' experience as a Laboratory Technician or related field.
  • Phlebotomy skills required.
  • Knowledge of DOT/FRA and FTA regulations and collections is desirable.




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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