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Code Official

Job ID: 4839
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery Services Office
Date Posted: Jun 1, 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.



Code Official


Construction & Development




Principal Code Official


2 Broadway


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




$109,826 to $144,146


Open Until Filled



The Code Official manages a team of code managers and specialists that ensures MTA C&D’s responsibility for compliance with the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and State Energy Conservation Construction Code on the department level. This position directs staff to ensure that assigned projects are reviewed and approved at the definition, design, construction, and acceptance steps of a project for code compliance.


Manages and ensures completion of all portions of code compliance including reviewing and approving plans for code compliance, performing code inspections, and fully understanding and implementing the administrative requirements of the Uniform Code.


Directs the deployment of staff and consultants to provide code compliance services to assigned projects.


Manages utilization of third party services to minimize the review and inspection process.


Manages effective organization to efficiently provide status of code compliance activities through metric-based deliverables.


Effectively manages assigned staff, including the assignment of projects based on organizational needs.


Education and Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a related field. 


Must have a minimum of ten (10) years related experience.


Must have a minimum of five (5) years in a managerial or supervisory role and/or project manager role in a large multi-faceted organization. 


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.




Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.


Must be a Certified Code Enforcement Official within 18 months of hire.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Excellent team building, listening, problem solving, and prioritization skills.

Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, etc.), and strong business administrative skills (i.e. presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


Focus and ability to deliver on results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Other Information

As an MTA Construction & Development employee, you may be required to complete the New York State financial disclosure statement – annually if your position earns $108,638 (this figure is subject to change) per year if the position is designated as a policymaker.


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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