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Transit Railcar Technology Specialist Intern

Job ID: 5324
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


Job Information:

Title & Requisition Number: Transit Railcar Technology Specialist Intern (Requisition #: 5324)

First Date of Posting: 07/09/24

Last Date of Filing: 07/23/24

Authority: TA

Department: Subways

Division/Unit: Car Equipment

Reports To: Manager, Mechanical/Electrical Systems Engineering

Locations: 130 Livingston St.

Hours of work: 8:00am – 4:00pm


This position on the NYC Transit payroll 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



Salary Range: $64,608 - $68,034



The position will be responsible for assisting the Car System Engineering staff with their duties, which includes conducting engineering analyses, reviewing and developing drawings, prototyping and testing components, implementing design modifications, witnessing testing at vendor sites, approving or disapproving performance test requirements, scheduling and monitoring performance tests, troubleshooting issues, analyzing and compiling comprehensive reports on test results and failure analyses, and developing equipment performance specifications, quality standards, work scope, manuals, and test procedures. The position will also collaborate closely with Maintenance and Overhaul facilities, as well as external departments such as Procurement and Systems Safety. Adding this position will help maintain operational excellence, foster innovation within our organization and be invaluable to the team's efforts to uphold the highest standards of safety, reliability, and performance.


Education and Experience:

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major sequence of courses in electrical, mechanical, civil, transportation or computer engineering or electrical/electronic technology.


Desired Skills:

  • Professional and Strong Work Ethic
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Problem-Solving
  • Team Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail


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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