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Senior Technical Specialist Level 3 (Digital Twin)

Job ID: 5485
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery Services Office
Date Posted: Jun 12, 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 Technical Specialist Level 3 (Digital Twin) 


Construction & Development 


Delivery/Delivery Services Office 


Principal Technical Specialist 


2 Broadway 


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




$124,355 to $163,216 


Open Until Filled 




The Senior Technical Specialist 3, Digital Twin, manages the MTA DT application, which manages all of the digital information about MTA assets maintained by C&D. This includes PDF drawings, CADD files, BIM Models, laser scan surveys, IoT data, etc. The application also connects to other EAM systems to provide users with a single pane of glass about MTA assets. 


Typical job duties may include: 

Responsible for all aspects of the MTA DT application, including the following: Maintain and administer the Bentley ALIM and iTwin Experience environments that are part of the MTA DT application.  


Provide end-user support for the application. Maintain and control user access to the application. Coordinate with the Drawing Control team to input data into the application.  


Coordinate with the CADD/BIM team to input data into the application. 


Education and Experience 


Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate technical discipline or an equivalent subject.  


Masters preferred.  


Various disciplines may include but are not limited to Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Computer, Communications, Electrical, Electronics, Signals, or Systems Engineering/Technology.   


Must have a minimum of twelve (12) years of related experience. 


Must have a minimum of six (6) years in a managerial or supervisory role and/or project manager role in a large, multi-faceted organization and/or with highly complex systems.  



Knowledge of Digital Twin/BIM/GIS software and workflows.  


AEC project management experience. Strong interpersonal skills. Railroad industry experience is a plus.  


Knowledge of asset management and record management systems is a plus.  


Knowledge of Bentley ALIM and iTwin platform a plus.  


Knowledge of Microsoft Purview Information Protection is a plus. 


Experience with navigating through a large multi-discipline organization.  


Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.  


Knowledge of industry trends related to Digital Twins.

Experience in large-scale technical issues for significant construction projects or projects with highly complex systems preferred. 

Experience leading and managing designers, contractors, subcontractors, and/or vendors.  

PMP or relevant technical certifications are desirable.   


NYS Licensed Professional Engineer a plus 

Demonstrated knowledge of applicable industry codes and standards. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  


Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all internal organizational levels to drive project/program outcomes. 

Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively. 


Must have focus and ability to deliver results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.  


Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements. 

Must possess excellent team-building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.  

Alternate Delivery experience preferred. 


Proficiency in current design and engineering software and Microsoft Office are required. 

An attitude and commitment to actively participating in our employee culture are necessary.

Able to multi-task and be flexible/adapt to rapidly changing project requirements/timelines. 


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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