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Senior Director Construction Compliance

Job ID: 5543
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 hire date. 


Senior Director Construction Compliance 


Construction & Development 


Delivery/Delivery Services Office 


Assistant Vice President, Construction Compliance Executive 


2 Broadway 


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




$132,474 to $173,872 


Open Until Filled 




The Senior Director of Construction Compliance has the authority to establish and audit construction delivery standards for all engineering and architectural disciplines in C&D Delivery. The Senior Director manages all construction processes within a Delivery Business Unit large project to conform to professional industry and MTA C&D standards. This position fosters the development of constructability skills and innovation in project management practices to improve capital projects' quality, cost-effectiveness, and timely delivery.  



Work collaboratively with MTA Construction & Delivery Stakeholders throughout the entire project life-cycle. 


Assist and support business unit leaders in evaluating resource and schedule needs and establishing priorities. 


Lead strategic implementation of initiatives to reduce resource utilization and increase Productivity. 


Monitoring the collective performance of design and construction compliance managers on projects. 


Develop and maintain productive and transparent relationships with all relevant stakeholders, including MTA operating agency clients.  


Ensure effective communication on project status and timely resolution of issues. 


Oversee the development of schedule projections and resource forecasts to evaluate operating agency budgeting and staffing. 

Conducting spot checks on projects in the field to ensure most Productivity is met and processes and procedures are followed. 


Provide guidance and help update, create, and inhale MTA C&D policies and procedures." 


Education and Experience 


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.  


Must have twelve (12) years of related experience. 


Must have a minimum of at least eight (8) years in the management of construction projects or supervisory roles in a large, multi-faceted organization.  




Project Management experience, including task assignment/schedule and tracking. 


Excellent computer skills 


Powerpoint and presentation skills 


Primavera P6 is a plus 


Knowledge of track outages and coordination is a plus. 


Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.  


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.  


Significant experience in project management for major construction projects with highly complex systems preferred.  


Proven ability to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders and drive outcomes. 


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  


Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all organizational levels.  


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 teamwork, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.  


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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