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Architect Series

Job ID: 5279
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: May 8, 2024


Job Information: 
Title:  Architect I-III/ Assistant Architect/Architect Intern

First Date of Posting: 02/28/2024  

Last Date of Filing:   Until Filled     

Authority: NYCTA                          

Department: Subways                      

Division/Unit: MOW Engineering                 

Reports to: Senior Director, Architecture and Project Coordination                     

Work Location: 2 Broadway, New York, New York 10004               

Hours of Work: 8am-4pm or as required    

This position 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   

Architect I: $85,147 - $107,227
Architect II: $101,229 - $122,295
Architect III: $113,239 - $133,496
Assistant Architect: $71,726 - $93,587
Architect Intern: $64,608 - $68,034

This incumbent supports the day to day activities related to space planning and project coordination initiatives in leased and owned office and support space facilities for NYCT.  The incumbent will manage turn-key project solutions from space programming, establishment of project budgets, space allocation planning and layouts, interior design, material & product specification, the preparation of construction documents for office renovations; and, the project management and implementation of office renovations through move coordination planning and post occupancy tenant management.  This position supports agency reorganizations, consolidations and the application of universal planning standards. The incumbent will be responsible for: the study, evaluation and analysis of office space utilization and support facility needs of New York City Transit and MTA Agencies.  Travel to all 5 boroughs for site meetings as needed.

Architect I, II & III   

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect. Current New York State Registration as an Architect must be maintained for the duration of your employment.    

Special Note   

In addition to above qualifications requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.   

Assistant Architect    

A Bachelor or Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree in architecture from an accredited college or university; OR   

A Bachelor of Science degree in architecture that is the first four years first professional degree program in architecture AND one year of full-time satisfactory experience in architectural work; OR   

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect.    


Architect Intern 
A Bachelor of Architecture or a Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree
in architecture from an accredited college or university.

Desired Skills

In depth knowledge of office facilities planning, programming, general design and construction process, building codes and modular/conventional office furniture systems. Review and analyze of construction proposals, experience with leveling bids and construction administration. Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Access, and MS Project. Knowledge and experience with Facility and Space Management Applications such as Archibus ImagineIt. Must have good communication skills when working with client representatives during the design phase of any project. Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously independently as a project manager.     

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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