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Senior Stationary Engr. (Provisional)*

Job ID: 5970
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024



Job Title: Senior Stationary Engineer (Provisional)* 

Job ID: 5970 

Location: Various  

Full/Part Time: Full-Time  

Regular/Temporary: Regular  


Job Information:  


First Date of Posting: February 14, 2024   

Last Date of Filing: Until Filled  

Authority: New York City Transit (TA)  

Department: Subways  

Division/Unit: Stationary Engineering  

Reports to: Supervision  

Work Location: Various  

Hours of Work: Various  


Important Note:  

When submitting your application for this position, you must provide your Stationary Engineer / High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer license number on your resume. If you do not provide license number along with your application, you may not be considered for this position.  


*If you are hired into this position, you must pass the next Civil Service Exam and be hired from the resulting list for this title to obtain permanent civil service status.  




Salary Range: The current minimum salary for Senior Stationary Engineer is $70.44 per hour for a 40-hour week. This rate is subject to change. The benefits of this position include, but are not limited to, night and weekend salary differentials, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a comprehensive medical plan and a pension plan.  




Senior Stationary Engineers, under direction, are responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all utilities in large public buildings and of steam power plants, chillers, swimming pools and skating rinks. They are responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of plant equipment such as boilers, furnaces, pumps, fans, engines, turbines, generators, electrical equipment, heating and ventilating equipment, and air conditioning and refrigeration systems; may operate or supervise the operation of control consoles in control rooms; are responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment in swimming pools and skating rinks; supervise assigned personnel; prepare work schedules and direct the assignment of personnel; direct and evaluate studies of operating procedures; determine and direct work procedures; keep records and write reports; may operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties; plan, allocate and maintain inventory and supplies for preventative and emergency maintenance needs; may prepare equipment and material requisitions, including specifications and vendor bids required for operation, maintenance and repair; and may prepare scope of work for vendor contracts. All Senior Stationary Engineers perform related work.   

Special Working Conditions: Senior Stationary Engineers may be required to work various shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.   

Some of the physical activities performed by Senior Stationary Engineers and environmental conditions experienced are: communicating orally in a noisy environment; climbing stairs, ladders, and over equipment; standing upright for extended periods of time; walking over wet and slippery surface; working on surfaces at substantial height.  



Eligibility and License Requirements (Promotional):  


This posting is open to each employee of New York City Transit who:   

  1. Is permanently (not provisionally) employed in the eligible title of Stationary Engineer; and
  2. Possesses a valid license for High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer issued by the New York City Department of Buildings; and
  3. Is not otherwise ineligible


Experience and License Requirements (Open Competitive):   


You must meet the following requirements:  

  1. One year of full-time experience as a stationary engineer in charge of a high pressure plant supervising at least three stationary engineers in the operation, maintenance and adjustment of high pressure boilers; and
  2. A valid license for High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer issued by the New York City Department of Buildings. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.


Selection Method / Admission Letter:   


Candidates may be asked to participate in one or more of the following: a license and experience test, a written assessment, a practical skills assessment and/or a structured interview.


Applicants must keep their contact information (email, mailing, phone) up to date. The contact information you entered in your online profile with the MTA will be used to contact you. You can update your address and other contact logging into your MTA profile or by sending an email to [email protected]  


How to Apply:  


If you meet the Experience/Eligibility and License Requirements above, you can submit an online application by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page. If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a User Name and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.  


Requirements to be Appointed or Promoted:  


Drug Screening Requirement: You must pass a drug screening in order to be appointed or promoted.   

Residency: New York City residency is not required for this position.  

English Requirement: You must be able to understand and be understood in English to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.  

Proof of Identity: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, you must be able to prove your identity and your right to obtain employment in the United States prior to employment with MTA Bus Company.   

Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment or promotion, you must have a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York with no disqualifying restrictions that would preclude the performance of the duties of this title. If you have serious moving violations, a license suspension or an accident record you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment in the title.  


Training Requirement:   


You may be required to undergo a formalized training course during your probationary period. Failure to successfully complete the training course may result in termination or being returned to your previously held permanent title.  


Other Information  


As an employee of MTA NYC Transit you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the state of New York, if your position earns more than $101,379 (this is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.  


Equal Employment Opportunity:  


MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including veteran status and individuals with disabilities.  The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.  


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