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Mechanical Engineer 1-3 (Represented)

Job ID: 6609
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: May 21, 2024


Job Information:  

Title & Requisition Number: Mechanical Engineer 1-3 (Rep.) (Requisition #: 6609) 

First Date of Posting: 05/07/2024 

Last Date of Filing: 05/21/2024 

Authority: TA 

Department: Subways 

Division/Unit: Car Equipment 

Reports To: Director, Work Car Engineering. 

Location: 130 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 

Hours of work: 8am – 4pm 


This title is represented by DC37 


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 



Mechanical Engineer 1 (TA): $85,147 - $107,227 

Mechanical Engineer 2 (TA): $101,229 - $122,295 

Mechanical Engineer 3 (TA): $113,239 - $133,496 



The incumbent will provide support for C&D projects within the Work Car Engineering group. They will be tasked to support contractors rail vehicles inspection, testing and approval for C&D projects and ensuring availability of NYCT Work Trains to support C&D projects. The incumbent will review technical documents, schematics, and technical drawings to support in analysis, testing, and troubleshooting. They may prepare or supervise the development and or review the mechanical engineering aspects of the basic design plan or major projects. 


Education and Experience: 


A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License and either: 

1. A master’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; or 

2. Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work. 


Special Note: 

In addition to above qualification 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. 


Desired Skills: 

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


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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