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Senior Manager M of E Project Management

Job ID: 6806
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Prod Planning/Invent Control
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2024


Job Information
Title: Senior Manager M of E Project Management
Department: Maintenance of Equipment
Post Date: 04/02/2024
Close Date: 04/15/2024
Hay Point Evaluation: 805
Salary Range: $109,826 - $144,146
Position Classification: Non-Safety Sensitive
Location: Jamaica
Reports To: Deputy General Manager Maintenance Management / RCM
This is a Non-Represented Position.
Please note that this position has been designated as a Policy Maker pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics. As such, you will be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement that will be provided to you by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.
This position is accountable for the management, planning and implementation of program and project directives critical in meeting the Maintenance of Equipment Department goals / objectives.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Direct the development, coordination, and communication of MofE Projects as a whole to satisfy departmental objectives of scope, quality, budget/cost and schedule.
  • Manage and provide critical project information to all involved parties. Hold regular meetings with executives, line management, and staff in Shops, Procurement & Logistics, Equipment Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations Support & Analysis, etc. to resolve all project constraints in a timely manner.
  • Plan and manage critical / high profile MofE projects to successful completion. Includes development of the project plan, coordination of information and resources, institute remedial action, and control scope, schedule, quality and budget.
  • Direct, manage, and evaluate work activities of subordinate managers through: providing interdepartmental coordination / technical / managerial/project management support; review of documentation, and management reports.
  • Provide support for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of standard management processes to support the efficient use of LIRR related resources.
  • Select, develop and motivate staff. Ensure an environment that allows individuals to work to their full potential. Conduct performance evaluations, hiring and termination of staff as necessary Ensure corporate safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (preferably mechanical or electrical) and a minimum of 10 years progressively responsible project related management experience including design, engineering administration, project engineering, and engineering management or demonstrated equivalent. Subject to approval.
Must possess a minimum of 3+ years' experience managing a staff.
Business/process analytical techniques, procedure development/process improvement, and excellent communications skills are required.
Must possess demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a management team and deal with several managerial levels including exterior consultants.
Must be highly organized and procedure oriented. Ability to develop effective working relationships and directly and indirectly manage personnel in a variety of positions, i.e. shop, executive management and peer personnel.
Must possess sound judgement, analytical, problem solving, decision-making, and organization skills.
Must possess a strong working knowledge of PC applications, including PM software, and the knowledge to apply systems for process improvement.
Additional or advanced degree in an engineering or management discipline.
Knowledge of MTA organization.
Detailed knowledge of LIRR rolling stock, operations, facilities, rules, policies and practices.
Detailed understanding of roles and responsibilities within LIRR MofE management structure.
Detailed knowledge of LIRR Rolling Stock and facilities.
Detailed knowledge of LIRR labor agreements
Other Information
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to, a pre-screening. assessment (i.e. physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work. history, including attendance and discipline record. A record of more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of the last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance. Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection. process. A medical examination and safety sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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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