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Transit Railcar Technology Specialist Intern

Job ID: 6855
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Apr 18, 2024


Job Information:

Title & Requisition Number: Transit Railcar Technology Specialist Intern (Requisition #: 6855)

First Date of Posting: 04/04/2024

Last Date of Filing: 04/18/2024

Authority: TA

Department: Subways

Division/Unit: Car Equipment

Reports To: Manager, Maintenance Support

Location: 130 Livingston Street

Hours of work: 7AM 3PM

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


Salary Range: $64,608 - $68,034


TRTS Intern will assist in various stages in the development of the Scheduled Maintenance System (SMS) component plan, develop, maintain and update Bills of Materials to ensure that all engineering modifications are included to support the NYCT Maintenance Program, including SMS, for various revenue and non-revenue car fleets and provide engineering technical support to various shops and departments. The incumbent may assist with the review and research of parts, including field investigation; implement component description changes (form G10, G-11, QPL); update and setup material specification and standards in the NYCT Commodity Management System (CMS). In addition, the incumbent may assist engineering groups, car builders, material inspectors, storeroom personnel, logistics, procurement and manufacturers to help resolve any issues or problems related to parts and contractual delivery, including audits to ensure compliance to contract terms and conditions.

Education and Experience:

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major sequence of courses in electrical, mechanical, civil, transportation or computer engineering or electrical/electronic technology.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to apply basic engineering principles.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and in using various measurement tools & techniques.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to read technical drawings and documentations.

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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