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Assistant Civil Engineer/Civil Engineer Series (Repost)

Job ID: 7528
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Provisional
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2024


Job Information:    

Title:  Assistant Civil Engineer/Civil Engineer Series (Repost) 

First Date of Posting: 06/04/2024  

Last Date of Filing: Open Until Filled   

Authority Department: Subways   

Division/Unit: MOW Engineering   

Reports to: Senior Director, Track Design and Specification   

Work Location: 130 Livingston Street    

Hours of Work: 8:00a.m - 4:00pm   




Salary Ranges   

Assistant Civil Engineer: $71,726 - $93,587   

Civil Engineer I: $85,147-$107,227   

Civil Engineer II: $101,229-$122,295   

Civil Engineer III: $113,239- $133,496   


Candidates selected for this position on the NYC Transit payroll may be placed in a competitive or non-competitive class position based on their qualifications. Qualified candidates who are placed in a competitive class position 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




The incumbent(s) will perform professional engineering activities including surveying, design and construction of railways projects of various sizes and complexities (i.e., track, and track switches) in support of the track construction and track maintenance groups on the Division of Track. Track engineering also supports procurement, inspection and testing and creates and maintain standard drawings for the track construction. Track engineering is responsible for responding to emergencies such as derailment and investigates the cause and create a detailed report. Track engineering is handling all capital construction shop drawings, switch inspections. Track engineering is responsible for creating detail drawings of track special work portion after surveying.     


Education and Experience:    


Assistant Civil Engineer   

  1. A Baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.


Civil Engineer   

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

  1. A master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or
  2. Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work.


In addition to the above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in level II and III, individuals must have at least one (1) year within the last three (3) 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.   


Note: A degree in any other engineering area, or in any engineering technology area, is not acceptable.   


Desired Skills:   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite and internet and mobile applications, as well as MicroStation and nonconformity databases.
  • Knowledge of structural inspection of concrete and steel.
  • Ability to read and write technical drawings and correspondence.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction design and code issues covering multiple city agencies.


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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