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Senior Manager - Shops, Yards RSSE Project Management

Job ID: 7611
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Plant Equipment Maint Mgmt
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2024


Title:                                          Senior Project Manager- Shops, Yards and RSSE
                                                       Project Management    
Department:                              Maintenance of Equipment   
Post Date:                                 06/07/2024       
Close Date:                               06/24/2024       
Hay Point Evaluation:               805       
Salary Range:                           $109,826 - $164,738  
Position Classification:              Safety Sensitive       
Location:                                   Queens   
Reports To:                               Deputy General Manager – Shops, Yards and RSSE
                                                       Project Management    
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 eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.     
This position is responsible to manage and oversee activities related to M of E interests/requirements within Capital Projects, OFC Projects, RSSE projects for all Shops, Yards & RSSE.  Management of multiple projects simultaneously, to interact with design consultants, construction contractors, 3rd party vendors and OEM’s ensuring all projects are maintained and coordinated to meet established scopes, schedules, and budgets.  Provide miscellaneous project services and tasks related to the Detailed Contract Schedule, work plans, RFIs, design documents, document control, product data, shop drawings and site reviews. Position is to provide direction to subordinate staff, and LIRR Force Accounts interacting with all LIRR Departments in cooperative efforts to achieve LIRR goals. 
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:   
  •  Direct and coordinate the day-today activates of the Project Manager, sub-ordinate staff, Construction Managers, Vendors, and 3rd Party Contractors concerning M of E interests/requirements within Capital Projects, OFC Projects, RSSE projects for all Shops, Yards & RSSE. 
  •  Manage/oversee long range planning activities for capital projects, shops and Yards, equipment (RSSE) and facilities pertaining to M of E’s interests within facilities and Yards as well as 20-year needs process and implementation.  (WRY/ERY/Mid Suffolk Yard/ LIC/Morris Park Loco/LIC.ESA/Mets Willets,) etc. 
  • Manage/oversee MofE Rolling Stock Support Equipment projects. Coordinating plans with MofE staff to support project progress by limiting operational impacts in active shops and yards. Includes the planning, developing, and budgeting of OFC solicitations.
  • Provide miscellaneous project services and tasks related to the Detailed Contract Schedule, work plans, RFIs, design documents, document control, product data, shop drawings and site reviews.
  • Administrate department and corporate policies to ensure that all policies related to operations, maintenance and personnel are properly coordinated and implemented.
  • Participate in inter-departmental working groups to support project development and implementation.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and adherence to guidelines of company safety policies and procedures. Lead by example.
  • Select, develop, and motivate personnel within the department. Provide career development for subordinates. Provide prompt and effective coaching and counseling. Responsible for discipline/termination of employees when necessary. Review direct reports and approve performance appraisals. Promote safe work practices and provide safe working conditions. Create a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Engineering, Construction or Management is preferred. A minimum of 10 years of solid practical, increasingly progressive responsibility for management of projects, project planning, scope development, scheduling and project documentation may be considered in lieu of a degree, subject to approval.
  • Must possess experience managing a staff, subordinate employees and 3rd party vendors/contractors.
  • Demonstrated experience with project budget development and budget management.
  • Demonstrated experience in shop equipment procurement, installation, testing, M.E.P. systems commissioning, and construction management.
  • Demonstrated experience in Specification and TSOW development.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with others intra-and interdepartmentally.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of third-party contracts.
  • Able to review and interpret construction drawings, specifications, shop equipment manuals.
  • Develop and interpret detailed construction schedules.
  • 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
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.       
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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