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Architect I-III/ Assistant Architect/Architect Intern

Job ID: 7710
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024



Job Information: 7710
Title:  Architect I-III/ Assistant Architect/Architect Intern 

First Date of Posting: 06/11/2024

Last Date of Filing: 07/02/2024

Authority: TA                         

Department: Subways                    

Division/Unit: Engineering/Facilities Division                 

Reports to: Director, Stations Programs              

Work Location: Various                

Hours of Work: 8am-4pm 

This position 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 

Architect I: $85,147 - $107,227
Architect II: $101,229 - $122,295
Architect III: $113,239 - $133,496
Assistant Architect: $71,726 - $93,587
Architect Intern: $64,608 - $68,034


Stations Programs in the Department of Subways, Division of Facilities is seeing a motivated candidate to provide architectural and project support for the capital projects impacting 472 stations.  Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • The incumbent will oversee all capital projects for operations, review design drawings and construction documents, and provide comments to help to make sure scope meets the needs of customer and operational demands. 
  • Monitor projects throughout all phases to ensure smooth phasing and ensuring clear communication with all stakeholders.
  • Responsibilities extend to attending regular project status meetings and providing field support for the project. 
  • Tracking project in project management tracking tool and using Asite to view and submit documents.
  • Evaluating projects for ongoing enhancements, and offering support to resolve issues, and providing critical risk management and design flaw identification.
  • Fieldwork travel throughout all 472 stations for meetings as needed. 
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Architect I, II & III 

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect. Current New York State Registration as an Architect must be maintained for the duration of your employment.  

Special Note 

In addition to above qualifications 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. 

Assistant Architect  

A Bachelor or Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree in architecture from an accredited college or university; OR 

A Bachelor of Science degree in architecture that is the first four years first professional degree program in architecture AND one year of full-time satisfactory experience in architectural work; OR 

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect.  


Architect Intern 
A Bachelor of Architecture or a Master of Architecture that is the first professional degree in architecture from an accredited college or university.

Desired Skills 
In-depth knowledge of office facilities planning, programming, general design & construction process, building codes and modular/conventional office furniture systems.  Review and analyzation of construction proposals, experience with leveling bids and construction administration. Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Access, and MS Project.  Knowledge and experience with Facility & Space Management applications such as Archibus ImagineIt. Must have good communication skills when working with client representatives during the design phase of any project. Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously independently as a project manager.

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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