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Telecommunications Associate I - IV / Telecommunications Specialist I - III (Data)

Job ID: 1917
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Technology & Info Services
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024

Description

Job Information
Title: Telecommunications Associate I - IV / Telecommunications Specialist I - III (Data)
First Date of Posting: 3/3/2023
Last Date of Filing: 3/24/2023
Authority: TA/OA
Department: Subways
Division/Unit: MOW- Electronics Maintenance Division
Reports to: Superintendent
Work Location: Various
Hours of Work: 8am- 4pm

 **MULTIPLE VACANCIES**

TA applicants must be in a permanent civil service status in the title(s) of Telecommunications Associate I - IV / Telecommunications Specialist I - III (Data) or be on an established list for said title(s). If you are on an established list, your list number must be reachable to be considered for appointment.


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 https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/55-a-program.page


Compensation
Telecommunications Associate I (Data) TA: $50,431 - $ 76,229
Telecommunications Associate II (Data) TA: $70,368 - $91,476
Telecommunications Associate III (Data) TA: $75,623 - $91,476
Telecommunications Associate IV (Data) TA: $85,511- $116,062

Telecommunications Associate I (Data) OA: $52,732 - $79,708
Telecommunications Associate II (Data) OA: $73,580 - $95,651
Telecommunications Associate III (Data) OA: $79,074 - $95,651

Telecommunications Specialist I (Data) OA: $88,299 - $104,070
Telecommunications Specialist II (Data) OA: $95,362 - $112,399
Telecommunications Specialist III (Data) OA: $102,990 - $119,843
- OA is represented by NYCT-TRANSPRT WRKRS UNION L100

Responsibilities
Under general supervision, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing telecommunication contracts guided by NYCT’s standards, guidelines, and codes. The selected candidate will manage contracts throughout the design, construction, and commission phases; ensure all divisions and stakeholders’ requirements are addressed; verify new assets are turned over to operations with the required resources for maintenance per contract agreements. Telecommunication systems utilized may include but not limited to Public Announcement, Intercoms, Fire Alarm, Access Control, CCTV, Wireless Radio, PSLAN, Help Point, Fiber and Copper infrastructure, Layer 2/3 Network, PBX, Emergency Alarms, Head End Hardware, and Software Applications. Additionally, the selected candidate will support all telecommunication installations, upgrades, data configuration/provisioning, remote monitoring; maintaining and updating documentation; testing, analysis, and reporting. As a member of the EMD Contract Compliance group representing in-house maintenance groups, the incumbent will also provide technical support, training, and knowledge transfer, as required.


Education and Experience
Telecommunications Associate I – IV (Data)
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic or related area and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, and/or administrative duties in a data telecommunication or closely related electronics planning, electronics management, and/or electronics service environment; or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic, or related area and two years of the experience described in "1" above; or

 3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and three years of the experience described in "1" above; or

4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. College education not used for meeting the minimum requirements in "1" or "2" above may be substituted for experience on the basis of six months of experience as described in "1" above for 30 semester credits of college education including or supplemented by 6 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic or related area for a maximum of two years of experience. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least one year of the experience described in "1" above.

Special Note - Additional Requirements for Assignment Level IV
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level IV individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, at least two additional years of full-time experience as follows:
1) As a Telecommunications Associate (Data) Assignment Levels I, II, and III working for the City of New York; or

2) Performing analytical, planning, operational, technical, and/or administrative duties in a data telecommunications, electronics planning, electronics management, and/or electronics service environment, one year of which must have been specialized work in a consultative or supervisory capacity.

Telecommunications Specialist I – III (Data)
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area and three years of satisfactory full-time experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, and/or administrative duties in a data telecommunications or closely-related electronics planning, electronics management, and/or electronics service environment, one year of which much have been specialized work in a consultative or supervisory capacity; or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area and four years of experience as described in “1" above, one year of which much have been specialized work in a consultative or supervisory capacity; or

3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of experience as described in “1" above, one year of which much have been specialized work in a consultative or supervisory capacity; or

4. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1", “2" or “3" above.  College education may be substituted for experience on the basis of six months of experience as described in “1" above for each 30 semester credits of undergraduate college education including or supplemented by 6 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least three years of the experience as described in “1" above, one year of which much have been specialized work in a consultative or supervisory capacity.

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”).

How To Apply
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. 

Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant. 

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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