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General Superintendent, Electrical Maintenance

Job ID: 7742
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Maintenance Of Way
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2024




Title: General Superintendent, Electrical Maintenance/Cable

First Date of Posting: 6/11/2024

Last Date of Filing: 7/11/2024

Authority: TA

Department: Subways

Division/Unit: MOW/Power

Reports to: Assistant Chief Officer/Power

Work Location: Various

Hours of Work: Managerial



Salary Range: Min. $109,876 – Max. $155,953/ Grade B

UTLO Compression: $131,500



This position is responsible for coordinating organizing and directing a subdivision in the planning, inspection, testing maintenance and oversight of a 24 hour-a-day-electrical system composed of cabling which provides continuous power and communications for the Rapid Transit Service.  These functions include field cable fault locating and repair operations, equipment and cable installations, emergency response, condition surveys and inspection of cable manholes, duct systems, high and low voltage power cable, multi-conductor and fiber-optic control and communication cable and various electrical system equipment and appurtenances in both street runs, up on structures, in vaults, and rooms along the subway right-of-way or in station areas.  Review contracts and oversight. This Position will be responsible for responding to emergencies 24/7/365 and can be called upon at any time to respond to major service disruptions.



A High School Diploma/GED and eight (8) years of related experience, and five (5) years of experience in a managerial/supervisory capacity; OR A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Systems/ High Voltage Electrical Cabling
  • Knowledge of NYCT and Subways rules, regulations, policies, and procedures with      respect to electrical power maintenance and repair.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of rapid transit operations.
  • The ability to make sound decisions under pressure.



Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview   



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 




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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