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Assistant Director, Construction Management

Job ID: 8048
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


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. 



Assistant Director Construction (OMNY)


Construction & Development




Director Construction


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 AM or as required (7.5HR/DAY)




$109,826 to $144,146


Open Until Filled



The Assistant Director of Construction Management is responsible for Project Delivery Field Installation and testing and has overall responsibility for project installations throughout the Subway, Bus, and Railroad field environments. The Assistant Director manages all construction activities and processes to confirm compliance with professional industry and MTA C&D standards. This position reviews project schedules and coordinates with stakeholders and contractors for support services needed to advance the Field installation and Testing process. The Assistant Director will have decision-making authority and staffing oversight responsibilities to accomplish these objectives. The Assistant Director will also be required to provide input into the overall strategy and approach for the area they manage and to recommend and, in consultation with senior managers, implement changes for the betterment of the Contracts.


Oversees field installation and/or quality assurance/testing team.


Manages processes, drafts, reviews, and edits project delivery documents for accuracy and ensures that contract requirements are adhered to for the efficient operation of the New Fare Payment System.


Manages and allocates constructability review team members to project schedules/milestones.


Responsible for monitoring and/or auditing third-party technical design and construction activities for compliance with the contract's requirements.


Remains current with trends necessary to deliver persuasive, enforceable construction and construction-related contracts designed to achieve and provide desired project benefits.


Create and contribute to reports and presentations generated for MTA agency executives and senior staff on matters related to delivering the MTA's capital program.


Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.


Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience.


Must have a minimum of four (4) years in the management of construction projects or supervisory roles in a large, multi-faceted organization.




Licensed Professional Engineer or Registered Architect desirable.


PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.


Must have focus and ability to deliver results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.


Must possess excellent teamwork, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.


Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and strong business administrative skills (i.e., presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


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").


Selection Criteria

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


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 those 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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