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MTA Assistant Civil Engineer/Civil Engineer Series (Repost) in Brooklyn, New York

Assistant Civil Engineer/Civil Engineer Series (Repost)

Job ID: 7528

Business Unit: New York City Transit

Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States

Regular/Temporary: Provisional

Department: NYC Transit Authority

Date Posted: Jun 4, 2024


J ob Information:

Title: Assistant Civil Engineer/Civil Engineer Series (Repost)

First Date of Posting: 06/04/2024

Last Date of Filing: Open Until Filled

Authority Department: Subways

Division/Unit: MOW Engineering

Reports to: Senior Director, Track Design and Specification

Work Location: 130 Livingston Street

Hours of Work: 8:00a.m - 4:00pm

C ompensation :

Salary Ranges

Assistant Civil Engineer: $71,726 - $93,587

Civil Engineer I: $85,147-$107,227

Civil Engineer II: $101,229-$122,295

Civil Engineer III: $113,239- $133,496

Candidates selected for this position on the NYC Transit payroll may be placed in a competitive or non-competitive class position based on their qualifications. Qualified candidates who are placed in a competitive class position 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


The incumbent(s) will perform professional engineering activities including surveying, design and construction of railways projects of various sizes and complexities (i.e., track, and track switches) in support of the track construction and track maintenance groups on the Division of Track. Track engineering also supports procurement, inspection and testing and creates and maintain standard drawings for the track construction. Track engineering is responsible for responding to emergencies such as derailment and investigates the cause and create a detailed report. Track engineering is handling all capital construction shop drawings, switch inspections. Track engineering is responsible for creating detail drawings of track special work portion after surveying.

E ducation and Experience:

Assistant Civil Engineer

  • A Baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.

    Civil Engineer

    A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License and either:

  • A master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or

  • Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work.

    In addition to the above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in level II and III, individuals must have at least one (1) year within the last three (3) 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.

    Note: A degree in any other engineering area, or in any eng ineering technology area, is not acceptable.

    Desired Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite and internet and mobile applications, as well as MicroStation and nonconformity databases.

  • Knowledge of structural inspection of concrete and steel.

  • Ability to read and write technical drawings and correspondence.

  • In-depth knowledge of construction design and code issues covering multiple city agencies.

    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.