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Engineering Manager
Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

849195New York, NY$140K-180K

MTA Transformation Job Description


Job Title: Engineering Manager, MTA Transformation

Department/Division: Chief Transformation Office

Location: 2 Broadway, NY, NY                                          

FLSA: Administrative

Financial Disclosure: Policy Maker             



The Engineering Manager will lead MTA Transformation efforts focused on implementing and driving the transition from current state to future state.



  • Leads the execution of on-going and new engineering initiatives to drive improved safety, customer service, and operational efficiency across all MTA agencies.
  • Leads and directs reorganization initiatives and development of strong center-led business functions
  • Directs the streamlining of business processes, establishment of controls and other efforts to drive improvement.
  • Oversees and conducts a comprehensive and detailed assessment of existing policies, practices, and processes and develops a strong Transformation implementation plan in order to achieve desired results.
  • Executes current and new initiatives related to driving effective integration of the Agencies and functions.
  • Drives a continuous improvement culture that supports future initiatives on a consistent basis.
  • Generates multi-year value creation strategies and a structure to support them.
  • Partners and collaborates with agency leadership and senior management to implement change.
  • Directs and manages staff on a day-to-day basis. Selects, develops and motivates personnel. Provides career development for subordinates.  Provides prompt and effective coaching and counseling.  Disciplines and/or terminates employees when necessary.  Reviews performance of staff.  Creates a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A Master’s degree and/or Professional Engineering License preferred.
  • Progressively responsible experience in engineering or a related field.
  • Prior supervisory or experience in a leadership role.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with cross department stakeholders and drive outcomes.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to plan and manage projects by aligning business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.
  • Prior experience achieving organizational change and targeted performance goals.
  • Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker.
  • Must have the ability and focus on results, organizational effectiveness, improvement and development.
  • Must possess proven leadership ability, sound judgment, effective verbal and written skills and the ability to resolve conflicts and balance competing priorities.
  • Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office Suite), and strong business administrative skills (i.e., report and letter writing, time management).


To Apply:

  • E-mail updated resume pertinent to Job Description in MS Word format to: ASAP.
  • 3 References (include name, title, direct, telephone number and e-mail address) are required after submission of resume.
  • Employer is EEO.


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