Job Information

Title: Design Manager

First Date of Posting: 04/17/2018

Last Date of Filing: 05/08/2018

Authority: TA/OA

Department: Capital Program Management

Division: Various

Reports to: Program Manager

Work Location: 2 Broadway, Manhattan/As required

Hours of Work: As required


Hay Grade A

$104,507- $165,189


The Design Manager will be responsible for project planning, scope development, design, and design support during construction for all assigned capital projects in a program area in accordance with program standards and guidelines, as well as management of a Design team. This position may require significant interaction with the relevant operating departments.

Education and Experience

Either a valid New York State Professional Engineer's license or a valid New York State Registration as an Architect is required.

In addition, candidates must possess a Baccalaureate degree in Engineering or Architecture and at least ten (10) years of practical experience in an engineering/architectural field, with at least five (5) years of managerial/supervisory experience in design/ project engineering/architectural management.

Desired Skills

Knowledge of New York City Transit operations and practices.

In-depth knowledge of mass transit facilities.

In-depth knowledge of capital construction design and related procedures.

Superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Experience in management of a multidisciplinary design team.

Selection Method

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

All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. Discrepancies may lead to dismissal

Other Information

As an employee of NYC Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $97,448 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA New York City Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job ID: 92996

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Agency: New York City Transit

Department: Capital Program Management

Division: Capital Program Management

RC: Capital Program Management