MTA Project Controls Engineer in Manhattan, New York

Application Deadline

August 14, 2017

Metro-North Railroad has the right to remove this posting prior to the application deadline.

Compensation

Grade F $72,082 - $89,857

Opening

MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.

Position Objective

Assist with all aspects of the Project Controls & Quality Assurance Group with regard to scheduling, estimating and project performance reports.

Responsibilities

This position in the Project Controls & Quality Assurance group will be assigned diverse tasks which shall include but are not limited to:

Review and provide feedback on construction/design critical path method (CPM) schedules and bar charts.

Review monthly technical reports, through the Project Status Reporting system, to ensure accurate information, working with Capital project managers in the process.

Assist with the preparation and review of estimates for in-house designs, third party designs, and change orders. Assist with the development and maintenance of historical database of costs, bidding data, track industry trends, and set-up cost standards for items of work unique to the railroad.

Attend periodic design and construction meetings and field visits at various project locations for input on construction progress and/or development of estimates.

Assist with training interns/Associate Engineers to ensure rapid integration into the group and encourage growth.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of construction techniques, procedures and standards.

Knowledge of schedule controls at all phases of a project cycle.

Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Good organization skills with attention to detail.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and/or comparable PC applications.

Ability to interact with internal/external customers/contractors.

Basic understanding of engineering principles.

Ability to learn and apply new technology.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to work on competing priorities.

Required Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in construction or engineering projects (or successful completion of the Metro-North Railroad Associate Engineer Program).

Minimum of three (3) years of experience managing staff, projects, and/or processes (or successful completion of the Metro-North Railroad Associate Engineer Program).

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation and/or a related field.

Other Information

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicological testing.

Selection Criteria

To be selected for a position, an applicant must: (1) meet the minimum requirements in the job posting, (2) pass a written examination (if applicable), (3) satisfy a background investigation (which includes credit, if applicable), and (4) pass an oral interview, during which the interviewers will further evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. Because the selection process is competitive, not all qualified applicants are granted an interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing.

For applicants who are current employees, you must be in active service and have worked in your present position for at least one (1) year to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, plus on-the-job training, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.) in order to be eligible to transfer. If you are transferred, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present occupation. In addition, Metro-North employees are subjected to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation of their safety and discipline records and their performance assessments.

As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $91,821.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info.

How To Apply

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MTA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Title: Project Controls Engineer

Location: Manhattan - Midtown

Job ID: 90519

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Agency: Metro-North Railroad

Department: Sr Director Capital Programs

Division: Capital Programs-Cap Engineer