Company: MTA, Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job ID: PS101868
Business Unit: Metro-North Railroad
Location: New York, NY, United States
Department: Technical Support Group
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2023
POSTING NO. : 101868
JOB TITLE : Technical Supervisor
DEPT/DIV : Technical Support Group
LOCATION : Manhattan - Midtown
Full/Part Time: Full
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Metro-North Railroad reserves the right to remove this posting
prior to the Application Deadline.
Salary: $ 79,548.00 - $ 104,407 .00
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 86.5 million customers, traveling in and out of New
York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan
Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is one of the
busiest commuter r ailroad s in the nation. MTA Metro-North
Railroad strives to provide a safe and reliable commute, excellent
customer service and rewarding opportunities to its employees.
This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to
various maintenance facilities to ensure the safety, reliability
and availability of the Metro-North Railroad rolling stock fleet.
Technical services include: Electrical, Mechanical and analytical
supports. This position is also responsible for supervising various
agreement technicians who provide technical assistance to shop
Provide troubleshooting & analytical skills for all types of
self-propelled EMU and coach equipment.
Ensure that all equipment released for service meets all Federal
regulations and standards set by Metro-North.
Supervise test train activities to qualify and evaluate equipment
Protect service of revenue equipment to ensure reliability and
Maintain documentation of repairs made to and defects found on
Instruct shop and field personnel in the troubleshooting and repair
Supervise non-agreement personnel and assist with administrative
Provide research and administrative support for the development and
implementation of PPM activities.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication
Excellent organizational and project management/planning
Excellent mechanical skills/abilities.
Must have sufficient technical competence to diagnose
electrical/electronic devices to the component level.
Working knowledge of micro-processor-based systems and applicable
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs.
Working knowledge of equipment maintenance operations, inspection
forms, and inspection procedures.
Working knowledge of test and diagnostic equipment.
Ability to work various shifts and locations as assigned to support
a 24-hours/ 7 days a week operation.
Will be on call and respond to emergencies as required.
Valid driver's license.
Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
Demonstrated equivalent experience, education and/or technical
credentials to include two (2) additional years of related
experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in repairing/diagnosing
electric EMU and/or Coach equipment.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working on air brakes and
This is a federally regulated position subject to both
pre-employment and continuous random toxicological screening.
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 $108,638.00 or if you hold a position designated as
a policy maker.
Employees driving company vehicles must complete defensive driver
training once every three years for current MNR drivers; or within
180 days of hire or transfer for an employee entering an authorized
Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all
qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the
position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a
position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the
minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable,
successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a
background investigation (including but not limited to, employment,
education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal 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. Failure to pass any step within the
hiring process will result in the disqualification of your
Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North
employees must be in active service to be eligible for
consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside
of their present craft are required to have worked in your current
union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline
to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed
the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job
training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal
Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to
another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in
your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in
your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the
Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation
(including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal
history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation,
which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
If interested, please apply online at www.mta.info
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking
on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS HOME page or the
JOB DESCRIPTION page.
For instructions on completing the online application, go to the
MTA intranet site and click on the PeopleSoft Information
hyperlink. From there select the User Guides hyperlink to gain
access to the "Viewing/Applying for Jobs On l ine" guide under the
Recruiting section of the page.
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
MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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