MTA New York City Transit
Management Fellowship Program
NYC Transit Subways is looking for talented, driven individuals to join the dynamic team that moves millions of New Yorkers each day. We are recruiting Fellows for a 3 year management trainee program which combines field-based and corporate training in the Signals or Track divisions of Subways. This program is designed to prepare Fellows for careers in transportation and operations management.
The Signals division with over 1,300 employees is divided into four sub-divisions, the Maintenance and Inspection Unit, The Signal Shop, New Technology Unit and the Asset Management and Operations Support Unit. The Maintenance and Inspection Unit performs maintenance and inspections of signal and switch equipment used; the New Technology Unit focuses on improving technological enhancements to upgrade the signal system and prepare for future needs; development of modern asset management systems is handled by the Signals Asset Management and Operations Support group.
The Track division is divided into three sub-divisions, Track Maintenance, Track Construction and Third Rail Maintenance. The maintenance divisions are responsible for the inspection and maintenance of over 812 track miles of subway, open-cut, and elevated structures, in addition to third rail appurtenances. Track Construction division performs out-of-face track renewals system- wide via a FTA/Locally funded $300+ million dollar Capital Track Construction Program. There are over 2,800 employees within the three track sub-divisions.
Applicants selected as Fellows will be assigned to either the Signals Division or Track Division. Through rotation of assignments, Fellows will learn Transit systems from the ‘ground’ up by working closely with employees in their respective divisions. Work assignments will provide diverse opportunities to build upon existing (or current) knowledge, skills and abilities, while learning how to manage a transportation agency. Assignments will include tours during nights, weekends, and some holidays.
Fellows will have the opportunity to develop and learn new skills to address issues within the largest public transportation system in North America. Each fellow will be assigned to a senior level manager who will act as a mentor. Upon successful completion of the program, Fellows may be considered for advancement into management positions at NYC Transit.
Rotation Description - Candidates will be assigned to only one division.
Signals Rotation Job Description:
Over the course of 33 months Fellows will participate in 16 rotations within the Signals Division starting with a 6- week training introduction course to gain familiarization with the Signals Division job functions and operations. In preparation for management positions, each Fellow will rotate through various Signals disciplines including Signal Maintenance, Capital Program Management and Capital Construction.
Track Rotation Description: Over the course of 33 months Fellows will have 15 rotations within the Track Division. An initial 6 week introduction training course will provide familiarization to operations of the Track Division. Each Fellow will have rotations through various Track disciplines including Track Construction, Power Maintainer Distribution, and Track Maintenance.
- Assistant Transit Management Analyst I: $51, 287 - $60,716
- Assistant Transit Management Analyst II: $59,549 - $66,322
- Master's degree from an accredited college in engineering, engineering technology, transportation planning, urban planning/studies, public administration, public policy, business administration, economics, architecture, mathematics, physics, computer science, finance, accounting, industrial psychology, human resources management, labor relations, operations research, security management or in a related area; and one year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the use of data relating to operational procedures, administrative systems, equipment and space utilization; or
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in one of the areas listed above; and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described above.
- An interest in emerging issues faced by a large urban rail system and public transportation agencies.
- Strong analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Knowledge of general electrical principles and practical application or background in construction management preferred for assignments in Signals Division
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.
How to Apply:
To apply, go to http://web.mta.info/mta/employment/, click on Job Postings, click on Agree, Select MTA NYC Transit and search for Assistant Transit Management Analyst I-II (Management Fellows), Job ID: 80383