MTA Metro-North Technical Supervisor Position

MTA Metro-North is seeking a Technical Supervisor.  This is a full-time, permanent position with an annual salary range of $77,990.00 to $116,985.00.

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 personnel.


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 performance.

Protect service of revenue equipment to ensure reliability and performance standards.

Maintain documentation of repairs made to and defects found on equipment.

Instruct shop and field personnel in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment.

Supervise non-agreement personnel and assist with administrative activities.

Provide research and administrative support for the development and implementation of PPM activities.


Required qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Excellent organizational and project management/planning skills.

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 diagnostic software/applications.

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.


Required education/experience:

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 related systems.


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