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Dep. Superintendents, Jobs With NYC Transit Start at $71,592

Elevators & Escalators Unit in Subways; Need Management Experience

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New York City Transit has openings for Deputy Superintendents, Elevators & Escalators.

The salary range starts at $71,592.

Incumbents are responsible for managing maintenance, inspection and repair operations, including emergency response, for elevator and escalator equipment installed in stations and buildings in one of four zones that encompass New York City Transit.

The duties include, but are not limited to: ensuring safe and efficient implementation of the unit’s maintenance and repair plans; the prompt response to customer accidents and entrapments during off-tour; the management of off-tour operations within assigned zones, including planning, labor relations, human resources, material, management and safety.

Additional duties include meeting operational requirements for availability, reliability and safety.

Selected candidates must be prepared to react/respond to emergencies and other critical occurrences, 24 hours/7 days a week.


Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in electrical or mechanical engineering, and five years of full-time related experience, of which two years must have been in a managerial/supervisory capacity;  or a satisfactory combination of education and experience.

They must also have a thorough knowledge of electro-mechanical equipment repair, knowledge of project management and maintenance management techniques, NYCT budget practices, material procurement procedures, other subway divisions, safety rules and labor contracts.

They must also possess the ability to solve complex maintenance problems and to effectively allocate and manage maintenance resources throughout an assigned area within the subway system.

Candidates will be selected following an evaluation of education, skills, experience and an interview. All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. 

Employees of MTA-NYC Transit may be required to complete annual financial disclosure statements with the state if the position earns more than $97,448 per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.


Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the ‘APPLY NOW’ button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page available through

The job ID number is 91054.

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