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Exam Schedule for MTA Jobs

Updated Feb 1, 2023
See the schedule of upcoming examinations for jobs at the MTA.

IMPORTANT:

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If you need assistance submitting an exam application online, please refer to the online application guide. If you encounter problems submitting an exam fee payment online, please refer to the online payment tutorial. For issues submitting an application, contact the MTA Business Center at bscservice@mtabsc.org.

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Please click on an exam’s title below during the application period to view the Notice of Examination (NOE), which contains key details, including:

  • Requirements to complete the exam
  • Application instructions
  • Expected test dates
  • Other exam-specific test information

Please note: When the first day of the application period for an exam occurs on a Saturday or Sunday, the application period may open on the preceding Friday.

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Email us at examsunit@nyct.com with the subject line "CONTACT INFO UPDATE". If you are a Transit Employee, you should also submit the request to the BSC via the Employee Portal at www.mymta.info.

If you are on an established Civil Service list, you must also keep your contact information current with NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) via email at oasys@dcas.nyc.gov. You may miss a chance for appointment or promotion if DCAS does not have your correct contact information or SSN. For more information, please refer to the Special Circumstances guide.

Current open applications

Promotion to Line Supervisor (Plant & Equipment)

Assignment to Plant and Equipment Maintainer

Assignment to Plant and Equipment Maintainer (Plumbing)

Plant and Equipment Maintainer (Plumbing), Open Competitive

Plant and Equipment Maintainer, Open Competitive

Upcoming exam schedule

Agency

Exam

Exam Title

Exam Type

Application Period

MAB

3107

P/E Maintainer

OC

02/01/2023-03/15/2023

MAB

3108

P/E Maintainer (Plumber)

OC

02/01/2023-03/15/2023

NYT

3624

Track Equipment Maintainer (Heavy Duty)

OC

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3623

Structure Maintainer- Group A(Carpenter)

OC

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3718

Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainer

Pro

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3625

Transit Electrical Helper

OC

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3712

Car Appearance Supervisor

Pro

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3714

Car Maintainer- Group B (Machinist)

Pro

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3716

Electronic Equipment Maintainer

Pro

03/01/2023-04/15/2023

NYT

3618

Heating and Air Conditioning Maintainer

OC

04/01/2023-05/15/2023

NYT

3616

Electronic Equipment Maintainer

OC

04/01/2023-05/15/2023

NYT

3614

Car Maintainer – Group B (Machinist)

OC

04/01/2023-05/15/2023

NYT

3725

Ventilation and Drainage Maintainer

Pro

04/01/2023-05/15/2023

NYT

3713

Car Inspector (Subway Mechanic)

Pro

04/01/2023-05/15/2023

NYT

3724

Signal Maintainer

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3723

Power Electronic Maintainer

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3722

Maintenance Supervisor (Structures - Group E - Plumbing)

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3626

Ventilation and Drainage Maintainer

OC

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3715

Conductor

Pro

05/01/2023-05/20/2023

NYT

3613

Car Inspector (Subway Car Mechanic)

OC

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3717

Elevator and Escalator Maintainer

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3719

Maintainer's Helper - Group B

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3720

Maintenance Supervisor (Signals)

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3721

Maintenance Supervisor (Structures - Group B - Masonry)

Pro

05/01/2023-06/15/2023

NYT

3621

Railroad Stock Worker*

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3619

Maintainer's Helper - Group B

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3620

Power Electronic Maintainer

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3622

Signal Maintainer

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3612

Associate Cashier

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3711

Bus Maintainer - Group B

Pro

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

MAB

3214

Bus Maintainer Chassis

Pro

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

MTB

3404

Bus Maintainer Chassis

Pro

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

NYT

3615

Conductor

OC

06/01/2023-06/21/2023

NYT

3617

Elevator and Escalator Maintainer

OC

06/01/2023-07/15/2023

This schedule is subject to change.