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Staff Services Engineer, Quality Assurance

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Job ID: 30321
Department: Engineering
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


Reporting to the Assistant Chief Engineer, Quality Assurance Division and under the direct supervision of the Unit Manager, Construction Standards and Inspection Unit, the successful candidate will perform audits-inspection for Port Authority contracts and tenant construction projects; conduct audits also for scheduled acceptance inspection and major tests to recommend the issuance of a Permit to Occupy or Use and Certificate of Completion for Chief Engineer’s signature; prepare Inspections Report in a timely manner to identify non-conforming items and follows up for final disposition; audit field records, including Special Inspection Reports for Port Authority contracts. The selected candidate will be assigned to audit independently over 100 projects simultaneously. 


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Three years of experience, inspecting various types of fire protection systems and equipment including but not limited to fire pumps, sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire/smoke dampers, and special suppression systems.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Ability to effectively reach sound conclusion to recommend the issuance of sensitive legal documents
  • Proficiency and effectiveness in written and oral communication skills are essential as well as being physically fit to climb various types of structures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all level.
  • Self-motivated and experienced in working in a team environment
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, SAP
  • Working knowledge of New York City and New Jersey Building and Fire Codes as well as NFPA Standards.
  • NJ certification as a Fire Inspector, Fire Official, or Fire Sub-Code Official is desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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