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Logistics Planning Project Manager

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Job ID: 30451
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


PATH has an ambitious 10-year Capital Plan valued at $3.3 billion.  To successfully execute and implement more than 100 capital projects and at the same time maintain a safe and reliable operating railroad that provides Trans-Hudson transit service to over 80 million passengers annually.  PATH has embarked on the development of a Master Schedule.  The Master Schedule, which incorporates all operations and maintenance routines, state of good repair and capital improvement projects, and Sandy recovery and resiliency projects, is a tool to assist management with making key decisions on optimizing the use of PATH resources - finance, manpower, track rights and equipment.  The Logistics Rail Planning Group under the Directors Office is responsible for the development, management and oversight of the Master Schedule. 

The Logistics Planning Project Manager, under the supervision of the Manager of Logistics and Rail Planning, is essential to the success of the Master Schedule.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and coordinate monthly meetings for track rights utilization of work on PATH tracks; Supporting the Weekly Track Rights utilization meeting, including preparing and updating PATH’s Power Section Database, and enforcing policies on Power Removal and Sharing of Track Rights
  • Conduct daily reviews of work against plan for both maintenance and capital project work; acquire all relevant data regarding work progress, including field audits, inspection reports, statements of completion, etc., and report findings to PATH upper management
  • Provide early identification of problems so that resources can be shifted to other work as appropriate; if needed, conduct audits of field work to assess production rates and estimate forecasts for completion
  • Conduct monthly meetings to gather data and update the Master Schedule, coordinate with PATH facility force staff and Capital Project Management Division (CPMD) project managers to ensure project related conflicts are addressed in a timely matter
  • Assist the Manager in Resource Analysis and Master Schedule Reporting updates, and the development of master schedule updates
  • Manage and administer ad-hoc Task Orders through the departments CPMD Logistics Planning Call-In Program; prepare presentations of Task Order reports and findings to upper and executive management
  • Assist in ad-hoc analysis requests, (such as alternative transportation and outage(s) impact) as needed



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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in coordinating construction or maintenance work, logistic planning, or construction management and inspection


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Prior experience working on an FRA regulated railroad (Desired)
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills; strong proficiency in Excel; proficient in Primavera P6
  • Enthusiasm and ability to take initiative to resolve issues and problems and recognize when it’s necessary to elevate the issue to upper management
  • Ability to interact with different cross section of PATH’s work force including represented and non-represented staff
  • Eagerness to continue improving and increasing the efficiency of workflow and optimizing the Master Schedule by implementing changes as necessary
  • Ability to prioritize workload and be flexible to changes in organizational priorities

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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