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Senior System Administrator - VAMMS

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Job ID: 30607
Department: Rail Transit
Location: PATH


Under the direct supervision of the Manager, VAMMS, the incumbent is responsible for overseeing the assets within the Power Signal & Communications Division.  As the first level of asset management resource, the incumbent will directly train and assist field staff in using VAMMS on kiosks and tablets. Assist supervisors with the generation and of reports and key performance indicators.  Data will include but not be limited to current and historic asset conditions, deployments, repairs, locations, sub-assemblies (component parts), associations with specific corrective/preventative maintenance, service requests and capital projects.   The incumbent will ensure accuracy, integrity and security of data, materials and maintenance in order that inspections and maintenance procedures may be scheduled and performed.  In addition, develop new preventative maintenance and overhaul programs on PATH building and equipment assets including rolling stock.  In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the supervision of data clerks with respect to their duties associated with VAMMS.
The incumbent should have vast knowledge of PATH/PA maintenance procedures, FRA and FTA regulations.



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

  • Associates Degree in Management Technology or related field, or 7 years’ experience in progressively responsible equipment inspection, repair and overhaul work. 
  • A minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience is required.
  • Thorough demonstrated knowledge of computer operations including SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Must be able to work in “field” conditions and qualify to obtain an on track safety certification.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Technical Degree in IT or Microsoft certification MOS Excel / Access.
  • In depth knowledge of Rail Transit equipment and maintenance procedures.
  • In depth knowledge of FRA and OSHA policies and procedures.
  • Well-versed in PATH’s operational equipment, processes, and extensive knowledge of database management.

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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