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Senior Construction Engineer

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Job ID: 32499
Department: Engineering
Location: LaGuardia Airport

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Engineer of Construction and under the direct supervision of the respective Senior Resident Engineer and/or Resident Engineer, the Senior Engineer, also referred to as the Assistant Resident Engineer, should be fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter or functional area of assignments.  This includes planning and conducting work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation/modification of standard methods, techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Devises and defines new solutions to problems encountered.  Independently performs most assignments with instruction only regarding general expected results.  Receives technical guidance for unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval of proposed project plans.  Supervises assigned engineers, inspector’s, consultants and administrative staff on a project basis.  Will act as a Lead Engineer Architect (LEA) on numerous Stage IV assignments.

Additional Information:

This position will be initially located at the Resident Engineer’s Office for LaGuardia Airport in Queens, NY but can be relocated to any other PA Facility within the Port District depending on CMD workload demands.

Applicant will be required to be fingerprinted and must be able to pass a background check and obtain a SIDA card per this Facility’s security requirement.

Qualifications

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

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or Architecture from an accredited college or university
  • Eight (8) or more years functioning as Engineer or related experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Registered Professional Engineer or registered Architect in New York or New Jersey and/or Certified Construction Manager certification (CCM).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of Construction Management strategies, processes and procedures; especially in aeronautical, terminal and roadway construction.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills as evidenced from experience in managing and settling contractor disputes.
  • Demonstrated experience of monitoring actual expenditures and schedules against budgets and forecasts.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and coordinating construction projects at active facilities.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team of consultants.

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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

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