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Senior Environmental Engineer

Job ID: 33504
Department: Engineering
Location: 4 World Trade Center


As a Senior Environmental Engineer, you will lead the environmental task from start to finish.  The Senior Environmental Engineer is responsible for developing the scope for assigned tasks and implementing plans to complete the work within an approved budget and schedule.  The Senior Engineer will be the lead technical representative of the Environmental Engineering Unit at both internal and external meetings. Reporting to a Principal Engineer, your responsibilities include: identifying Federal and State environmental permits required to complete new construction projects and identifying permits for facility operational needs, develop and implement plans and prepare reports for site investigations and remedial actions for submission to State Regulatory Agencies; and preparing design and construction cost estimates, developing technical specifications, notes and drawings in support of construction contracts.


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

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the aforementioned areas is required.
  • The individual must have demonstrated experience in State regulations and regulatory processes related to soil and groundwater investigations, remediation and storage tank requirements. 
  • The selected candidate must have demonstrated experience in performing the work related to the responsibilities of the Senior Engineer described above.
  • Applicants must provide a writing sample of an environmental investigation / remedial action report that they have independently prepared.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • A Professional Engineer’s license in NY and NJ is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead, manage, and prioritize multiple assignments
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and prioritize as 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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