Job ID: 37991
Location: 4 World Trade Center
Reporting to the Chief of Design, the successful candidate assists the Chief of Design in the oversight of the division’s employees, and assists with budget preparation, budget control, staff recruitment, training, professional development, promotions, salary administration, succession planning, performance management, and updating division’s procedural manuals and business continuity plans; assists with directing and managing of design professional services for Port Authority capital and operating projects, contributing to problem solving to achieve improved results in projects, ensuring technical coordination occurs between the engineering and architectural disciplines, and that quality assurance documentation is completed on all projects; actively engages in internal and external professional development opportunities and industry organizations; and fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
The successful candidate will assist with the reorganization of Contracts, the group led by the Chief Contract Engineer. A reorganization is planned to accommodate an increasing workload of contract book preparation related to the capital and operating programs and to support continuance of standardization and knowledge sharing on best practices, technical research and content for specifications.
The Deputy Chief of Design assists the Chief of Design who oversees the consultant program for design services. The program involves public workshops, professional and technical questionnaire criteria, Request for Proposal selection and evaluation processes, the awarding of call-in task orders under the Chief Engineer’s authority, quality control and quality assurance standards, consultant performance evaluations, and meeting M/WBE program goals.
The Deputy Chief of Design directly supervises the Chief Contracts Engineer, Chief of Resiliency and Sustainable Design, Manager for the Division’s Professional Service and Project Administration Group, and a Manager of Design team.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
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
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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.