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Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Asset Management & Maintenance

Job ID: 38104
Department: Engineering
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns and manages infrastructure supporting five lines of transportation business and over 20 facilities throughout the bi-state area that include the Airports, PATH System, Tunnels, Bridges, Terminals, Maritime Ports, and the World Trade Center.  The average annual expenditures for these line businesses exceed $1.3 billion per year in capital investments and $450 million in maintenance expenses (excluding utilities).

The Agency’s vision for Enterprise Asset Management is to proactively manage assets throughout their lifecycle to ensure their availability for prescribed use, consistent with prevailing best practices, as promoted by the International Standards Organization under ISO 55000.

Under the direction of the Chief of Enterprise Asset Management, the Senior Program Manager of Enterprise Asset Management and Maintenance will serve as the single point of contact for all Line Departments and Staff Departments, with primary responsibility for the Authority's implementation of the Enterprise Asset Management Program.  This includes the coordination, prioritization, planning, and execution of the maintenance management, asset identification, and asset condition assessment as well as the integration of multiple maintenance management information systems, primarily comprised of Maximo and Asset Works, into an agency-wide Enterprise Asset Management system to replace the existing systems and environments.  This position requires knowledge, experience, and leadership ability to provide the coordination and the integration of complex information systems and maintenance management policies, procedures, and methods.

The selected individual will work with diverse groups of line and staff department personnel, contractors, and tenants to analyze and deliver the Asset Management System, utilizing industry best practices.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develops maintenance and operational improvements to agency fixed assets through the delivery of strategies, policies, procedures, and tools. * Reviews current “as-is” processes for execution of asset management processes throughout all lines of business, and “to-be” processes, which will be implemented as part of the new Asset Management System, as well as development of a gap analysis of these processes and a plan to migrate to the “to-be” processes.
  • Leads several multi-departmental work teams throughout the agency in studies and tasks necessary to successfully implement the Asset Management System.
  • Develops programs that systematically improve the effectiveness of facility maintenance and related operations programs.
  • Implements policies that align and clarify line and staff department roles and responsibilities with agency priorities for fixed asset management.
  • Owns the business processes for maintenance and infrastructure management, which includes the implementation of contemporary enterprise-wide solutions that will deliver intradepartmental visibility, support prescribed resource alignment, and facilitate agency-wide coordination.
  • Standardizes processes and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance and industry standard operation and maintenance programs.
  • Effectively allocates resources by identifying resource deficiencies and closing resource gaps.
  • Develops and implements executive dashboards and performance metrics that quantify the status of fixed assets.
  • Interfaces with and supports agency similar enterprise-wide efforts through the application of enterprise asset management and facility operations and maintenance principles.
  • Develops and oversees Line Department, Procurement, and Engineering activities supporting infrastructure and maintenance management principles.
  • Support line departments with asset investment planning, including but not limited to asset lifecycle cost analysis, deterioration modeling and constrained budget planning and analysis.
  • Oversees programs utilizing consultants and contractors that deliver expert knowledge in current operations and maintenance practices.
  • Cultivates working relationships with peers in Line Departments, sister agencies, and the private sector.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Infrastructure Management, Industrial Engineering, Operational Analysis, Business Management, Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, or other related area.  Substantial professional experience in the field of Asset Management may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least eight (8) years of facility management, project management, and/or construction management experience involving infrastructure projects with specific emphasis on one or more of the following: project execution, commissioning, scheduling, budgeting, logistics, and cost control; the management of large, diverse groups of organized labor; and the application of business systems to achieve operational objectives.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience in the procurement of goods and services through such methods as RFQs, RFPs, RFIs, Purchase Orders, Emergency Orders, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures related to operations, maintenance, project management, contract management, major works, and capital project authorization process.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in GIS/EAM integration and Geospatial Information Technology in general
  • Superior oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong managerial skills in order to provide requisite oversight and support for technical efforts provided by Engineering Department and/or Consultant services.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to become a member of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM).
  • Proficiency with MS 360 Suite and Dashboard planning and development.

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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

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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