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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Plumbing/Fire Protection)

Job ID: 41077
Department: Engineering
Location: 4 World Trade Center


As a Senior Mechanical Engineer (Plumbing/Fire Protection) in the Engineering/Architecture Design Division of the Engineering Department, you will be reporting to a Principal Mechanical Engineer (Plumbing/Fire Protection) and be responsible for performing the plumbing and fire protection systems design for buildings and structures at various Port Authority facilities. Responsibilities also include the preparation of mechanical engineering (Plumbing/Fire Protection)  studies, contract drawings, technical specifications, and construction cost estimates; evaluate project scopes, develop design criteria, budgets for design services, and design schedules; audit mechanical engineering (Plumbing/Fire Protection) designs performed by consultants; provide technical advice and assistance to facility and other Port Authority personnel; lead project teams in the preparation of mechanical engineering (Plumbing/Fire Protection) designs including preparation of request for proposals (RFP), design coordination, status reporting, schedule reporting, budget reporting, and brief senior staff. 


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Fire Protection Engineering
  • Minimum of seven (7) years diversified experience in the design of plumbing and fire protection systems for commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Working knowledge of New York State, New York City and New Jersey State Building, Plumbing, and Fire codes and environmental regulations.
  • Direct experience in the preparation of contract drawings, technical specifications, and detailed construction cost estimates.
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proficiency and effectiveness in written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and handling simultaneous projects and complex tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of New York or New Jersey
  • LEED Certification

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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