Job ID: 60256
Department: Human Resources
Location: Various NY/NJ Locations
As a Watch Engineer you will lead and deliver projects for Port Authority facilities and grow your skills in a wide variety of duties involving the installation, maintenance, repairs and diagnosis of high/low-pressure heating and HVAC systems as well as fire protection life safety systems. Watch Engineers act as the Port Authority’s leaders for the safe and efficient operation of utility systems and auxiliary equipment and further our mission to provide best-in-class services to our patrons.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
The following licenses are required either at the time of appointment or within a specified time upon employment:
Applicants should refer to the following websites for further information on obtaining a CDL and medical clearance for CDL Licensing:
http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/drivertopics/cdl.htm OR https://dmv.ny.gov/org/get-cdl
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.
Starting Salary: $50.05 Pr Hr Watch Engineers are eligible for step increases up to an annual salary of $104,104 (subject to collective bargaining agreement).
Applicants under consideration will be contacted via email for testing.
Selected qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a written test that will measure the candidate's knowledge in areas such as:
Successful written-test candidates will be invited to participate in a hands-on practical exam that is designed to measure the candidate's knowledge, skills and ability in areas such as: working at heights; troubleshooting a rooftop furnace unit; installation of heating zones; creating a steel pipe & copper pipe loop; and central heating and refrigeration plant operation (e.g., four 50 million BTU hot water generators and four 2000-ton chiller units).
A $25 non-refundable/non-transferable testing fee payable by MasterCard, Visa or a pre-paid credit card is required for the written test. The testing fee will be waived for qualified active, reserve or veteran of the US Armed Forces or candidates receiving certain forms of public assistance who submit the required documentation.
Selected candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check and will be asked to provide copies of the required licenses for verification.
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.
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.