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Project Manager

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Job ID: 60328
Department: Port
Location: New York, NY



Reporting to the Program Manager, Infrastructure and Capital, this position is responsible for formulation, management, and implementation of Port Department Capital Plan programs that relate to the planning, development, and expansion of PA marine terminals, intermodal facilities, and state-of-good-repair (SGR) infrastructure projects in order to support regional maritime operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning and directing the implementation of various elements of the Capital Plan and Capital Major Work Program (CMWP); coordinating with Engineering Department staff, terminal operators, and tenants on the implementation of related projects; coordinating with Port Department project managers and the Engineering Department staff on developing, monitoring, updating and approving changes to forecasted project costs, schedules and scope requirements; developing and coordinating Engineering and Port Department meetings with implementation issues for proposed projects; serving as a liaison with external agencies and business partners on project planning and implementation issues; negotiating terms of third party agreements; and managing the project authorization process, third party agreements, contract awards and other actions to advance projects.

Candidate is expected to travel to Port facilities as required to attend coordination meeting with facility staff, terminal operators, tenants, and external stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Project Management or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in managing capital, port development, or facility construction projects
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security



The ideal candidate will present the following profile:

  • Proven ability to manage a portfolio of work through the utilization of programmatic and strategic approaches
  • Demonstrated experience in large scale budget management
  • Demonstrated experience with presentations and tenant interaction
  • Demonstrated experience providing superior customer service
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills and abilities
  • Advanced skill and technical expertise in project planning and development, site development, building design and construction
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of governmental regulations
  • Working knowledge of Construction Standards and Industry Codes
  • Thorough knowledge of PA contract bidding and award procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage many projects simultaneously and effectively utilize available resources to achieve complex goals
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action, and be innovative and decisive
  • Professional Engineer or Architect’s License in New York or New Jersey
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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.

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