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Sr. Environmental Engineer

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Job ID: 60464
Department: Engineering
Location: New York, NY



As a Senior Environmental Engineer, you will lead the environmental task from start to finish.  The Senior Environmental Engineer is responsible for developing the scope for assigned tasks and implementing plans to complete the work within an approved budget and schedule.  The Senior Engineer will be the lead technical representative of the Environmental Engineering Unit at both internal and external meetings. Reporting to a Principal Engineer, your responsibilities include: identifying Federal and State environmental permits and design requirements for construction projects related to transportation facilities and waterfront developments, knowledge of environmental compliance requirements for facility operational needs, develop and implement plans and prepare reports for Phase I & II  investigations, develop remedial actions alternatives and corrective action plans for submission to State Regulatory Agencies, preparing design and construction cost estimates, developing technical specifications, and contract drawings for publicly advertised  construction projects. 


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

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related Science from an accredited university or college 
  • The individual must have comprehensive knowledge of both New York and New Jersey State environmental regulations and regulatory processes related to support the responsibilities of a Senior Environmental Engineer  
  • The selected candidate must have demonstrated experience in performing the work related to the responsibilities of the Senior Engineer described above.
  • Applicants must provide a writing sample of an environmental investigation / remedial action report that they have independently prepared.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the aforementioned areas is required. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile: 

  • A Professional Engineer’s license in NY and/or NJ.
  • Experience designing asbestos abatement projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lead, manage, and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and prioritize as required. 


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a 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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