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Senior Engineer, Structural Integrity

Job ID: 60421
Department: Tunnels, Bridges & Terminals
Location: 4 World Trade Center



Reporting to the Manager of the Structural Integrity Unit for the Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals Department (TB&T), the selected candidate will assist in managing and implementing TB&T's Structural Integrity Program.  The program covers but is not limited to implementation of immediate repairs, review and prioritization of Facility Structural Inspection Routines, coordination of cyclical inspections, tracking all priority repairs to completion, coordination of immediate response during structural emergencies, approval process for overload vehicle crossings, develop budgets and monitor expenditures, develop and manage engineering studies,  provide technical assistance to facility maintenance staff, recommend and develop scope of work for new projects as required, etc. 

 Specific responsibilities include:

  • Review facility inspection routines and prioritize repair recommendations. Initiate, coordinate and perform regular field inspections as required.
  • Maintain a log of all facility inspection routines. Prepare quarterly and annual status reports.
  • Tracking and monitoring facility structural safety repairs through computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) programs, e.g. Agency’s MAXIMO, and excel sheets.
  • Review of all "Safety" & "Routine" repair items from the latest QAD Inspections and make recommendations for items to be incorporated into AMMP and Capital Projects.
  • Assist manager in managing Quality Assurance Division’s cyclical inspection program. The inspection program includes inspection of bridges, tunnels, buildings, sign and lighting structures etc.
  • Participate in field inspections and meetings at various TB&T facilities on a regular basis.
  • Assist manager in approval process for passage of overweight vehicles, across TB&T Facilities.
  • Assist manager in preparing and managing Structural Integrity Budget and Unit 594’s Budget.
  • Assist manager in preparing and managing Right of Entry Agreements.
  • Respond to structural emergencies and coordinate implementation of immediate repairs as required.



  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • 10 years of experience in structural engineering design, construction and/or condition assessment of buildings, bridges and tunnels.



The ideal candidate will present the following qualifications profile:

  • Professional Engineer License in the State of New York or New Jersey.
  • Knowledge of Port Authority policies and procedures, including those related to structural integrity and maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of TB&T facilities and operations, including Traffic Rules and Regulations for over-weight vehicles
  • Strong general computer skills, e.g. Microsoft office.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) programs, e.g. Agency’s Maximo, other.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing budgets or cost estimates and applying knowledge of financial guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and employ problem-solving approaches that are sensitive to organizational, community and customer concerns
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, conflict management and teambuilding skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse staff, employee groups and outside organizations.


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.

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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