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Engineer, Quality Assurance

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Job ID: 60721
Department: Engineering
Location: Jersey City, NJ



Reporting to the Chief Quality Assurance, Quality Assurance Division and under the direct supervision of the Unit Manager, Construction Standards and Inspection Unit, the successful candidate will perform audits/inspections for Port Authority contracts and tenant construction projects; conduct audits/inspections during scheduled acceptance inspections and major tests to recommend the issuance of a Permit to Occupy or Use and Certificate of Completion for Chief Engineer’s signature; prepare Inspection Reports in a timely manner to identify non-conforming items and follows up for final disposition; audit field records, including Special Inspection Reports for Port Authority contracts. The selected candidate will be responsible for close-out process leading to the issuance of time sensitive documents. 


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

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering preferably in Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Electrical.
  • Five years of experience inspecting civil, Mechanical, and architectural work on variety of projects
  • Familiarity with various codes including IBC and NYC Building Code
  • Valid driver’s license is required.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Ability to effectively reach sound conclusion to recommend the issuance of sensitive legal documents
  • Proficiency and effectiveness in written and oral communication skills are essential as well as being physically fit to climb various types of structures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all level.
  • Self-motivated and experienced in working in a team environment
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, SAP

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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