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Senior Engineer, Quality Assurance Division – Structural Integrity Unit

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Job ID: 60756
Department: Engineering
Location: 2 Montgomery Street



Reporting to the Chief of Quality Assurance Division, the Manager, Structural Integrity and under the direct supervision of the Assistant Manager, Structural Integrity, the successful candidate will respond to and evaluate immediate structural deficiencies at all Port Authority facilities; audit consultants performing facility condition surveys and biennial inspection of bridges; perform technical reviews of condition survey reports, biennial bridge and tunnel inspection reports; review condition survey proposals, prepare condition survey cost estimates, maintain and update the database for condition survey reports, immediate actions and priority repairs. The selected candidate will be handling multiple projects independently as a Task Leader.  Attendance during nighttime or weekend-scheduled inspection is required.


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

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Six or more years of specific condition inspection experience.
  • Familiarity with New York and New Jersey states requirements for biennial inspection of bridges, FHWA/New York/New Jersey requirements for tunnel inspection and familiarity with various other codes including AASHTO specifications.
  • Ability to lead an inspection team for Condition Inspections of various types of structures.
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7 to respond to emergency structural situations.
  • Possess valid driver’s license.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Ten or more years’ experience in structural engineering or civil engineering including participation in the inspection, construction or design of various types of structures with Six or more years of specific condition inspection experience.
  • Ability to assess inspection findings, effectively reach a sound conclusion and recommend repairs.
  • Proficiency and effectiveness in written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Be physically fit to climb various types of structures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • Professional Engineering license.
  • Completion of Bridge Inspection Training Courses: NHI 130055 (Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges), NHI 130053 Bridge Inspection Refresher
  • Completion of Tunnel Inspection Training Course: NHI Course No. 130110 (Tunnel Safety Inspection )
  • Familiarity with NYSDOT Flagging procedure and BDIS, and NJDOT COMBIS.
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Office, AUTOCAD, etc.

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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