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Engineer - Vertical Transportation

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Job ID: 60888
Department: Engineering
Location: Jersey City, NJ



Reporting to the Chief of Quality Assurance and the Construction Inspection Unit Manager, the successful candidate performs inspections of the Vertical Transportation (VT) systems (Elevators, Escalators, Moving Walks, Dumbwaiters and Material Lefts); performs acceptance inspections and life safety tests for new construction; performs annual inspections for existing equipment in accordance with the applicable codes to ensure safety.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Performs acceptance inspections of the newly installed VT systems in accordance with the approved design documents and applicable codes.
  • Performs annual inspections of the existing VT systems in accordance with the applicable codes to ensure that each system can remain in service safely.
  • Prepares inspection reports documenting non-conforming items and follow through for final disposition.
  • Recommends the issuance of the Certificate of Completion and a Permit to Occupy or Use


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

  • Four years of experience responsible for inspection and testing of VT systems
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and maintain effective working relationship with peers and all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to reach sound judgment effectively.
  • Valid Driver’s license 


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • QEI Certification
  • Professional Engineering License in NY & NJ
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering


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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