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Asset Investment Planning Manager

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Job ID: 61196
Department: Engineering
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


The Agency’s vision for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is to proactively manage assets throughout their lifecycle to ensure their availability for prescribed use, consistent with prevailing best practices, as promoted by the International Standards Organization under ISO 55000.

Under the direction of EAM Division Leadership and the Senior Program Manager of Asset Investments, the Asset Investment Planning (AIP) Manager will lead development and deployment of a governed decision framework for asset investment prioritization. The AIP Manager will be a change agent that brings together historically siloed business functions and technologies for more integrated investment portfolio development.

This position requires cross-functional leadership skills and asset management expertise to update existing AIP and state of good repair processes to incorporate EAM Program data streams, analytics, and best practices. The selected individual will work with diverse groups of line department, engineering, and financial personnel to build consistent, data-driven AIP processes and tools at the Port Authority.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead collaborative work team(s) responsible for the development of a governed decision framework and processes for asset investment planning and prioritization.
  • Coordinate with analysts and/or future reliability engineers to develop and conduct analyses per the established decision framework, such as:
    • Developing models that incorporate key inputs in AIP, including risk.
    • Documenting and maintaining approved model assumptions, including asset useful life and condition forecasting.
    • Calculating ROI of prioritized investments derived from the new decision framework.
    • Estimating asset replacement and treatment costs.
    • Defining asset life cycle analytics and triggers for repair, replacement, and rehabilitation treatment.
  • Project manage task order(s) that augment EAM Program staff in activities such as: AIP gap analyses, AIP process development, model development, training, etc.
  • Serve as AIP subject matter expert, assisting the EAM Implementation Team in the development of business and technical requirements for future AIP solutions.
  • Monitor and drive continuous improvement within deployed AIP framework, processes, and models.
  • Educate Port Authority stakeholders on the value of integrated asset investment planning and subsequent updates to existing AIP processes.



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

Bachelor's Degree in Infrastructure Management, Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Data Science, or other related area. In lieu of the above, substantial professional experience for 15 years in the field of Asset Management may be considered.

Valid Driver’s license.



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Professional License and industry certifications preferred in any related fields or management.
  • Demonstrated ability in project management.
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, asset life cycle management and asset investment planning
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the preparation of Asset Management Plans, which include asset condition and criticality to support decision making and inform short-term, long-term and capital planning budgets.   
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, data analytics and modeling.
  • Knowledge of IBM Maximo
  • Proven problem-solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Superior oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects in dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated managerial and soft skills in working with diverse groups of cross-functional personnel.

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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