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Senior Engineer, Quality Assurance - Structural Integrity

Job ID: 61589
Department: Engineering
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Description

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Division,Manager of Structural Integrityand under the direct supervision of the Assistant ManagerofStructural Integrity, theselected candidate will serve as a Task Leader on multiple projects. As a Task Leader, thesuccessful 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 and biennial bridgeand tunnelinspection reports;reviewcondition surveyproposals, prepare condition survey cost estimates,maintain and update the database for condition survey reports, immediate actions and priority repairs.On occasion, the selected candidate may need to attendnighttime or weekend-scheduled inspectionsasneeded.

Qualifications:

  • Abachelorsdegree in Structuralor Civil Engineeringfrom an accredited college or university.
  • Fiveor moreyears of specific condition inspectionand designexperienceof various types of structures.
  • Ability to assess inspection findings, effectively reach a sound conclusion and recommend repairs.
  • Experience in bridge and/or building repair design.
  • Ability to climb various types of structures.
  • Familiarity with New YorkState,New Jersey stateand FHWArequirements for biennial inspection of bridgesand tunnelsand familiarity with various other codes including AASHTO specifications.
  • Possess valid driverslicense.
  • Ability to be on call to respond to emergency structural situations.
  • Proficiency and effectiveness in written and oral communication skills are essential.

Desired:

  • Professional Engineering license in NY and/or NJ State
  • 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 )
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • 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 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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