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Staff Airport Engineer, EWR

Job ID: 61658
Department: Aviation
Location: Newark, NJ



Reporting to/under the supervision of the Program Manager, Tenant Construction and Alteration

Ensures all tenant leasehold modifications are performed consistent with the established Tenant.

Serves as the initial point of contact for a Tenant contemplating any construction, alteration or maintenance work on or within their leased premises or space at a PA facility; ensuring a Tenant receives all available leasehold and facility information; providing orientation to all new tenants; maintaining a schedule of activity and tracking current status of all Tenant Alteration or Minor Works Applications.

Maintains integrity of Tenant Construction and Alteration Process (TCAP) and delivery projects within the Metrics setup by the Central TCAP office including but not limited to:

  • Review Drawings and Supporting Documents to check for completion.
  • Transmit Electronic Drawings through E-Builder
  • Prepare Transmittals
  • Record comments in an excel spread sheet.
  • Demonstrates proficiency responding to and dealing with time sensitive jobs.
  • Archive Drawings and supporting documents.
  • Prepare Correspondence
  • Drafting Reports
  • Assist the TCAP Program Manager
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet tight deadlines.
  • Act as a TCAP Program Manager in their absence.
  • Customer Service
  • Track response times for submission.

Tracks all pertinent information regarding TAA, including but not limited to, chairing project kickoff meeting with Tenant and their Architect / Engineer of Record, facilitating meeting between Quality Assurance Design Standards Unit and Tenant A/EOR to resolve Rider comments, follow up both internal and externally with appropriate parties to assure that next step items are meeting deadlines.

Works closely with EWR Resident Engineers Office (REO) staff to assure that TAA get Final Permit of Occupancy or Use.


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management, in lieu of degree, 5 years of experience in inspection design and/ or construction.
  • A minimum of two years hands on experience in project management, design, inspection and/or construction.
  • Ability to work independently, assume leadership and make decisions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management principals.
  • Knowledge of contract administration and the principles, methods and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating and managing projects and resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NJ Building Code requirements, construction standards, Tenant Construction Review Manual, Tenant Alteration Manual, and other applicable Engineering Design codes.
  • Experience interacting with engineers, maintenance staff, operations staff personnel and other stakeholders effected by work.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.


  • Experience working in high dynamic environments.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently utilizing limited available resources to achieve complex goals.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, E-builder, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in aviation and/or facilities design and operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills, including experience interacting effectively with all levels of internal staff, Architect/ Engineer of record, tenants, and contractors.

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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