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Construction Standards Supervising Structural Engineer

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Job ID: 61707
Department: Engineering
Location: Jersey City, NJ


About the Role

Reporting to the Chief of Quality Assurance and Unit Manger, the successful candidate supervises staff of Engineers, Architects and Inspectors (PA and Consultants) performing construction audit at all NY facilities. The successful candidate will also conduct daily inspection meetings with staff to review next day schedule to optimize coverage for all disciplines, including Fire Protection and Life Safety (FPLS) and Vertical Transportation (VT) systems before occupancy or use; Review audit reports to recommend time sensitive documents, including Temporary and final Permits to Occupy or Use; Audit construction records to confirm completion of all contractual items for PA contracts to recommend the issuance of Certificate of Completion; Conduct performance evaluation for direct reports to ensure employees goals are aligned with Departmental goals   


  • Supervising staff to audit construction inspections and testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety (FPLS) systems to confirm conformance with the approved design documents and applicable codes.
  • Ensuring new installation/construction is conforming to the approved design documents and applicable codes.
  • Following up non-conforming items to confirm satisfactory compliance and disposition.
  • Reviewing closing construction documents, including all applicable Certifications and Special Inspections Checklists for compliance.
  • Recommending the issuance of Temporary and final Permits to Occupy or Use for all projects.
  • Confirming completion of contractual items for every PA contract prior to recommending the issuance of Certificates of Completion.
  • Evaluating performance objectives to provide constructive comments and feedback on the results achieved over the review periods 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Architecture
  • Supervisory experience responsible for auditing inspections and testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety 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 colleagues and managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to reach sound judgment effectively.
  • Valid Driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering and/or Registered Architect License in NY & NJ
  • Master of Science in Engineering or Architecture

Selection Process

The application process varies by position, but typically includes an initial phone interview for qualified candidates, followed by a more in-depth interview(s) and/or assessment(s). Selected candidates who are made a conditional job offer will be asked to undergo a background check.


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive benefits package, hybrid work options for many positions, and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.


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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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