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Senior Marine Terminal Engineer

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Job ID: 61750
Department: Port
Location: New York, NY


About the Role


Occasional travel to Port facilities will be required.


The Port Department is seeking a Senior Marine Terminal Engineer to join their team! Reporting to the Program Manager, the responsibilities of the selected candidate will include providing structural engineering support to the Port facilities, including the review and approval of heavy load transfers, assessment and cost estimating for inspection findings, conceptual engineering, and project development and management.




  • Directs and coordinates structural and/ geotechnical engineering activities with facility staff,
  • tenants, government agencies, consultants, and private entities including review of technical calculations and operational aspects of heavy load transfers over wharf structures.
  • Reviewing condition survey reports and developing preliminary structural cost estimates to address immediate, priority, and routine repairs.
  • Developing scopes of work, conceptual designs, and cost estimates for projects that would address an infrastructure need.
  • Engaging with Port Department stakeholders, including the facilities, planning group, leasing, and other relevant groups to understand infrastructure challenges and needs.
  • Coordinating between Port Department and Engineering Department to advance a project and advance formal design.
  • Managing projects from preliminary design, through construction and closeout
  • Developing structural and interdisciplinary functional requirements and design criteria.
  • Directing and coordinating interdisciplinary engineering activities with facility staff, tenants, government agencies, consultants, and private entities.
  • Developing and assessing planning alternatives consistent with business plan objectives and physical site constraints.
  • Researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations.
  • Supporting activities related to the acquisition of properties, including technical and environmental analyses, grading, drainage, roadway construction and repairs, condition surveys, appraisals, and cost estimates.
  • Provides ad-hoc engineering support, as needed.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, preferably in the Structural discipline, from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in planning and engineering design.
  • Minimum of five (2) years’ experience in engineering project management.
  • Professional Engineer's License.
  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security.



Desired Qualifications


  • Advanced degree in Engineering (Structural discipline).
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning and design of port, commercial and/or industrial facilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and engineering design on multiple projects of significant size, scope, and complexity.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to problems, resolve conflicts, and work effectively with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting consultants, staff and dealing with external parties on technical and operational matters.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and local codes, PA standards, transportation industry standards, and civil engineering standards for marine facilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action and be innovative and decisive.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative suite.
  • Proficiency in the use of GIS spatial data collection, analysis, and visualization.
  • Proficiency in the used of CAD.



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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