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Senior Engineering Analyst

Job ID: 61850
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Jersey City, NJ


About the Role

Reporting to the Program Manager, Capital Projects, CPMD, the selected candidate will be responsible for supporting all financial analyses related to the delivery and performance of PATH’s capital and operating program.


  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis as well as considering risk factors of the Capital Plan to determine compliance with established performance criteria in accordance with PATH’s Capital Plan goals, agency performance metrics, and impact on future operations.
  • Perform project performance analysis, to support monthly, quarterly and yearly performance reporting on actual and forecast performance against plan.
  • Assist in the development of PATH’s annual Capital Budget and revisions to the long-term Capital Plan.
  • Assist in the development of PATH’s annual Operating budget.
  • Provide analytical support for the development of standardized project/program performance metrics and reports.
  • Draft and lead approval process for Board items, Memoranda of Justification and Authorization, Capital Project Oversight Committee items and other documentation needed for project approvals and authorization. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Planning, or related fields
  • Minimum of five years’ experience of capital project/planning experience (can be substituted with related experience)
  • Applicants must meet all performance and attendance standards and have completed all probationary periods.
  • Expertise with MS Office applications and experience with corporate financial and project management systems such as ICMS/COGNOS and SAP

Desired Qualifications

  • Masters or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in planning, finance, data analysis, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking capabilities and the ability to establish and manage critical priorities.
  • Knowledge of project planning and management processes and procedures as well as clear understanding of cross-departmental interrelationships.
  • Demonstrated superior analytical, problem solving, decision-making, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in managing and influencing diverse work groups, project teams and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to establish plans and priorities.
  • Organize human, physical, and financial resources to achieve department goals and optimal outcomes.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (oral and written) skills with the ability to present technical and financial information in a clear, concise, and informative manner to senior management and stakeholders; and
  • Proven ability to identify problems, assess the accuracy and relevance of information, ability to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations.

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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