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Office Engineer

Job ID: 33855
Department: WTC Construction
Location: Broadway


Major Capital Projects has overall responsibility for the delivery of the reconstructed WTC site, Gateway Program, PATH Extension to Newark Airport, the new PABT, as well as the Bayonne Bridge Project.   


Reporting to the Sr. Program Manager/Engineer of Construction (EOC), the selected candidate will support efforts in the management, oversight and coordination of all construction activities associated with the various construction projects for Major Capital Projects.  The successful candidate will assist in the management of day-to-day contractor activities for all construction projects on site to ensure that construction is completed within budget and the contracted schedule.  This includes coordination with facility Operations; construction inspections; investigating construction problems; identifying the need for and documentation of Extra Work;  producing daily narratives and other required field documents; performing contract administration procedures in accordance with PA standards; review of payments to contractors; ensuring construction is performed safely and in accordance with all approved plans, specifications and approved shop drawings; tracking contractor Requests for Information (RFI), ensuring RFIs are resolved in a timely manner, resolution of contract extra work and audits.

This is a long term, project position.



Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
•A minimum of two (2) years of progressively more responsible experience in construction management, including progressively more responsible supervisory experience.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

•Demonstrated experience in construction focused on mechanical and/or electrical or engineering. Experience in the maintenance of project plans, construction staging/sequencing, setting priorities and incorporating facility operations and security requirements into project plans.
•Familiarity with building construction industry in the City of New York, as well as all applicable jurisdictional building codes (i.e., building codes of the City of New York and OSHA).
•Familiarity with established PA Construction Management procedures.
•Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
•Strong oral and written communication skills, including report preparation.
•Strong organizational and time management skills.
•Strong interpersonal skills, including demonstrated experience interacting with executive management and construction professionals within and outside the Port Authority.
•Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of construction strategies, processes and procedures.
•Experience supervising and coordinating Port Authority construction projects.
•Experience and working knowledge of project management software including, but not limited to, Autodesk, Constructware, Primavera, Contract Manager, Wintrak and Excel.
•A valid N.Y. or N.J. driver’s license.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

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 $23 billion in annual wages and $80 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.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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