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Construction Inspector

Job ID: 34723
Department: WTC Construction
Location: Broadway


Reporting to the Program Manager, the selected candidate will be responsible to monitor, document and administer construction contract work and activities related to the World Trade Center Flood Mitigation and Resiliency Improvements Program, including but not limited to handling and review of design and construction submittals, RFI’s, construction plans and coordination of associated comments and responses; participation in the site coordination and construction meetings and resolution of construction issues; management and scheduling of code required and contract required tests and inspections; handling of construction change orders, review and verification of work-in-place for payment requisitions; preparation of daily narratives and weekly meeting and report updates; scheduling and attendance at partial/final Inspections, coordinating the attendance with other Port Authority departments, handling of non-conformances and punch list work, and assistance in the project and contract close-outs.

Note – This is a long term, project position.


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of one to three (3) years of experience/knowledge of construction and inspection processes and construction contract administration


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience in site inspections
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of staff and management, including outside vendors, contractors and agencies
  • Ability to read and clearly understand design and shop drawings, and a thorough knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances, in particular the Building Code of the City of New York
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal staff and outside organizations
  • Skills in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Self-motivated and experience in working in a team environment
  • Willingness to respond to emergencies and use initiative to supervise corrective actions
  • Good working knowledge of personal computers and project management software

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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