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Associate Civil Engineer

Job ID: 34866
Department: Engineering
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Reporting to the Principal Civil Engineer, the Associate Engineer, will be responsible to serve as a technical discipline task lead for delivering civil engineering studies and designs of varying complexity. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Self-perform civil engineering preliminary and final design services that conform to the Port Authority’s applicable design standards/guidelines and codes. Designs would include roadway geometry, storm drainage and sanitary systems, utilities, airfield and roadway pavements, and grading
  • Prepare Contract Documents consisting of drawings, technical specifications, and construction cost estimates.
  • Assist in preparing the civil engineering scope of work, schedule and budget for a project.
  • Perform facility site inspections.


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

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering college or university
  • Minimum of two (2) years civil engineering experience including any of the following: stormwater and sanitary sewer collection systems, roadway geometry, pavements, or water supply system
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad and Civil 3D design software application
  • Proficient in the use of software applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Valid driver's license


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving to effectively reach sound conclusions and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks or assignments.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and prioritize as required.
  • Good oral communication, including experience in making presentations, and written communication skills commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

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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