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Assistant Manager, PATH Asset Management

Job ID: 36209
Department: Rail Transit
Location: PATH


Reporting to the Manager, Asset Management and Maintenance, PATH, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and advancement of strategies, policies, procedures, and tools to assist PATH in making effective decisions regarding the operation and maintenance of, and the investment in, PATH facilities. Utilizing lifecycle/total cost of ownership management techniques, which are designed to ensure that agency assets meet or exceed their recommended life at the most efficient level of investment, the selected candidate will be responsible for the delivery of components of the Enterprise Asset Management Program and other Asset Management initiatives. The incumbent will serve as the lead liaison between the Enterprise Asset Management Office (EAMO), the PATH Asset Management Team, and the PATH operating divisions.

The individual will work with the Manager, as well as independently within a small team of multi­ disciplinary peers and should be regarded as a leader in the Asset Management discipline. In addition, the selected individual will work with other diverse groups of line and staff department personnel to analyze and deliver maintenance and asset management processes that promulgate industry best practices.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Architecture, Engineering, Operations Analysis, or other related fields; or a minimum of 5 year’s experience in the Transportation field in an Asset Management position.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in maintenance management, facility operations, systems engineering, or project management.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Knowledge of maintenance management, infrastructure management, or asset management issues including, but not limited to, key performance measures for maintenance management, condition based asset management strategies, executive dashboard creation, and asset lifecycle considerations.
  • Demonstrated experience in PATH/Port Authority operations, maintenance, or construction contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience with any or all of the following: Maximo, Assetworks, Trapeze, Arc GIS, Arc GIS Server, Oracle, COGNOS, SAP, BIM, CAD, RFID, SNMP, GPS enabled handheld/tablet.
  • Demonstrated experience with enterprise information system development and implementation, including development of Concept of Operations, System Requirements, Training Plans, and Change Management.
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement including preparing, negotiating, and administering RFPs, RFls, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing project plans, setting priorities, coordinating activities, and delegating tasks and responsibilities that are multi-faceted and complex
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience managing a diverse workforce with varying work backgrounds, expertise and levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating compelling business cases/Return on Investment.
  • Working knowledge of labor agreements for facility operations and maintenance staff.
  • Knowledge of Port Authority policies, the business planning process, and the Port Authority/PATH budget process.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be persuasive with staff at all levels.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make concise presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project .
  • A valid driver's license is strongly preferred, as the position will require the incumbent to travel independently to the various PATH facilities.

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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), an FRA-regulated commuter railroad, is the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.  Carrying over 75 million passengers per year, PATH trains run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, one of the few 24-hour systems in the world.  Since the early 20th Century, PATH and its predecessor, the Hudson & Manhattan Railroad, have carried passengers between New Jersey and points in Midtown and Lower Manhattan, serving as a key link in the regions transportation network and as a catalyst for continued residential, commercial and employment growth.

PATH operates 24 hours per day/7 days per week/365 days per year.  Employees are required to work weekends, holidays, atypical hours (evening and midnight shifts) and during inclement weather conditions. Incumbents may be subjected to mandatory overtime at the beginning or end of their scheduled tour, or on their days off.  A union seniority system dictates work schedules for jobs represented by one of PATH’s unions, and time off may not be immediately available during the usual summer and holiday periods.  Working conditions will be challenging, including but not limited to inclement weather, direct contact with the public, in tunnel and outside areas during active train service, and an industrial environment.


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

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