Join our talent network

Senior Engineering Survey Supervisor

Job ID: 40399
Department: Engineering
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr


Reporting to the Central Survey Group’s Manager or his designee, the candidate will be responsible for managing a diverse workload of surveying tasks within scheduled milestones.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following;

Prepare survey task scope of work and independent staff cost estimates for professional land surveying services.  Review consultant proposal cost, and ensure schedule/budget compliance.

Coordinate multiple assigned survey tasks with ongoing construction work, engineering design and other stakeholders, manage with minimum disruptions to facility operations, while keeping senior staff and client departments fully apprised of significant issues and impacts.

Coordinate work between office staff, field survey personnel and consultant staff to ensure accurate work and continuous communication with all project stakeholders.

Preparing and executing quality control reviews, safety and quality assurance procedures.

Review incoming CAD files for clarity, content, accuracy and coordinate with survey Consultants and outside agencies.

Analysis and review of boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, topographic and control surveys, construction surveys, legal descriptions, and other related documents.


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Land Surveying or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience in managing surveys and preparing reports. 
  • Experience in the preparation and review of boundary and topographic surveys
  • Experience with Civil3D, AutoCAD, surveying software, Excel and Word.
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of related experience in utility surveying and management of same.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Professional License in Land Surveying in New York and/or New Jersey
  • Self-motivated and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments with multiple disciplines.
  • Proficiency and ability to meet schedules and budgets for project deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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

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.

Share this job:

Back to Search Results

Talent Network

Don't see what you're looking for? Join our talent network so we can keep in touch with you!

Join Our Talent Network