New Jersey State Pension System and Health Benefits
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Responsible for the management/oversight of complex multi-discipline Atlantic City Expressway and/or Atlantic City International Airport projects or studies. The Project Engineer coordinates the design services and ensures that projects are delivered in accordance with the Authority’s quality assurance/quality control and project delivery guidelines and applies their experience of civil infrastructure (pavements, utilities, site design, storm water management, etc.), including design standards and guidelines (e.g. AASHTO), to assist in the developing strategies and recommendations related to capital projects and major work programs.
Prepare the scope of work and budget for capital construction projects or studies.
Plans and coordinates engineering capital projects.
Review and Negotiate Task Order proposals for Engineering Consultant Services for Inspection Design and Construction Management.
Oversee the Preparation of Bid Documents by the Consulting Engineers.
Review Plans, Specifications and Estimates for SJTA Projects.
Reviews, analyzes and reports on the status of projects.
Conduct Pre-Bid, and Preconstruction Meeting(s), Attend Bid Opening(s) and Prepare Tabulation of Bids.
Conduct site visits on a periodic basis, oversight inspections at major milestones of the project and site visit for visual inspection of damages.
Review inspection reports submitted by Construction Manager(s).
Conduct periodic project progress meetings with Consultant Engineers.
Review Invoices from Design Consultants, Construction Management Consultants and Pay Applications for Projects from Contractors.
Review Submittals, RFIs and Construction Change Orders.
May act as an Authority representative at meetings and promote the Authority’s interest and objectives.
Prepares clean and precise reports and documents containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Maintains essential records and files.
Perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or the department Director.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to prepare clear, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to make suitable recommendations.
Ability to select and apply established practices, theories, techniques and methodologies of management to the problems encountered.
Ability to understand the roles and responsibilities of various levels of management.
Ability to gather, assemble, correlate and analyze facts and draw conclusions.
Ability to comprehend, evaluate and objectively analyze management problems and to develop solutions to such problems logically and systematically.
Ability to organize assigned work.
Ability to develop effective work methods and work independently.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
Knowledge of basic principles of contract administration.
Ability to understand the problems, procedures and objectives of the Authority’s capital program and projects.
Ability to apply federal and state legislation and regulations pertaining to or affecting the various activities of the Authority.
Ability to represent the Authority as needed to achieve program project objectives.
Ability to read blueprints, plans and technical specifications.
Supervisory Responsibilities:Supervises the work of the Authority’s Consulting Engineers. May supervise Engineering Interns
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, or other engineering discipline, or Construction Management.
Possession of a valid Professional Engineer’s License issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Two (2) years to Four (4) of experience in highway, airport or transportation engineering related work.
Must have computer literacy in all Microsoft Office software.
Proficiency in AutoCADD and/or ARCGIS preferred.
Must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.
Engineer-In-Training Certificate preferred
Ability to obtain Professional Engineering License in the State of New Jersey within Four (4) years preferred.
Ability to work indoors at a desk for extended periods of time
Ability to work outdoors traveling to other job sites as needed
Ability to lift and carry 10-20 pounds as needed.
Listen, talk, interact, and effectively communicate with other employees, supervisors and outside contacts.
Standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time
Use of phone and/or computer for extended periods of time
Bending, reaching and twisting in the performance of daily job functions
Seeing, reading, writing, utilizing a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer implements
Ability to work a set schedule consistent with job and/or business needs
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their know limitations. If accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
The South Jersey Transportation Authority owns and operates the Atlantic City Expressway and the Atlantic City International Airport and charge with economic development through transportation in New Jersey's six southern counties of Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem.