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NJ Transit Director, Engineering/ Track Design



Newark, New Jersey, US.



Management Occupations

Published on 2022-02-07 11:47

Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2021

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time—and we’re looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.

Roles and Responsibilities

Serves as project director and directs all design staff activities, including contract document production for track and rail design.  Reviews and approves all plans, specifications and calculations to ensure constructability and compliance with regulatory agency requirements and accepted engineering practice.  Certifies designs are correct by signing and sealing contract documents in accordance with state statute. Serves as in-house design expert answering questions and resolving problems encountered by other departments.  Manages outside consultant design projects assigned to assist with design projects.  Reviews and/or manages staff review of plans and specifications prepared by consultants for all construction projects. Directs staff in the review and approval of shop drawings, product cut sheets, construction schedules, applications for payment, and other construction submittals.  Directs Construction Managers on design issues and field modifications.  Provides oversight of contractor progress and construction techniques.  Reviews and approves construction change orders. Establishes design parameters and develops conceptual track and rail infrastructure designs for rail facility capital projects.  Prepares cost estimates, project budgets and construction schedules.  Resolves daily staff issues, assigns work, coordinates staff training, prepares merit reviews, interview/hire new employees.  Responsible for the development of short and long-term department goals.

This Position Supervises:

Supervising Engineer, Track Design Principal Project Engineer, Track Design Senior Project Engineer, Track Design Project Engineer, Track Design

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and seven (7) years of progressive managerial applied experience in designand construction track and rail facilities.

Knowledge and Skills:

Understanding of basic project management and staff management and advance understanding of railroad track design.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Professional Engineer license required.

Physical Demands

Typical indicative of an office environment and capable of hiking/light climbing for field visits. Visual inspection of facilities and facility components.

Working Environment

90% Office/ 10% Field

At NJ TRANSIT, you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package:

·Single/Family Health Insurance with Dental and Vision

·Competitive Compensation 

·Life Insurance

·Paid Leave

·401(a), 401(k) Retirement Plans - up to 9% employer contribution

·Tuition Assistance

·Qualified Transportation Expense Plan (QTE)

At NJ TRANSIT, we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff.

NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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