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NJ Transit Director, Engineering/Bridge Design



Newark, New Jersey, US.



Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Published on 2022-02-07 11:47

Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2018

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 commitment to excellence. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Serves as project director and directs all design staff activities, including contract document production for bridge and structural 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 bridge and structure 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, Bridge Design Senior Project Engineer, Bridge Design Principal Project Engineer, Bridge  Project Engineer, Bridge Design

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Engineering/Architecture and seven (7) years of progressive managerial applied experience

in bridge design and construction.

Knowledge and Skills:

Understanding of basic project management and staff management and advance understanding of bridge and structural design.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Professional Engineer license required.

Working Environment:

90% Office/10% Field

Physical Demands:

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

At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package

Comprehensive Family Health Insurance – Prescription, Dental, Vision Flexible Spending Account 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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