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Job Category:
Construction Inspector (Electrical)
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Job Description

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.

Major Capital Projects has overall responsibility for the delivery of the reconstructed WTC site, Gateway Program, PATH Extension, new PABT, as well as the Bayonne Bridge Project.  The department is looking for a Construction Inspector to join their team!


Reporting to the Resident Engineer, the selected candidate will be responsible for daily field audit inspections of Electrical Trades for the Tenant Construction Projects at WTC Site, including but not limited to assurance of contractors adherence to their safety plan; review of design and construction submittals and provide the comments; participation in the site coordination meetings and resolution of issues between stakeholders; monitoring that the A/EOR performs code required tests and inspections; review and verification of work-in-place for payment requisitions; preparation of daily narratives and weekly report updates; scheduling and attendance at partial/final Inspections, coordinating the attendance with other Port Authority departments, issuance of non-conformance reports to the Tenants’ Team, and assistance in the project close-out for his/her projects and trades.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience. This experience should include thorough knowledge of Fire Alarm / Fire Protection testing and commissioning.

Note - This is a long term, project position.

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience in site inspections
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of staff and management, including outside vendors, contractors and agencies
  • Ability to read and clearly understand design and shop drawings, and a thorough knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances, in particular the Building Code of the City of New York
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal staff and outside organizations
  • Skills in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Self-motivated and experience in working in a team environment
  • Willingness to respond to emergencies and use initiative to supervise corrective actions
  • Good working knowledge of personal computers and project management software

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.

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

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