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.
Reporting to the Manager, Waterways Development, the Project Manager is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of Waterways programs that relate to the dredging of berths and federal channels to specified depths to facilitate access to Port Authority marine terminal facilities. Additionally, this position is responsible for the review of State and Federal legislative efforts related to waterways development and the Port’s ability to increase productivity and competitiveness. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning and directing the implementation of various elements of the Capital Plan and Operating Major Work Program (OMWP); coordinating with Engineering Department staff, terminal operators, and tenants on the implementation of related projects; coordinating with other Port Department project managers and the Engineering Department on developing, monitoring, updating, and approving changes to forecasted project costs, schedules and scope requirements; developing and coordinating Engineering and Port Department meetings with appropriate follow through on project issues; evaluating the scope, feasibility, costs, risks, and implementation issues for proposed projects; serving as a liaison with external agencies and business partners on project planning and implementation issues; negotiating terms of third party agreements; and managing the project authorization process, third party agreements, contract awards and other actions to advance projects. The candidate is expected to travel to Port facilities as required to attend coordination meeting with facility staff, terminal operators, tenants, and external stakeholders.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications:
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position: * Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Marine Engineering, Project Management, or related field from an accredited college or university. * Minimum three (3) years of experience in managing projects, programs and initiatives related to Waterways Development or other large development projects. * Must have a valid driver's license. * The selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security
Ideal candidates will present the following profile: * Proven ability to manage a portfolio of work through the utilization of programmatic and strategic approaches * Demonstrated experience in project budget management * Demonstrated experience with Board/Executive presentations and tenant interaction * Demonstrated experience providing superior customer service * Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills and abilities * Advanced skill and technical expertise in waterways project planning and development, as well as design and construction of such projects (dredging, wharf construction, etc. ) * Demonstrated working knowledge of governmental regulations and processes involved in waterways planning and construction (US Army Corps of Engineers, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, etc.) * Demonstrated knowledge of maritime industry and marine terminal operations * Working knowledge of Construction Standards and Industry Codes * Thorough knowledge of contract bidding and award procedures * Demonstrated ability to manage many projects simultaneously and effectively utilize available resources to achieve complex goals * Strong negotiation and analytical skills * Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills * Demonstrated ability to take independent action, and be innovative and decisive * Professional Engineering License in New York or New Jersey * Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
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