NJ TRANSIT is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking executive to serve as Chief Engineer as the company advances an ambitious $2 billion+ Capital Program.
We offer a competitive total compensation package which includes but is not limited to:
Retirement Plans 401(a), 401K with employer match and 457 plans
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Paid life insurance
Paid holidays per year plus generous vacation, sick and floating holidays
NJ Transit Transportation
Reporting to the head of the Capital Planning and Programs Department, the Chief Engineer will lead a team responsible for the design of projects repairing and rehabilitating NJ TRANSIT facilities and infrastructure systemwide, and for the design of new infrastructure projects that will support NJ TRANSIT’s operating needs. The Chief Engineer also establishes engineering and architectural standards and policies for NJ TRANSIT and serves as primary liaison to permitting authorities.
The Chief Engineer has a staff of over thirty employees and oversees two units, Engineering and Architectural Design and Environmental Services. In addition, the Chief Engineer assists the head of the Capital Planning and Programs Department in accomplishing the goals and objectives of NJ TRANSIT, working closely with its Board of Directors, other executives, and senior level managers throughout the company.
ONLY CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE NOTIFIED.
*NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related area from a US Department of Education accredited college, plus 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the application of engineering management principles, such as design, engineering and construction of large scale capital projects, with a minimum of 2 of the 10 years in an executive-level position. Experience in a transportation/transit environment preferred. The applicant must be registered as a Professional Engineer and be able to obtain New Jersey State registration within six months as a condition of employment.
New Jersey Transit employs over 11,000 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout the state. NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. Its mission is to provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of employees, dedicated to our customers' needs and committed to excellence