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NJ Transit Director, Electrical Engineering Design

Company: nj transit
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

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 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 electrical and telecommunications design staff activities, including contract document production.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 Capital Programs units. -Manages outside consultant design projects assigned to Design Services unit. -Reviews and approves consultant/vendor plans submitted to real Estate Department for leased space projects. -Reviews and/or manages staff review of plans and specifications prepared by consultants for all Capital Programs 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. -Coordinates responses to construction change orders. -Establishes design parameters and develops conceptual designs and building programs for proposed surface transit and rail facility capital projects. -Prepares cost estimates, project budgets and construction schedules. -Implements capital funding requests. -Presents project proposals as licensed design professional before local municipal boards and regional regulatory agencies.Responsible for contract document production within the Design Services Unit for Electrical building design and Communications design.Resolves daily staff issues, assigns work, coordinates staff training, prepares merit reviews, interviews and hire new employees. -Responsible for the development of short and long-term department goals. -Other duties as assignedThis Position Supervises:Supv Engr/ArchPrinc Engr/ArchSupv Tech SpecEducation, Experience and Qualifications:Baccalaureate Degree in Electrical Engineering and seven (7) years of progressive managerial applied experience in design and construction of commercial or industrial facilitiesKnowledge and Skills:Extensive knowledge of applicable codes required. MS Office and AutoCAD proficiency requiredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations:Professional Engineering license required.Working Environment:Office & FieldPhysical 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.

Keywords: nj transit, Newark , NJ Transit Director, Electrical Engineering Design, Engineering , Newark, New Jersey

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