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NJ Transit Chief Engineer - Electrical

Location: Newark
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Forbes List of America s Best Employers 2018Move 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 love of learning to make it all possible. This position presents the exciting professional opportunity for you to grow your career and to make a difference by working to ensure the hiring of top talent committed to the revitalization of NJ TRANSIT.Chief Engineer - Electrical Directs design, construction and maintenance of all electric traction, substation and miscellaneous facilities.Coordinates capital electrical projects with all lines and transportation disciplines to provide on-time service to our riding public.Responsible for power distribution and electric traction (ET) control center, a 24 hour, seven (7) day a week operation.Manages the distribution and coordination of electric power to electric trains on NJ TRANSIT electrified territory, inclusive of system responsibilities for maintenance, construction, state of good repair and system reliability of catenary and signal power systems and substations.Directs the budget preparation, planning and implementation of capital and maintenance programs which ensures present and future reliability, and that available funding is utilized where it is most needed.Directs the establishment and control of company standards for design, inspection, maintenance of electrical projects. Directs the review of all design performed on the system, regardless of origin for adherence to standards and for cost, operating and maintenance considerations.Approves plans, specifications, estimates, and recommends actions on contracts, change orders, etc., which involve or impact electrical facilities.Provides electrical expertise and direction when there is a major incident, failure, or lack of proper maintenance.Promotes safety in the workplace that meets or exceeds department goals.Promotes effective labor/management relationship to ensure full compliance with NJ TRANSIT policy in an effort to develop harmony in the workplace and to increase productivity and cost effectiveness. Education, Experience, and Qualifications Baccalaureate Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalentTen (10) or more years of applied experience in the maintenance, design, construction, and operation in electrified railway industry, to include 5 years of supervisory experience.One year of closely related experience can be substituted for each year of education required.Professional Engineers License in New Jersey is desired.This position may require service to be performed outside of normal business hours.At NJ TRANSIT you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefits package: Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Prescription, Dental, VisionFlexible Spending AccountPrescription Life InsurancePaid Leave 401(a) and 401(k) Retirement Plans--up to 9% matchTuition AssistanceQualified 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 Chief Engineer - Electrical, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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