Chief Engineer

New Jersey Transit
US - New Jersey - Newark
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  • Post Date: Dec 28, 2017
  • Start Date:2/1/2018
  • Job Type: Full time

Job Description

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.


Bachelor’s degree 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 & construction of large scale capital projects, with a minimum of 2 years in an executive-level position. Experience in a transportation/transit environment preferred. The applicant must be registered as a Professional Engineer & be able to obtain NJ State registration within six months



*NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer*
The State of New Jersey has a Residency Law

Contact Details

Name: Chantel Fernandez

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