Construction Inspector (Electrical)
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey - New York, NY

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Construction Inspector (Electrical)

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About The Port Authority

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state public agency operating some of the busiest and most important transportation links in the New York / New Jersey region including The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.


We are currently seeking a Construction Inspector who will report to the Resident Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for daily field audit inspections of West Bathtub tenant construction and alteration (TAA) fit-out projects for electrical trades, including assurance of contractors adherence to their safety plan; review of design and construction submittals and provide the comments; participation in the site coordination meetings and resolution of issues between stakeholders; monitoring that the A/EOR performs code required tests and inspections; review and verification of work in place for payment requisitions if needed; preparation of daily narratives and weekly report up-dates; scheduling and attendance of partial / final Inspections, coordinating the attendance with other PA Departments, issuance of non-conformance reports to the tenants team, and assistance in the project close-out for his/her projects and trades.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university;

Minimum of five (5) years experience in electrical construction work.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale construction management;
  • Demonstrated experience in the inspection of MEP trades;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of staff and management, including outside vendors, contractors and agencies;
  • Ability to read and clearly understand design and shop drawings of all disciplines, and a thorough knowledge of applicable codes and ordinances, in particular the Building Code of the City of New York;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal staff and outside organizations;
  • Skills in negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Self-motivated and experience in working in a team environment;
  • Willingness to respond to emergencies and use initiative to supervise corrective actions; and
  • Good working knowledge of personal computers and project management software;
Proficient in the use of various computer programs, such as AutoCAD and BIM.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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