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Engineering - Project Engineer – Design

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Project Engineer – Design
New Jersey Turnpike Authority


Perform activities necessary to progress engineering projects from their conception through design, construction, and project completion.


  1. Plan, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the work program for assigned engineering projects.
  2. Act as the Engineering Department representative in dealings with consultants, architects, governmental agencies, contractors and other Authority Departments and others regarding assigned engineering projects.
  3. Prepare all necessary project correspondence and documents associated with consultant “Order for Professional Services” agreements, estimates, budgets, requisitions, necessary applications, internal and external correspondence and reports, plans and specifications, bidder qualifications, advertisements, Right-Of-Way requirements, permits, agreements, utility relocations, licenses to cross, traffic permits, and project status reports.
  4. Make appropriate recommendations regarding consultant scope or work for “Order for Professional Services” agreements.
  5. Review consultant proposals and perform activities associated with consultant selection.
  6. Work in accordance with standards/policies set forth in the Authority’s Design Manual, Design Standard Drawings, Manual for Construction, Standard Specifications and Standard Drawings.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or requirements for the job. Management reserves the right to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.


Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all employees of the Authority. Represent the Authority in a positive, professional, and confidential manner in dealings with external agencies, contractors, and all other individuals. Maintain professional demeanor even in high stress emergency and weather situations.


  1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.
  2. Registration as Professional Engineer in New Jersey.
  3. Seven (7) or more years of professional engineering experience preferably containing a mix of highway, structures, drainage, site, utilities and pavement design, contract document preparation, and construction supervision relating to various types of civil engineering projects, including at least three (3) or more years in responsible charge.
  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and general scheduling programs.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License


Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to
*Please include name and job of interest in the subject line.
Last Name, First Name – Project Engineer

Applications must be submitted on or before May 28, 2019.

Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified in the event you are selected for an interview.

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