Deputy General Manager and Senior Director, Infrastructure Engineering

Deputy General Manager and Senior Director, Infrastructure Engineering

New Jersey Transit New Jersey Transit

The New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), the nation’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, covers a service area of 5,325 square miles, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia. Its nearly 12,000 employees provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service, providing approximately 270 million passenger trips each year with a fleet of 2,221 buses, 1,231 commuter rail and 21 light rail vehicles on 252 bus routes and 12 rail lines.

NJ TRANSIT also administers several publicly-funded transit programs for people with disabilities, senior citizens, and people living in the state’s rural areas, and provides support and equipment to contracted bus carriers.

NJ TRANSIT is seeking two experienced, innovative and forward-thinking executives to direct and lead the agency’s Rail Infrastructure Engineering Department.

The Deputy General Manager is a direct report to the Senior Vice President and General Manger, Rail Operations and is responsible for the 24 hour/7 days a week operation of all aspects of Infrastructure Engineering for the Rail system, which requires daily interface and coordination with the Deputy General Managers of Equipment and Transportation.

In addition, the DGM is responsible for the maintenance, construction, state of good repair and reliability for NJ TRANSIT Rail Operations infrastructure. The successful candidate will direct planning, design, estimating, construction and maintenance for all Rail Infrastructure Engineering disciplines, including assignment of line operations engineering responsibilities.

Reporting to the DGM, the Senior Director will lead and direct the analysis, development, coordination, administration, communication and monitoring for compliance of all related policies and procedures relative to Rail Infrastructure Engineering. S/he will be responsible for the analysis and condition qualification of Rail infrastructure; coordinate planning of capital and maintenance improvement projects with Capital Planning and Programs as well as provide technical expertise and direction when there is a major incident or failure to line operations.

Both positions are responsible for ensuring that safety performance remains a key priority throughout all levels of the Rail Infrastructure Engineering Department.

The ideal candidate(s) will possess BA in an Engineering discipline or equivalent (professional Engineering license preferred) in addition to ten (10) or more years of applied experience in the management of budgets, construction, operation and maintenance of railroad and rail facilities.
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NJ TRANSIT is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and salary history and/or requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: cboylan@harrisrand.com

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