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Marine Terminal Engineer

Project Engineering / Project Management
  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering from accredited institution
  • Must be able to obtain Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Applicable work experience in civil / structural or mechanical engineering with relevant hands-on field inspection and project management experience
  • Experience with structural and mechanical engineering principles, codes, best practices and designs
  • Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards associated with the operation of heavy equipment in an industrial and marine terminal environment
  • Project management and onsite project supervision skills
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Strong skills in the following areas: networking, active listening/learning, critical thinking, analytical thinking, judgement and decision making, management of material resources, project management, mathematics, time management, presentation, and operations analysis
  • Professional Engineering License preferred but not required
  • Industrial weld inspection or weld inspection supervision skills and experience
  • Proficiency in 2D/3D Computer Aided Design Systems, and structural analysis packages
  • Advanced MS Office skills including Excel, Word and Project
  • Technical report writing and presentation skills

Purpose:  Provide engineering design, analysis, project management and problem resolution skills in a large marine terminal environment.  Insure that existing specialized container handling equipment and infrastructure is adequately designed and certified for operations in accordance with applicable design standards and codes and suitable to meet the needs of container terminal operations.  Support the engineering needs of the marine terminal facility through inspections of the wharf system, cargo handling equipment, buildings and various other structures and provide project management support for construction and maintenance / repair activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Investigate and analyze failures of equipment and infrastructure and develop recommendations and designs for appropriate corrective action
  • Perform scheduled and periodic inspections of container handling equipment, facility and infrastructure.  Document and report any deficiencies and make recommendations to remedy.   Manage projects to remedy deficiencies.
  • Support programs for annual and quadrennial certification of container handling equipment
  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate, and manage assigned engineering projects.  Develop project budgets and track costs and progress against budgets and schedules
  • Propose and develop designs for the improvement of existing terminal equipment and facilities considering operating performance and safety
  • Assist with the development of technical specifications for new equipment purchases and assist with manufacturing inspections
  • Prepare designs and specifications for terminal projects
  • Liaise with labor unions and insure safety, productivity, and harmony in the workforce
Apply Instructions

Interested candidates may forward a resume and cover letter to:

Maher Terminals LLC
Attn: Human Resources
1210 Corbin Street
Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201

Fax: (908) 436-4803

No Phone Calls Please.
We regret that we can only contact applicants that have been selected for an interview.

Maher Terminals LLC

Maher Terminals LLC

Maher Terminals LLC is one of the largest multi user container terminal operators in the world.

As a vital link in the container cargo movement chain, we are responsible for helping our customers effectively compete in the global marketplace by handling their cargo as expeditiously and economically as possible. We take this responsibility very seriously and have developed North America’s largest marine container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey. This highly efficient container terminal operation strategically located in the heart of one of the world’s most affluent consumer markets provides ample container throughput capacity to efficiently meet and exceed the current and longer term operating requirements of our ocean carrier customers. The scope and flexibility of our highly automated multi user marine terminal operation truly make our facilities a “Port within a Port.” This is best supported by the many ocean carriers that have been utilizing our facilities for decades, ranging from single trade lane operators to the world’s largest global alliances.


1210 Corbin Street
Elizabeth, NJ, 07201 United States