The proponent will effectively manage a staff comprised of Department of Aviation and consultant project management, construction, and administrative personnel, whose primary objective is to design, build, and maintain airport facilities in a safe and efficient manner. Specifically, the individual will be responsible for implementing airfield projects, roadway projects, and a variety of smaller projects primarily through the Department’s Managing General Contractors program under the direction of the Director of Airside/Landside/Cargo. Typical project value ranges between $1-50 million. The individual provides day-to-day guidance to staff members on project-related issues as well as addresses administrative management functions (i.e., approvals for travel requests, leave requests, etc.). This is NOT a routine promotional level and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related area (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis).
10 years' of work experience in Airport Design and construction or similar area including experience as a supervisor, team leader, etc.
Preferred Education & Experience
Master's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Aviation Management, or related area (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis). 10 years of work experience in medium and large hub airport design and construction or similar area with some experience as a supervisor, team leader, etc.
Licensures and Certifications
One or more of the following certifications are preferred: Professional Engineer’s license (P.E.); Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.), or Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.
The typical work environment is in a Department of Aviation office. However, the proponent is expected to visit projects in the field under all weather conditions. The proponent is also expected to visit project sites at night or on weekends as work and project circumstances dictate. The proponent is also required to work day or night shifts at the airport’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when extenuating circumstances dictate such work. These shifts may require staying at the EOC for consecutive days.
About City of Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA) is the largest airport in the world as measured by passenger volume for the 15th straight consecutive year. As the airport continues to expand its options for travelers, from adding Southwest Airlines to its roster of passenger airlines to updating food and beverage outlets throughout the terminals with local legends and world-renowned brands, we continue to experience growth.
Our international visitors will experience the most high-profile new development at Hartsfield-Jackson - the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal. With the Federal Aviation Administration forecasting that international traffic will increase by more than 30 percent over the next four years — to 13 million in 2015 — the new terminal will support the ever-changing needs of our airline partners and our customers for years to come.
Additionally, the international terminal helps strengthen Atlanta's position as a global gateway for the southeastern United States and as a preferred destination for international business and tourism. With the new facilities, Atlanta will have a 40-gate international air travel gateway with service to nearly 80... international destinations in more than 50 countries. To ensure that this trajectory is maintained, the need to acquire top talent is a key initiative of the management team.
As the world’s busiest and most efficient airport serving over 96 million passengers annually, HJAIA serves as a global gateway. We are the South’s leading employer with over 440,000 regionally supported jobs, 60,000 jobs onsite and an elite group of 600 employees that work directly for the HJAIA.. Our organization is unique as it offers opportunities in management, skilled, and technical positions. We are actively seeking talent to fill our open positions and invite you to apply.