This is a management position supporting the Department Director of Engineering and Construction responsible for overseeing daily aspects of the Engineering and Construction Department within the Lee County Port Authority. The position is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the $260+ million dollar Terminal Expansion project at the Southwest Florida International Airport. This position may also include coordinating other engineering and construction projects for the Southwest Florida International Airport and the Page Field General Aviation Airport. The primary goal of this individual is to keep all projects on schedule, under budget and fully coordinated. This position requires a significant amount of experience in the management of complex infrastructure improvements through multi-disciplined architectural, engineering, and construction projects.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Extensive experience in managing in house staff and/or outsourced professional service contracts for engineering, construction administration, construction engineering inspection, and construction management services. Extensive knowledge of engineering, construction, construction administration, construction management, and construction engineering inspection principles, and other project development concepts and techniques. General knowledge of quality control and quality assurance principles, as well as standard industry methods and techniques applied to construction administration, construction management, other construction related services, and architectural/engineering design. Experience with construction projects at airports is a plus, but not required. Ability to effectively communicate with consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies and staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to individuals and groups, internally and externally of the Authority. Ability to work as a key team member on simultaneous complex and time-sensitive engineering and construction projects. Ability to make difficult decisions requiring compromise and appropriate political judgment.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management/Science or related field. A minimum of ten to fifteen years experience in engineering, construction contract administration/management, program management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience including work with increasingly demanding management responsibility, on large projects either with government or private sector, public works, or airport improvement projects. Any combination of education and experience, which demonstrates ability to perform duties effectively, may be substituted. A professional engineering license in the State of Florida or the ability to obtain one within one year is a plus, but not required. Possession of a valid Florida driver license required.
Additional Salary Information: Estimated Starting Salary Is $90,000.00 Based On Experience.
About Lee County Port Authority
RSW served nearly 6 million passengers in 2020 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. Today, 11 airline partners serve RSW with nonstop service throughout North America. With flights to major gateways like Atlanta, Chicago, New York and more, travelers have access to convenient connections worldwide.