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Senior Aviation Project Manager- Practice Leader

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Job InformationDescriptionStantec's highly talented group of aviation infrastructure professionals design airfields in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Though the world of aviation may seem complicated to people on the outside of the fence, our professionals work together as an integral team, relying on each other's expertise to create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving worldwide. Working with the communities we serve in mind, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services for airports that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.Stantec is seeking a seasoned, highly skilled individual to lead and oversee ongoing aviation services activities across Texas. The role of a Senior Aviation Project Manager - Practice Leader is to lead our Texas Region Airport Infrastructure Group and act as a liaison to corporate leadership on various airport engineering and planning projects at both commercial service and general aviation airports across the Gulf Region (TX, LA, MS, AL, FL). In addition to providing technical expertise and leadership in direct support of our projects, it is expected that you will conduct business development efforts in the preparation of proposals/statements of qualifications, the pursuit of new clients/opportunities, and the consideration of new and innovative service offerings. You will also be responsible for managing capital programs and projects as well as interfacing with in-house technical experts throughout the organization.Our award-winning aviation team has designed and managed hundreds of projects across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. This role is intended to be based in any of our Texas office locations. Periodic travel will be required throughout the Gulf Region to allow coordination and oversight of projects and project teams. The chosen candidate with report to the US Gulf Regional Business Leader for Transportation and collaborate regularly with the National Aviation Sector Leader.In this role, your primary objective is to expand the Aviation services practice across the Gulf Region with a primary focus on Texas. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of building and maintaining client relationships with airport clients to pursue, win, and deliver new aviation services and projects.Your Key ResponsibilitiesActively contribute to win strategies, key pursuits and successful project execution and become involved at a hands-on level on projects should issues impacting client satisfaction or project management best practices escalateActively contribute to the growth of the Aviation Sector through business development, key pursuit, and strategyExpand our reach and client base utilizing strong marketing, business development, and account management plansResponsible for implementing the marketing and business development (M&BD) plan for the Gulf Region Aviation PracticeIncrease visibility of Stantec by sharing our knowledge and innovation story through key client engagements to enhance our reputation and drive revenueDirects one or more project teams in the development of contract plans for aviation projects according to established engineering standards and state and federal policiesCollaborates closely with the Transportation Regional Business Leader, National Aviation Sector Leader, Business Center Operating Leader, and Regional Practice Leaders in other Business Lines. Works on multiple aviation projects ranging from general aviation to large hub airports many of which possess complex featuresManages landside and airside contracts with a variety of airport clientsEstablishes project goals, milestones, and procedures, defines roles and responsibilities, coordinates project resources, and monitors project progressReviews project documents for conformity and quality assuranceThorough knowledge and application of FAA design standards and specificationsKnowledge of FAA and state airport capital funding processesProvides direction and coordinates staff necessary to complete assignments on schedule and within budget per the contractPrepares and/or reviews and approves scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments and projectsInteracts with clients, customers, regulatory and funding agencies, contractors, and othersWill coordinate the work of other engineers and/or technicians who assist in specific assignmentsGathers data and information required in the development of aviation grants and facilitiesMay be required to assist and participate in the preparation of funding grant applicationsMonitors contractor's construction effort and qualityAnalyzes and interprets construction plans and specifications; seeks assistance from design engineer where intent is not clearMay prepare and present public reports to a variety of audiencesAttend project meetings and may present specific aspects of engineering assignmentRepresents the organization at key professional organizations and at Board meetings for various General Aviation airports, if requiredContributes to the vision, growth and advancement to Stantec's Airport SectorQualificationsYour Capabilities and CredentialsAbility to manage all aspects of aviation project development and deliveryExperience in successful aviation project pursuits including identifying opportunities, client engagement, developing teaming strategies, developing proposals, and winning new workAbility to coordinate with professional staff to develop multiple assignmentsGood communication, multi-tasking, attentiveness to detailAbility to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovationWorking knowledge of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions and developing jurisdictional experience and contactsAbility to effectively discuss project issues with clients and regulatory agenciesCurrent driver's license and ability to obtain airside security badge at commercial service airports and passing required security background check requiredEducation and ExperienceCompletion of a four (4) year college level academic program in Civil Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree is mandatory20 years of aviation experience with a minimum of 10 years as a PMRegistered Professional Engineer (PE) requiredAbility to travel periodically on a regional basisPrimary Location : United States-Texas-PlanoOther Locations : United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Texas-AustinOrganization : BC-2142 Transportation-US TexasEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : ManagerTravel : Yes, 25 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Jan 12, 2023, 6:01:48 PMStantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec Consulting International Ltd., Houston , Senior Aviation Project Manager- Practice Leader, Executive , Houston, Texas

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