Design Project Manager – Facilities/Building Group

Website DFW Airport

Job Overview

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for planning and implementing the development of airport facilities projects to support the airport’s strategic growth and business plan and use project management principles and practices to coordinate the development activities of stakeholders involved. Under the general direction of the Sr. Promject Manager, you will develop and maintain schedules and budgets for all aspects of assigned airport development projects in execution of the Airport’s $3 Bil+ Infrastructure and Capital Program. You’ll have the opportunity to promote the DFW Airport and to work for one of the biggest and best Airports of the world.

What you will be doing:
Consults with the Senior Project Manager to coordinate and implement the programming of development projects assigned to the Design, Code and Construction Department.
Oversees architects, engineers and other consultants in the programming, planning, design and construction of projects in accordance with airport design criteria and codes and reports any concerns/issues to the Senior Project Manager; drives in Airfield Operations Area (AOA) and accesses all forms of construction in progress.
Manages project quality control, cost containment, timeliness, scope, security and environmental compliance.
Reviews detailed budget and project status reports and forwards to the Senior Project Manager for approval.
Monitors and tracks project budget, estimates, schedule and changes and forwards to the Senior Project Manager for approval.  Interfaces with the Airport’s central project management database to maintain current project management information during the design, construction, and close-out phases of each respective project.
What you need:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Aviation Management or Operations, Architecture, Engineering, or related field from a regional, accredited college or university.
Minimum three (3) years of experience working in a fast paced aviation/airport capital program environment including managing multiple projects through their full life cycle of design, construction and close-out.
Strong experience working with architects, engineers and airport functional departments in the implementation of capital investments.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.
What we desire:
Knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the programming, planning, design, construction and maintenance of airport related infrastructure, landside, airside and facilities.
Knowledge of the aviation industry including local, state and federal laws and regulations related to facility development.
Ability to coordinate and oversee the work of a team of professional and technical personnel in project implementation and assess their work.
Ability to detect and correct plan defects during the construction phase through construction support services using construction administration standard change management practices.
Ability to establish and maintain effective Customer Service/Stakeholder relationships with others inside and outside the organization.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to read and articulate complex design and/or construction schedules.
About Us
We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees, and over the past five years we achieved almost every strategic objective and performance goal that we set out to achieve.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional Airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join our Design, Code and Construction department and help us re-imagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW and live and work with purpose.

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