Division Manager (Insourced Maintenance Service)


Disability, Government Affairs

Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division/Section: Infrastructure / Insourced Maintenance Services
Workdays & Hours*: Varied, Monday through Friday *** weekends and holidays ***
(*Subject to change)


The purpose of the Infrastructure Division is to effectively manage the infrastructure by establishing and maintaining asset management standards and effectively executing capital renewal and rehabilitation projects.

The Division Manager – Insourced Maintenance Services is responsible to the Deputy Assistant Director of Insourced Maintenance Services for the effective delivery of self-performed maintenance.  This position ensures operational excellence throughout the Hobby Airport (HOU) of the Houston Airport System (HAS) by managing the insourced planned, and unplanned, maintenance programs to maximize asset and facility serviceability and availability, delivered at the lowest total life-cycle cost.  This position is responsible for the management of airside maintenance to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations.  Manage the dispatching of maintenance staff and resources at HOU, as well as the effective documentation of Enterprise Asset Management System work orders.  May be assigned additional duties throughout the two other HAS locations (Bush Intercontinental and Ellington Field).  The success of this role is highly dependent on the ability to direct the management, coordination, implementation, administration and operation of various systems, plans and projects.  “Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.”
The Division Manager (Insourced Maintenance Services) duties will include but are not limited to:
Manages, trains, develops, counsels and evaluates staff performance.
Assists in the design and implementation of special systems, plans and projects.
Establishes policies, procedures, guidelines and project schedules.
Researches, reviews and evaluates new data, reports, products and other information.
Acts as liaison to other departments, government agencies and private sector.
Reviews, evaluates, selects and implements hardware and software products.
Assists departments and general public in obtaining and explaining technical and non-technical information.
Develops and interprets codes, ordinances and specifications.
Drafts and reviews proposed contracts, correspondence, letters of agreements and amendments.
Manages and negotiates procurement terms and conditions with potential vendors.
Provides technical advice, consultation and support to departments and other agencies and groups.
Coordinates the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the budget and expenditures.
Develops methodologies for creating project data.
Performs other duties as assigned

The position is physically comfortable, the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. Requires the ability to make simple gross motor responses within large tolerances. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions. Work is substantially complex and varied, and requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures in combination. Analytic ability is needed to gather and interpret data where answers can be found only after careful analysis of several facts.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering or a field closely related to activities of the division.

Seven years of progressive professional experience closely related to the activities of the division are required, with at least three of the years in a supervisory capacity. A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a field closely related to the activities of the division may be substituted for two years of experience.

Directly related professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.


Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience in process improvement producing measurable results.  Experience and an understanding of an aviation industry and knowledge of the Enterprise Asset Management System (EAMS) is preferred.  Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts to prepare and present concise oral and written reports is highly desired.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. **

The selection process will involve application review and/or interview. Department may administer skills assessment test.

YES – If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

Pay Grade 29

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume along with their completed application when applying.  For further information pertaining to the Houston Airport System, please visit:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDWLV_sJFoM.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. 

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