Project Manager, Engineering and Constuction

Website Lee County Port Authority

Estimated Starting Salary Is $90,000.00 Based On Experience.
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.

This management position requires a high degree of independence, effective communication, construction knowledge expertise, and savvy negotiation and leadership skills. This individual will be responsible for extensive project coordination with other Port Authority Divisions; agencies such as FDOT, FAA, and TSA; stakeholders such as airlines and other tenants; and project consultants that provide architectural/engineering and construction related services to support preparation of the following: total project budgets, cost estimates, project schedules, special studies/reports, justification statements for proposed work, basis of assumptions for project work
scopes within the Capital Improvement Plan, construction documents/specifications, professional service agreements, permits with all required agencies, and other project-related items. Duties include reviewing, interpreting, analyzing, and continually monitoring contract and other project documents during their development to guarantee product remains consistent with Port Authority objectives. This position also requires coordination with various consultants and contractors to establish and maintain project schedules, project budgets and milestone project decisions.

This position provides a supporting leadership role within the Engineering and Construction Department; provides an effective communicative link to the other respective Port Authority departments and staff; and provides recommendations to the Department Director and, on occasion, executive staff of the Port Authority. This position is supported by other areas within the Development Division, such as Governmental Affairs and Grants, Planning and Environmental Compliance, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, and Development Services.

Throughout the life cycle of projects, develops and maintains external and internal relationships to promote successful project completion. Strives to thoroughly understand and interpret scope and intent of assigned projects and independently manages all project-related issues. Initiates independent coordination, as required with others, to solicit expertise and/or needs on specific project elements. Promotes project excellence by seeking consistent  and high-quality products and services from professional consultants and contractors.

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