Airport Assistant Director Planning and Engineering

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Medium HUB Airport with 400+ employees. Full benefits offered.

Incumbents in this position are responsible for directing and managing all design and construction projects at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Duties include: directing the long term strategic planning and capital improvement programs; coordinating the selection of all consultants, engineers, architects, and contractors engaged in the planning, designing, and construction stages of capital improvement projects, and establishing and maintaining contacts with representatives of federal, state, and local governments, legislative bodies, airlines, airport tenants, and the general public to discuss, interpret, and explain policies, programs and objectives.

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc.; plus five years of project management experience on large engineering and construction projects. Qualifying experience must include at least two years of experience supervising engineering and/or architectural design and construction staff. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Registration: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri or registration in another state with eligibility for reciprocity in Missouri.

License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request.

Documentation of academic credentials, P.E. and driver’s license must be submitted upon request.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly.  A ten year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at

Persons not residing in the City of St. Louis must take up residence within 120 days of completing  six month probationary period if hire. EOE

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