Airport Engineering Manager – JWA

Website The County of Orange

The County of Orange is seeking an Airport Engineering Manager for John Wayne Airport (SNA). Responsibilities involve managing engineering staff consisting of senior professional engineers/ architects, A/E project managers, building inspectors, an airport technical associate, survey staff and a diverse group of support staff from external contractor firms representing a wide variety of disciplines. The position reports to the Deputy Airport Director Facilities/Airport Engineer and will also serve in that role in the Deputy Director’s absence.

Position Qualifications (please note updated position qualifications)

  • Five (5) or more years of managerial/administrative experience in performing duties related to the responsibilities and competencies of this position.
  • While not required, the ideal candidate will have five (5) or more years of experience performing the duties of a professional civil engineer in California.
  • In addition to the above requirements, the successful candidate will possess three (3) or more years of professional engineering experience working on Commercial Aviation/General Aviation airport projects.
  • The requirements listed above may run concurrently

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $82,472.00 – $146,577.60, depending on experience, and offers an attractive range of benefits. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at


Filing Deadline: December 19, 2020

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