Aviation Project Manager

Our customer, a state association within the aviation industry, is seeking the following skilled individual for a long-term (24 + months) assignment based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

Aviation Project Manager

On behalf of our client, we are seeking applications for a Aviation Project Manager. Under minimum supervision, our client is seeking a self-starting experienced project manager who is customer oriented and driven to complete projects within budget, on time and with high standards implemented. The PM is responsible for the direction, coordination, and management of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and State aviation planning and capital projects. The PM will assist in the implementation and maintenance of an airport’s Capital Improvement Program and will provide administrative support during project execution, including construction plans and specification reviews, correspondence, contracts, reports, and procedures. Attendance may be required at certain project meetings. Inspections of construction sites to verify compliance with federal and state aviation regulations and construction safety will be required. The PM will develop relationships with airport sponsors, consultants, state and federal agencies. In addition, further responsibilities include compliance with objectives contained within a Statewide Aviation System Plan, the federal grant block program and airport improvement program, individual Airport Master Plans, environmental laws, federal land acquisition, grant assurance requirements, state licensing, and airspace matters.  This position will be responsible for a group of Regional Georgia Airports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, construction management, airport management or a related field OR five (5) years of experience in construction/project management or as a consultant for aviation development OR five (5) years of airport/aviation experience with at least two (2) years of experience in airport project management.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field AND three (3) years of experience in aviation capital improvement projects.

Position Requirements:

This is a full time, long-term contract position that will require scheduled office visits to downtown Atlanta, GA. The position further requires approximately 50% to 80% travel with some overnight stays.