Capital Projects Administrator- Engineering: Manager of Engineering and Construction
New Orleans Aviation Board
October 1, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Under general direction, plans, organizes and administers all construction and engineering activities for the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB). These activities include program planning, budgeting, design, contract pro¬cure¬ment, fiscal administration, construction management and quality assurance. Work involves the responsibility for the administration and technical supervision of capital projects and includes responsibility for participating in the determination of departmental policies and planning. Work includes the making of decisions on the preparation of the capital budget, the expenditure of capital funds as well as the approval of construction plans and designs. The Manager of Engineering and Construction classification exists to have full supervisory responsibility over two distinct and separate areas: construction, and engineering. Responsibilities include negotiating and administration of professional service contracts, contract management and administration for all airport construction projects, and ensuring compliance with FAA and applicable Federal and State laws and guidelines.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university AND current registration as a Professional Engineer from any state.
Three (3) years of increasingly responsible management experience in public works projects engineering & construction AND two (2) years of management and supervisory experience.
Aviation experience preferred.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of application.
Incumbents must obtain within one (1) year a valid Certification of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Louisiana.
Knowledge of Civil engineering principles, practices and methods.
Knowledge of project management, construction and contract management.
Knowledge of principles of organization and management, including personnel administration and budgetary control.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations, including FAA regulations.
Skill to use computer skills for data entry, word processing, and spread sheet development.
Skill to prepare routine, recurring and special reports for management.
Ability to write clear, concise reports and procedural documents and prepare/maintain accurate and complete records.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on your position, benefits of working for the City of New Orleans may include a Pension, Health Insurance (hospitalization, prescription coverage, vision, and dental) for you and your family, 10 paid holidays, longevity pay, free life insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.
This position may be deemed to be essential personnel as part of NOAB’s Emergency Response Team, and may be required to respond to airport incidents as requested/required.
Applications can be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans/jobs/2223390/capital-projects-administrator-class-code-4410
About New Orleans Aviation Board
The New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) oversees the operation of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport as an unattached board of the City of New Orleans. The nine member board is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans to five year terms.
Armstrong International serves nearly 12 million passengers annually with 15 airlines to 56 non-stop destinations. NOAB has a $1 Billon Capital Improvement Program underway, including the construction of a new 35-gate terminal facility.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the gateway to one of the top travel destinations in the world – New Orleans. Conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown and historic French Quarter, Armstrong International is poised for the future as the Airport of the Gulf South providing safe, first class customer service to travelers from around the world.