This proponent will be responsible for the implementation of airside, landside, and cargo projects from planning through design and construction. This proponent is expected to have an in-depth, all-around understanding of airfield and roadway issues at large hub airports. This understanding is to have been developed through personal, hands-on experience. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the Department of Aviation and pertinent local and federal standard practices are performed and maintained in accordance to state and federal regulations. This is an experienced, professional level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the profession with limited guidance or review. This is not a routine promotional level and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Aviation Management or related field required, Master's Degree preferred; 8 to 10 years of experience in airfield and/or airport terminal planning and /or design required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license.
Preferred Education & Experience
Master's degree in Engineering, Aviation Management, or related area (Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis). 10 years of work experience in medium and large hub airport design and construction or similar area with some experience as a supervisor, team leader, etc.
Licensures and Certifications
One or more of the following certifications are preferred: Professional Engineer’s license (P.E.); Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.), or Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
The typical work environment is in a Department of Aviation office. However, the proponent is expected to visit projects in the field under all weather conditions. The proponent is also expected to visit project sites at night or on weekends as work and project circumstances dictate.
About City of Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA) is the largest airport in the world as measured by passenger volume for the 15th straight consecutive year. As the airport continues to expand its options for travelers, from adding Southwest Airlines to its roster of passenger airlines to updating food and beverage outlets throughout the terminals with local legends and world-renowned brands, we continue to experience growth.
Our international visitors will experience the most high-profile new development at Hartsfield-Jackson - the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal. With the Federal Aviation Administration forecasting that international traffic will increase by more than 30 percent over the next four years — to 13 million in 2015 — the new terminal will support the ever-changing needs of our airline partners and our customers for years to come.
Additionally, the international terminal helps strengthen Atlanta's position as a global gateway for the southeastern United States and as a preferred destination for international business and tourism. With the new facilities, Atlanta will have a 40-gate international air travel gateway with service to nearly 80... international destinations in more than 50 countries. To ensure that this trajectory is maintained, the need to acquire top talent is a key initiative of the management team.
As the world’s busiest and most efficient airport serving over 96 million passengers annually, HJAIA serves as a global gateway. We are the South’s leading employer with over 440,000 regionally supported jobs, 60,000 jobs onsite and an elite group of 600 employees that work directly for the HJAIA.. Our organization is unique as it offers opportunities in management, skilled, and technical positions. We are actively seeking talent to fill our open positions and invite you to apply.