Lead and manage complex capital construction projects of varying size and scope at Sea-Tac International Airport with an emphasis on providing Aviation Capital Program focused electrical and or mechanical engineering expertise to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Effectively lead, manage and facilitate capital construction projects from approval to completion. Participate in project planning meetings to discuss/determine project objectives, plan scope, schedule and budget.
Assist/support project sponsors or tenants with project set up including developing project scope, initial budget estimates, preliminary project schedules and providing input for obtaining project planning funds.
Monitor and evaluate projects through regular interaction with project team to ensure adherence to project specifications and standards.
Minimize disruptions to operations and the public.
Ensure that provisions to ensure the safety of the public, Port staff, and contractors are included in project plans.
Plan, research, budget and schedule assigned projects.
Manage, track and report project controls including project scope, schedule, budget and authorization.
Approve invoices according to Port guidelines.
Prepare Service Agreements (SA) and amendments.
Serve as principal point of contact for all issues related to assigned projects.
Ensure compliance to Federal, State, Port and other regulatory agency regulations and guidelines.
Supervise project closeout and budget reconciliation and evaluation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Working knowledge of project management principles, practices, and procedures including cost estimating and managing project budgets and schedules. Knowledge of engineering and architectural design principles, practices and procedures, ideally with an emphasis in electrical and or mechanical engineering. Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory agencies and related regulations, guidelines and procedures as they relate to Port capital construction projects.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills and the ability to effectively influence people without direct authority. Strong customer service skills and the ability to respond effectively to challenging customers. Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal. Proficient computer skills including the use of various computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, and other database and project management software. Skill in utilizing critical and creative thinking and problem solving.
Ability to understand project plans and specifications, prioritize competing tasks and pay attention to detail. Ability to lead project teams consisting of both in-house and consultant staff in engineering, design, and construction.
QUALIFICATIONS: Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
Five (5) years design/engineering and two years project management experience.
Engineer in Training (EIT)
Experience with complex infrastructure related projects; and 5 years Project Management experience.
Professional Engineer License.
The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About Port of Seattle
Founded in 1911, the Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, two cruise ship terminals, Fishermen’s Terminal—home of the North Pacific fishing fleet, a grain terminal, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for financial return and economic advantage.
The Port’s operations currently help create nearly 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages throughout the region. Over the next 20 years, the Port’s “Century Agenda” seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy-efficient port. Learn more at www.portseattle.org.