Working independently and/or under the general supervision of the Vice President of Planning & Development, leads the design, engineering, and construction functions of the Planning & Development Department. In close coordination with the Director of Planning/Asset Management, manages CVG’s multi-year complex development program from project initiation through planning, budget and schedule development, environmental processing, design, construction, commissioning and closeout phases for KCAB and Tenant infrastructure projects including, runways, taxiways, roadways, parking facilities, terminal development, concession projects and site development. The position performs wide-ranging professional program and project management duties, as well as manages the efforts of staff professionals and contracted staff to ensure projects are accomplished on schedule, within budget, in accordance with project plans and specifications and conforming to company policies and federal/state/local regulations.
This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
Conceptualizes, develops and oversees proactive and strategically driven initiatives regarding, design, construction, engineering, program and project management and environmental and conservation matters.
Directs development and maintenance of budget profiles, schedules, project estimates, cash flow projections, and project documentation for planned and completed construction work.
In close coordination with airport operations, ensures that all physical developments at the airport comply with operational and regulatory requirements for consistent, safe, secure operation of the airfield environment - airspace, air navigation aids and airfield components.
Manages and facilitates design, construction oversight and implementation of all projects and plans relevant to the Airport within procurement requirements and established schedules and budgets.
Organizes and plans departmental and/or functional activities. Anticipates needs, forecasts results, analyzes and organizes work processes and procedures, and delegates assignments and/or work tasks for results.
Responsible for all applicable annual requirements for providing capital budgets in support of the KCAB annual budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
Key stakeholder responsible for the development of the five-year FAA Airport Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) for the purpose of meeting all applicable FAA requirements, AIP grants, PFC funds, and overall grant assurances.
Directs appropriate resources, internal and external, in the planning, programming, design, and construction of Airport projects.
Directs allocated resources (internal and external) in a manner to effectively control cost, quality, and timeliness of Airport improvements.
Responsible for all contract management activities as documented in KCAB Policy 1014, Contract Management. As the subject matter expert, responsible for all key aspects of contract management ensuring KCAB's interests are represented in any business activities regarding the agreement.
Directs coordinating activities with other KCAB departments and the FAA to determine project eligibility for federal and/or grant funding.
Directs development of negotiating strategy, parameters, pricing, and terms for construction contracts.
Directs evaluation of construction management activities for purposes of assignment to Airport employees or outside contractors.
Directs evaluation of potential construction contractors and management of all construction contractors.
Interacts with and serves as liaison to airlines, airport agencies, government agencies, and the FAA with respect to planning, design, and construction activities and related matters.
Staff management responsibility to include supervision, delegation and review of assigned work, hiring/terminating, performance appraisals, coaching/counseling, staff development, application of organizational policies and procedures.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, mechanical, electrical or civil engineering or a related field and ten years of related experience with five years experience managing large scale, complex projects; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Professional Engineer preferred
Valid Drivers License
Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.
Obtain/maintain position appropriate NIMS & emergency training.
Engineering theories and principals;
Project management principles and the management of projects’ life cycle phases; from initiation and planning through design, bidding, construction and close out;
Effective project management practices and standards including sound judgment, decision making, problem solving, sense of urgency, productivity, effective time management and the concurrent management of multiple projects and tasks with efficiency and effectiveness;
OSHA construction regulations and other pertinent safety rules and regulations, construction methods and techniques;
Principles and practices of airport planning, design and construction;
Principles and practices of airport administration, including budgeting, purchasing, contracting and records maintenance;
Demonstrated skill in leading and managing staff efficiently and effectively;
Clearly and effectively communicating, both orally and in writing;
Demonstrated skill in managing large scale complex projects;
Demonstrated skill in comprehending and implementing requirements of complex, technical information;
Demonstrated skill in analyzing survey reports, maps, drawings, etc.;
Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including AutoCAD, word processing, presentation software and spreadsheets;
Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
Demonstrated skill in use of independent judgment and team leadership;
Proven experiences in the development of processes and procedures reflecting industry best practices for the management of projects throughout the project life cycle from project initiation through planning, environmental processing, design, implementation and operations;
Knowledge and understanding of capital planning, NEPA and annual budget and business planning processes;
Knowledge and experience with development and management of CPM Schedules, inter-dependencies and resource requirements associated with various tasks and initiatives.
ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing.
Medium Work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Kenton County Airport Board
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has a long history of providing first-class air service, unparalleled efficiency and excellent customer service. Behind the exceptional service and outstanding facilities found at CVG is a team, the Kenton County Airport Board, owner and operator of CVG, dedicated to making the airport among the best in the world. One can see this commitment in the safe, well-maintained facilities, in the cleanliness of the terminals, and in the overall beauty of the airport grounds. Visit our website, www.cvgairport.com to learn more.