PURPOSE: Provide oversight for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s landside and airside Civil Infrastructure system components to include; asset management, developing and maintaining standards, plan and collaborate with various teams across the organization for minimizing total ownership costs for the Civil Infrastructure systems.
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:
Leads Civil infrastructure program. Recommends facilities, personnel, and funds required to carry out programs. Oversees the technical, legal, and financial issues of an entire program.
Create/review and approve Civil infrastructure system standards, review designs against the civil standards for broad program areas or an intensely specialized area with innovative or important aspects.
Directs the installation, troubleshooting, replacement and operation of civil infrastructure systems and equipment. Is responsible for the Civil Infrastructure Asset Management.
Provide evaluation of new methods and developments. Provide direction and oversight on implementation of new systems and programs. Approve modification requests to existing civil infrastructure and approves changes to Port Civil Standards related to questions and issues.
Develop, maintain and update asset management program, e.g. pavement management program, coordinate with Port Engineering on bridge inspection program and others.
Conducts presentations to the upper management, Commission and Executive of major modifications and upgrades needed from infrastructure systems to satisfy changes and growth at the airport.
Lead, coach, and mentor staff of engineers, setting clear goals and expectations, managing performance and employee development. Responsible for performance evaluations and handling disciplinary issues.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge and advanced skills to develop, review, and advise specialized systems. Knowledge of specialized system models, principles, practices, and procedures with ability to recommend changes to model. Knowledge of project management, principles, practices, and procedures, including cost estimating, budget, and schedules. In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations related to airport standards and regulations, federal and state transportation standards, wastewater and building standards. Knowledge of project processes including planning, modeling, estimating, design, permitting, authorization, bidding, construction, start up, balancing, commissioning, activation and operation. Knowledge of budgeting practices for department ongoing operations.
Skill to improve process and ability to develop and implement innovative improvement to infrastructure. Supervisory, leadership, and analytical skills. Effective oral and written communication skills are required with a strong focus on collaboration, team building, budget development, and cost management. Long range planning, visioning, strategic thinking and decision making skills. Skills leading and directing staff and work groups.
Ability to lead and influence a disparate group of stakeholders both internal and external. Ability to develop and foster effective ongoing relationships with customers. Must be able to conduct themselves with control under stressful situations. Ability to identify and solve problems effectively through their team. Must be able to make difficult decisions under challenging situations and often with limited information. Ability to foster a positive working environment. Ability to prepare annual performance documents and provide feedback to direct reports and develop staff. Ability to see the big picture and focus on the part that needs improvement and prioritize among various competing demands.
QUALIFICATIONS: Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from ABET accredited school;
Ten(10) years of experience in civil infrastructure system planning, design, construction and maintenance; with five years (5) of supervising engineering staff and managing the work of consultants; and
Current Professional Engineer License.
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering; and
Fifteen (15) years of experience in civil infrastructure system planning, design, , construction and maintenance at large or medium hub airports; ; with five years (5) of supervising engineering staff and managing the work of consultants; and
Familiar with FAA Advisory Circulars, Engineering Briefs and design standards.
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.
Internal Number: 1505BR
About Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade, transportation and travel to the Pacific Northwest, and supports industries as diverse as tourism and commercial fishing. The Port is also a key builder of road and rail infrastructure, partnering with other agencies to improve freight traffic from Tacoma to Everett.
The Port owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport - the nation’s 18th busiest – handling more than 31 million passengers in 2007. The Port’s passenger cruise terminals at Pier 66 and Terminal 30 handled 190 ship calls and nearly 755,000 passengers during the 2007 season.