Under the general direction of the Manager of Design Services, this position represents the Authority in the administrative and operational details of ongoing design activities and provides oversight of project related communication between Authority staff, design consultants, the Authority’s Consulting Engineer, tenants and airport users on airport development projects.
This position will oversee the planning and design elements of capital improvement projects. It is the duty of this position to ensure that from an operational and functional aspect all design elements are fully coordinated with Authority stakeholders including meeting all FAA and TSA regulatory operational requirements. This position ensures that the design of all projects is proceeding in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Authority and that all schedule and budget requirements are met.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Develops project management plans for airport development projects including definition of the scope of work, project budgets and schedules.
Manages capital improvement projects including coordination and oversight of A/E firms and coordination with key stakeholders including other Authority Departments and tenants. Monitors and controls project budgets, schedules and prepares project management plan updates as required to manage the project. Reviews and approves A/E design invoices. Prepares and reviews project status reports with department management.
Reviews and approves design progress drawings and specifications at designated intervals (15, 30, 60, 90, 100% completion). Leads design coordination and review meetings. Ensures the Authority’s design criteria is implemented in the project’s design.
Holds project team meetings with stakeholders during the design process, as well as keep stakeholders updated and informed as the project moves through the design phase of each project.
Interprets design questions from contractor and HCAA construction personnel. Participates in construction progress meetings. Oversees any redesign activities, participates in final inspection and acceptance of the project.
Coordinates with design consultants to obtain required permits and design approvals as required.
Coordinates and establishes effective working relationships with other Authority departments, coordinates with governmental and code agencies, and assists in design administration duties.
Performs review of tenant work permit plans and specifications.
Performs other related duties as required
Application Screening (Civil Service Office)
Performance Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
Written Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
Establish List (Civil Service Office)
Department Selection Interviews (Hiring Agency)
Background Investigation (Hiring Agency)
Job Offer (Hiring Agency)
Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Architecture and seven years of progressively responsible experience in project design and management.
A professional license in engineering or architecture is preferred.
The ideal candidates should possess exceptional leadership, communication and presentation skills.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement (DD-214) to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
NOTE : Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE: The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.
NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.
NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
SPECIAL NOTE: All selected applicants for employment at Hillsborough County Aviation Authority must successfully pass a fingerprint FBI criminal history check in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation, Part 107.209.
EXAMINATION: Applicants must take and successfully pass a Data Entry skills test, as well as a written multiple choice exam in order to be placed on the eligibility list for this recruitment.