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Project Manager, LGA

Location: LGA Airport
Schedule Type: Full-Time
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Aviation Department is seeking an experienced Project Manager to manage multiple projects at LaGuardia Airport (LGA).
Reporting to a Program Manager within the LGA Project Management Unit, the responsibilities for the Project Manager included but are not limited to:
  • Manage scoping and authorization process for all assigned projects, including the justification, planning approach, identification and study of alternatives and selection of the preferred alternative
  • Establish project schedules and budgets
  • Orchestrate and manage the efforts of all staff departments
  • Manage project planning, design, construction and close-out efforts
  • Work closely with facility physical plant/operations staff and engineering staff
  • Ensure that all required permits or agreements with outside entities are in place
  • Ensure effective management and timely completion of projects within scope, schedule and budget
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
  • Applicant must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Architecture or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the design, evaluation, and /or management of complex infrastructure rehabilitation of airports or other transportation facilities project work
  • Experience in project management, engineering design, architecture, and/or construction fields including establishment of project plans, setting priorities, and incorporating facility operations and security requirements into project plans
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, estimating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and/or inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desirable
  • Professional Engineer or Registered Architect license in New York or New Jersey is desirable
  • Experience working with outside agencies including, but not limited to FAA, DOT’s and environmental agencies
  • Knowledge of physical plants/assets, analysis of problem, obtaining the necessary resources from the various stakeholders
  • Experience in managing and influencing diverse work groups and project teams.
  • Demonstrated customer service, decision-making, and problem solving
  • Knowledge of capital planning and assessment, cost-benefit and life cycle cost analyses, project planning and development, and risk management protocols
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Compensation & Benefits
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

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