Assistant Project Manager
Company: Staff Matters
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Assistant Project Manager
Under minimal supervision and administrative direction, assists in
the project management of facility development activities and
project-related administrative requirements for major maintenance
projects, tenant improvement project facilitation at Tucson
International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN).
The following functions and all other functions not included in
this job description are to be performed in the best interests and
for the greater good of TAA.
- Coordinate assigned project activities to ensure design goals,
management reports, project schedules, budgets, plans and
specifications, and construction management is coordinated and
conducted in a timely and cost effective manner.
- Document and review budget, expenditures, adherence to
construction schedules, scope negotiations, and negotiate change
orders for contractors and consultants.
- Work with contractors and specialty design consultants to
ensure the required quality standard requirements of the project
are being met; provide construction project budget estimates,
review and approve designs, plans, specifications and contract
documents, resolve construction contract disputes, and render final
inspection and approval of completed projects.
- Coordinate the design, construction and inspection of assigned
projects to ensure systems are fully operational by project
- Support the project team and internal stakeholders to ensure
all design changes and solutions are implemented and coordinated
into the project design documentation.
- Coordinate with TAA staff, consultants, contractors, and any
stakeholders to ensure that all parties coordinate and collaborate
to identify the best solutions for successful implementation of
projects; respond to inquiries from TAA staff and tenants, and
provide information pertaining to the status of projects.
- Coordinate inspections with outside agencies and TAA staff, and
accept assigned projects for the TAA; manage final inspections to
develop appropriate punch lists, and the approval of all progress
payments through the completion of projects.
- Assist in the design and constructability review of design
plans and specifications which are prepared by consultants under
contract with TAA; coordinate support services and provide
knowledge and authoritative guidance on design and construction
- Work closely with architects, consultants, external and
internal stakeholders, maintenance staff and other technical
sub-contractors until project end.
- Prepare reports and present recommendations to management at
key decision points in project development.
- Keep current, accurate records on each working project.
- Provide 24 hour response/resolution to project and airport
- Ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the use
of TAA property and facilities and the adherence to all air traffic
and safety regulations during the course of assigned projects.
- Collaborate with the FAA, ADOT, City or County staff to ensure
successful project implementation.
- Abide by all FAA or ADOT grant regulatory requirements.
- Work closely with TAA IT and Maintenance staff to effectively
maintain and plan for replacement/upgrades to existing
- Assist with the establishment and implementation of facility
development policies and objectives. -- Be responsive to airport
emergencies and situations that may involve loss of human life or
property; support public safety and operational response to
emergencies; utilize Incident Management System (ICS)/National
Incident Management System (NIMS) protocols and procedures;
coordinate and/or participate in after-action emergency de-briefing
with appropriate departments and stakeholders.
The above listed functions are not necessarily all the essential
functions. Job duties and functions may be expanded or reduced by
management based on future changing needs and job requirements.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college/university
with major course work in engineering, construction management or
architecture or equivalent experience. Strong overall project
management skills with an emphasis on risk management and
construction administration. Any equivalent combination of
experience and training that provides the desired knowledge,
skills, and abilities will be considered.
Job Requirements: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-- The principles and practices of engineering/architectural design
and construction, and administration of project management.
-- Design principles, techniques and tools used in the production
and use of precision technical plans, drawings and models.
-- The organization's strategic plan, mission and goals, and how
these relate to division, department, team, and individual projects
-- Project Management Software Packages
-- Oral, listening, and written communications, proofreading ,
critical-thinking and multi-tasking.
-- Taking initiative and being a self-starter.
-- Customer Service Orientation
-- Relationship Building
-- Work primarily in a typical, temperature administrative office
setting in a semi-enclosed work space.
-- Apply architectural and engineering principles, methods, and
techniques to theoretical and practical problems with versatility,
judgment, and perception.
-- Prioritize responsibilities to ensure long-term priorities are
not sacrificed for short-term accomplishments.
-- Express ideas effectively; prepare and present written and/or
-- Perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy, attention to
detail, with mature judgment, to function in compelling, high
stress, fast moving work surroundings, with deadlines and multiple
-- Initiate and organize responsibilities without observant
supervision, and to take independent action relative to work
problems requiring immediate solutions, including notification to
your supervisor if you are unable to resolve work problems.
-- Identify problems that may arise during the planning of projects
and recommend corrective actions.
-- Read, write, and speak the English language in an articulate,
-- Communicate via telephone, radio, cellular telephone, with
sufficient clarity to be understood by others and to hear radio and
telephone transmissions in a high noise environment.
-- Use a computer utilizing Microsoft office software, other
computer software products and programs, architectural engineering
scale, and office machines.
-- Establish and maintain effective and positive working
relationships with department personnel, other TAA personnel, and
-- Understand that dissemination of information outside of job
requirements is based on "need-to-know" and maintain discreet and
professional sense of confidentiality due to sensitive nature of
-- Be sensitive and aware of actions and reactions of employees,
tenants, Board and Authority members, consultants, the public and
outside agencies, and inform supervisor of appropriate
-- Continually learn and apply the latest up-to-date technical
knowledge and skills in functional area of responsibility. Strives
to become an expert in field by taking initiative for on-the-job
learning experiences, as well as seeking out formal education and
coursework for continuous growth and development.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
-- Valid Arizona Driver's license.
-- Meet and maintain the ability to drive airport vehicles on the
Air Operations Area (AOA) and Non-Movement Area.
-- Must obtain and maintain access to the Security Identification
Display Area (SIDA).
-- Must successfully complete the National Incident Management
System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700 and 800 course requirements and
certification within the first year of assuming the position.
-- As an employee, you are deemed to be essential personnel as part
of TAA's emergency response, and must respond to airport incidents,
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