CBRE Project Manager- Aviation Logistics in Chicago, Illinois

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JOB SUMMARY

CBRE|HEERY is looking for a Project Manager- Aviation Logistics to work on Midlevel/Large Airports throughout the Midwest U.S.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Manager for Medium/Large Scale Aviation projects in the Midwest. Manager would be responsible for the activation of new elements of a New Terminal Renovation Program. The Project Manager would work throughout the design/construction phases to assure all user requirements are addressed. Manager will develop and manage detailed plans and meet with all users as needed to make the transitions to new terminal areas successful related to operations, safety and security. Responsibilities include in-depth coordination with other consultants/contractors working on airports, coordination with airlines and users, budget/schedule performance, coordination of commissioning teams, testing oversight of new equipment/processes, staff oversight/management. . Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting construction projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings. Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients. Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals. Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings. Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule. Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk. Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.

Minimum four years of related experience and/or training.

Degree in Aviation, Engineering, Construction or equivalent experience.

Proven experience delivering a new terminal and/or large scale terminal renovation with an emphasis on logistics responsibility.

Work at Medium / Large Airports.

Proven ability to develop/implement operational transition plans.

Ability to lead weekly meetings with owner, contractor, other consultants.

Computer Skills - CM Programs, Basic Excel/Word, Presentation Programs. BIM/P6 a plus. FAA Regulation experience a plus.

Team Player, committed to the success of the Project/Program. Working knowledge of Airport Facilities - BHS, Airport Security; Signage; Vertical Transportation; Public Transportation Interface, Concessions.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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