• 2018 Senior Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/8/2018 10:59 AM)
    Employer Name
    Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport
    Client & Job Location : City
    San Jose
    Client & Job Location : State/Province
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  • Overview

    Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport


    The Airport is proud to offer an exciting and unique opportunity for a team member who brings positive energy and is motivated to shape the future of the Airport. The Airport team is passionate about all our Airport has to offer to the Silicon Valley and is seeking a professional who will share this passion. This great work environment makes this an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and results-oriented individual who will like to join our Airport team to work hard toward our strategic vision.


    Under the direction of the Deputy Director of the Planning and Development Division for the Airport, the Senior Engineer position is a strategic thinker that leads a wide range of professional and para-professional team members who perform a variety multi-discipline airport projects who develop, manage and deliver projects in the Airport Capital Development Program of various and considerable complexities. The Senior Engineer must possess in depth knowledge in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques related to civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, and/or geotechnical engineering, architecture, and capital project delivery. Demonstrated experience in airport construction projects which provides innovative solutions for complex challenges is expected. Also, the Senior Engineer is responsible for collaboration with other Airport Divisions, airlines, and tenants that are potentially affected by construction activities. In addition, the position will ensure Capital Project compliance Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, and other agencies that may have impacts to the projects.  The Airport is a dynamic organization and the successful candidate must by willing to lead through a changing environment with emotional intelligence. The candidate selected will be an individual who can support and lead through their work efforts the Strategic Vision, Mission and Goals established for the Airport Department.



    The ideal candidate shall have experience in enhancing a service oriented work environment while planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the performance of assigned team members; establishing performance requirements and personal development targets; and providing coaching to enhance performance and continuous development of the assigned team. Candidates should have experience with some elements of the department’s service portfolio and the ability and willingness to learn the other elements. Candidates should have a proven track record of building strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders of all kinds, including residents, businesses, elected officials, and other professional staff. Candidates should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have the capacity to drive forward with high priority initiatives while managing daily workload.


    Personal Characteristics and Management Style:


    • Confident decision maker with a track record of producing results
    • Effective and empathic communicator skilled at building relationships
    • Collaborative partner with stakeholders inside and outside the City organization
    • Proven leader in empowering employees and supporting their development and recognition
    • Experienced manager who appreciates and welcomes San José’s rich multicultural, diverse environment


    Education and Experience


    Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:

    1. Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering.  A Master’s Degree is desirable.

    2. Experience: Five (5) years or progressively responsible professional Civil Engineering experience, including at least two (2) years at the level of Associate Engineer or higher, preferably in an airport environment.

    3. Certification or License:  Possession of a California State Certificate of Registration in Civil Engineering and possession of a valid driver's license.

    4. Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.