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 what 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.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Aviation, the Deputy Director of Planning and Development is a strategic thinker that leads a wide range of professional and para-professional team members who perform a variety of multi-discipline airport projects who develop, manage and deliver projects in the Airport Capital Development Program of various and considerable complexities.
Major functions of the position include:
Airport Executive Manager for All Major Development Projects - Serves as the primary executive manager and negotiator between the Airport and the community of Architectural, Engineering, Environmental, and Legal consultants and construction contractors. Works closely with support services from the City’s Public Works.
Stakeholder Engagement – Leads partnering activities with a wide range of stakeholders and ensure appropriate level of engagement with Airport Divisions, Airport business partners, regulatory agencies, City Departments through the life cycle of a Capital project.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Works closely with the FAA in capturing federal Airport Improvement Program funding and compliance with that grant program. Also, the position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Airport Layout Plan (ALP) to ensure compliance with all federal regulations and policies.
Airport Master Plan - Responsible for managing the Airport Master Plan including processing updates as needed, and for any work related to compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).
Compliance with FAA Standards – Responsible to ensure that all development complies with applicable FAA design standards and operating requirements.
Manage Impacts to Off Airport Airspace - Responsible for ensuring that off airport development does not adversely impact the Airport’s airspace, inhibiting the operation and growth in airline service.
Environmental Compliance Requirements – Responsible for compliance with and management of environmental regulations, including the Airport’s Storm Water Pollution and Prevention Plan, working with Airport tenant co-permittees to ensure compliance with the plan.
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
The ideal candidate shall think strategically and 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 Planning and Development team. 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
Due to the extent of the potential upcoming capital program, it is desirable that Candidates have experience in leadership role in large scale capital programs. Experience includes preparing RFP’s, selection of design-builders, managing contracts, achieving performance metrics, and extensive stakeholder engagement in a design build project delivery model in highly desirable.
Personal Characteristics and Management Style
Education & Experience
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: