2020 Project Manager GEG

Job Locations US-WA-Spokane
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/20/2020 1:21 PM)
Employer Name
Spokane International Airport (GEG)
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Project Manager

Spokane International Airport

Spokane, WA

Performs construction and project management of multiple public works, planning, construction and environmental projects and manages multiple facilities improvements projects in multiple buildings. This role will also work strategically with Airport leadership to evaluate the real estate portfolio to define potential asset improvement projects. 


  • Coordinates with stakeholders in the administration of construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work in progress to ensure contract compliance; provides cost estimates, budgets, and project schedules; ensures appropriate documents are prepared and monitors project budget to achieve successful project completion and/or grant compliance.
  • As a project manager, consults with various departments to determine project scope and requirements, gathers and prepares information regarding design, specification, materials, equipment, estimated costs, and timeline to achieve project completion.
  • Oversees and directs construction projects from conception, design to completion. Scopes projects in-depth to determine deliverables and budgets. Prepares internal and external reports pertaining to job status.
  • Determines methodologies, information resources and techniques to be utilized in the conduct of architectural research, planning, and programming studies.
  • Reviews and recommends for approval the work of design teams during development of new construction and modernization projects.
  • Administers consultant contracts for project design development work, as well as participating in the selection process.
  • Coordinates with Airport leadership to define objectives, budgets and timelines.
  • Manages teams of consultants and contractors.
  • Implements quality construction standards and practices to ensure quality and safety.
  • Communicates with internal and external stakeholders on proposed and existing projects; meets with groups, technical committees and public agencies to explain and describe project plan, generates support and encourages participation by sharing project goals and purposes.
  • Conducts facility space planning, programming and design to maximize efficiency of multiple facilities, spaces, and personnel. Prepares building condition assessments and makes capital programming recommendations. Assists Director with communication of facilities maintenance needs to Airport leadership.
  • Evaluates condition of current facilities and make recommendations for enhancements. Provides estimates and plans for needed repairs and maintenance;
  • Develops conceptual architectural designs to optimize site utilization; prepares preliminary design drawings and renderings.
  • Manages multiple construction projects, associated budgets, and monitors construction activity. Manage and direct subcontractors. Coordinate, schedule and monitor the work of assigned project staff and consultants. Reads blueprints, drawings, and specifications. Maintains work and time records and makes reports.
  • Assists in the development of standards for selection of mechanical and electrical systems and components to be installed in buildings in order to minimize operational costs and maximize energy efficiency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in architecture, engineering, construction or facilities management, business administration, public administration, planning or related field of study with course work in the principles and practices of architectural/engineering design is required.


Five years of responsible employment in design and construction project management and budgeting.

Previous experience managing FAA projects at a commercial service airport preferred.

Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, free of serious or frequent traffic violations.



General and governmental facilities management principles, program methodologies, and procedures; of Capital Program procedures and practices with special emphasis on building and facilities construction methods and commonly used materials; of Federal and state laws, and local ordinances and code as they relate to all requirements of the job.

Project management methods and practices for planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring performance and evaluating results.

Conceptual architectural design; preparation of design drawings and renderings; facility space planning, programming and design; and building condition assessments.



Generate preliminary design documents and interpret construction documents.

Understand and interpret plans, sketches, blueprints, oral, and written instructions.

Compile and maintain financial records, reports and various other forms of pertinent information in an organized and professional manner as mandated by regulations.


Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, including the preparation of contracts, schedules, expenditures, and project reports.

Maintain productive relationships with managers, design and engineering consultants and contractors; and engage in problem-solving, team building and partnerships to accomplish the overall objectives of the department and Airport leadership.

Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports and provide explanations which require displaying and presenting plans and drawings, graphics, spreadsheets, and other communication methods to audiences of varying familiarity.


Physical Requirements:

Requires the ability to lift, carry, push and pull objects up to 30 pounds.

Job functions require sitting for extended periods and intermittent standing and walking with occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, bending, lifting, carrying, and reaching.  Requires walking over rough terrain.

Extensive wrist and hand movements required for frequent keyboarding and use of office equipment.

Ability to perform close work to file, read and use computer required. Must be able read fine print on plans, have depth perception, and detect shades of color.


Ability to continuously exchange information through listening and talking with coworkers, vendors, and other individuals required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Must be able to obtain and maintain an Airport security badge as a condition of employment.


Supplemental Information:


Working Contacts with Others (Internal and External):

Regular contact with management, employees, tenants, vendors, government agency staff and the general public.        

Working Conditions, Travel, Environment and Potential Hazards:

Work is conducted primarily in an office setting, but includes regular visits to facilities and construction project locations. Occasional exposure to airborne particles and moderate to high noise levels while working on project sites. This position involves frequent attendance at internal and public meetings, including some that are conducted outside of regular work schedule, to include irregular hours.

Equipment Operation Required:

Motor vehicles, personal computer, radio communication equipment, calculator, copier, fax, and other assorted trade equipment.